$1100 difference with rebate

Started Apr 16, 2013 | Questions thread
AllOtherNamesTaken
Veteran MemberPosts: 3,458
Like?
A couple things...
In reply to Mateo Miller, Apr 16, 2013

The difference is $1200 but the D600 is A LOT more camera than that 6D.  Just have a look at the spec sheets if you need help justifying the $1200 :-).

Another thing to consider is that the Canon 24-105L is actually a F4.5 lens, not F4 as advertised, which is starting to get pretty slow, especially if you're under a canopy of a rain forest.  You may want to consider a different lens type altogether (70-200/2.8, and/or perhaps a macro).

The D600 competes much more closely with a 5DM3 than it does a 6D, so it's difficult to compare them price-wise.  The latest firmware has given the D600 AF a nice bump as well.

For a once in a lifetime trip, I wouldn't hesitate to spend more and get the best equipment for the job.  You can always sell afterwards if you need to at minimal loss.

Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow