Originally Posted by LaYzEe
Some might say that getting a grip for the d40 defeats the purpose of the small d40. But the thing is the 18-200VR is heavy so itll make the camera feel front heavy, so having this grip will keep the center of gravity better and not strain my pinky when holding the camera for a long period of time.
I've gotten into the habit of holding the camera by the lens (left hand) when I shoot. Balance is good and I can easily/quickly zoom if desired.