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"RE: New D-5000"

Covey22 Moderator Expert in various fields including aviation photography Awarded for his contributions to the Resources and The Nikonian eZine Charter Member
Fri 01-Jan-10 01:29 AM

The weight difference is about 15 ounces. Unless every ounce is of a critical importance to you - for example, wilderness hiking/camping where weight is a trade-off - equipment versus supplies - you're giving up quite a bit to downgrade to a 55-200. The VR is better on the longer lens and 300mm is 300mm - sure you can crop it, but nothing beats optical zoom power. The handling and build are of a higher tier as well.

A general, generic topic New D-5000 [View all] , eickdle , Thu 31-Dec-09 09:02 PM
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