Nikon 24-85 G VR vs non VR

Started Jul 3, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: I have the non VR.
In reply to Phil Flash, Jul 21, 2012

Phil Flash wrote:

I find it plenty sharp and contrasty on a D700.

I'm not at all tempted by the VR version.

I'd consider the 24-70, but that's a big heavy monster and not at all a walkaround lens, which is what I want in a mid-range zoom.

I'd carry my 17-35 2.8, my Voigtlander 40mm F2, and maybe an old 135 2.8 AIS before I'd carry that big 24-70.

I can't imagine the 24-70 is very much bigger than the 17-35...

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