Just a thought, Adorama is selling AF-S 55-200 VR II version for $146. That is a real upgrade to your 55-200 non-vr and it is much smaller, lighter and sharper than the 70-300VR that was mentioned above. It is $200 off the regular price with free shipping.


The downsides? It is plastic, it is DX only, and it is not f/2.8.

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