Originally Posted by Rob-F
My story is really similar! I started with a D200 as my first Nikon digital. I sold it and bought a D300, which I still have, and later a D700. My zooms are the 17-35mm f/2.8; 35-70mm f/2.8; and 28-105 3.5-4.5. All are very fine, no complaints (except for the weight of the 17-35.
What similar paths we have been on!
Yes, we have been on similar paths! Your reference to the weight of the 17-35 is precisely why I decided not to get that lens! I held it once and decided I would never buy it
That's why I went for the 16-35 which is lighter than the 17-35.