> > You need a strong back to stay with Nikon.
> Still do. My D3 with 70-200 attached is roughly the same
> weight as the M-14 I carried in the Army. Okay, that
> might be a bit of an overstatement, and I'm too lazy to
> actually look up the specs, but it ain't far off.
The weight of these older lenses is such that I hesitate to take more than
a wide/telephoto walkaround zoom and a telephoto zoom. When you consider that
these older lenses can be bought for around $20 and comparable newer lenses are
close to $1,000, you just think of the effort of carrying them around to be a
health benefit. Beats paying for membership in one of those exercise "meet
Themed Olympus Photo Exhibition: http://www.tope.nl/