>Greg -- I am not so sure about your assessment of the D700 as >a "semi-pro" camera. A lot of people who make >pretty decent livings in photography, including myself, use >the D700. It i an awesome camera that occupies a pretty sweet >spot cost wise and performance wise. Balanced against the D3, >it provided equal image quality with a few sacrifices in other >areas. In the end, that's what I use as my most critical >measurement: image quality. You'll love your D700.