Not to confuse even more but as I said, the camera doesn't really matter, at your point on the learning curve, the lens isn't really gonna matter right now either. Lots of people have done great photos with the kit lens too, ya know. Once you learn how to operate the new machine you need to learn how to light things up and you'll need to get into off- camera lighting if you want anything to look professional. Mosey over to www.strobist.com
to see what people can do with their one external speed light. If you're into photography at all you should be impressed.