>Robert - Just a suggestion: rather than buying the 18-200, >why not consider a 16-85 AND a 70-300? You'll appreciate that >extra 2mm at the wide end, believe me. The 18-200 is an >alternative if you're buying just one lens, but I think you'll >get more bang for buck with this combo. >
Checking the specs on the 16-85 and it's the same speed of the 18-200 and almost the same price but lacking the extra magnification. Please enlighten me on why it's a better buy.