>Lance, your frustration is the feeling of many. That being >said, it seems clear that Nikon took a look at their marketing >strategy and decided to not to continue shooting their top pro >camera sales in the foot again. I could be way off base, but I >don't expect them to put out a D4 light, which is what the >direct D700 replacement would be. If it would come out,it >would be at least not for quite some time, like a minimum of a >couple of years and would be paired, I think, with a D5 which >would jump well ahead again. If they did come out with a >direct replacement now, or so, especially with the price of >the D4 being what it is, they would likely kiss the sales of >that baby goodbye.
So do you think that they will continue with the D700 for the immediate future? It's clear that the D800 is not the D700 upgrade but a different camera and has a different spot in their product lineup.