yeah, looking through the D80 can be quite challenging for a Canon-minded
But: I'm a strict advocat of IS or VR (as Nikon calls it). So if you only look at the alternatives Canon 17-85IS vs. Nikon 18-135 (without VR) the decvision is very hard. The Canon lens has IS. The Nikon lens has a 50% advantage at the long end.
: If you can invest a little more, go for the D80 with the 18-200mm VR lens. You get image stab plus the 200mm in one compact package. You'll never need anything else!
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