My 1st time here with my 1st post and my 1st DSLR purchase!
My discussions in VR-ZONE forum have led me to discuss it here now!
Basically, after much 'discussing', i have settled for the setup below:
Body: Nikon D80
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G & Sigma APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG HSM
Flash: Speedlight SB-600 vs Speedlight SB-800 with Gary Fong Lightsphere-II
Storage: SanDisk Ultra II SD 2GB or 4GB vs TRANSCEND 150x Secure Digital 2GB Card
Tripod: Manfrotto which model?
Dry Box: $$$...