This forum is full of questions about upgrading cameras, next lens selection and such. Have you sat down with yourself and have a conversation of where you want to take this hobby in the future? It's certainly a good idea. That way you're less likely to waste money on frivilous and unnecessary items, making smart choices for your style of photography. I'm starting to really like this guys videos. Here's a quirky, yet succinct thoughts on such questions for the newbie. Photography, Lightroom & Digital Camera How To — FroKnowsPhoto D3000 Project – Your 5 Year Plan Hope it helps some.