>It depends on your photography needs. I would personally >recommend the Nikon D5200 as an 'advanced beginner's camera' >and a good option for sports/action photography. It is lighter >than the D7000 while having some of its best features. The >D5200 has got excellent reviews in the short time since it was >released. > >I wrote an in-depth review on the Nikon D5200 dslr, including >a comparison with other rivals and alternatives, as well as >lens recommendations, based on actual user feedback. You can >check it out at >http://www.squidoo.com/D5200-nikon-dslr-price-and-review. I >hope that helps you in your decision!