Going Pro, D600 or D800

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Going Pro, D600 or D800
11 months ago

Hey all, need a little advice. I'm going Pro, sort of(semi-pro), I looking to do engagement portraits, as well as portraits of kids, adults, dogs and babies. But at my core, I'm always going to be a landscape photographer who loves nature, flowers and objects.

That being said, I'm moving up from my recently purchased D7100 to either a D600 or D800. I know they basically have the same sensor, and while the D800E has no OLPF-I don't necessarily need that (I've never even noticed difference on my D7100). I know the D800 is obviously the more "pro" camera because of the 51-point AF system and has 36 megapixels and the better build quality. But I was wondering if anyone could make an argument as to why I should consider the D600 over the D800, other than price?

As for lens, I'm picking up the 50mm 1.4D (I like the older lens) a Nikkor 14-24mm (good for large groups and of course my landscapes) and possibly a Macro lens, but I'm not sure which one yet. It's going to be a pricey purchase, so I want to make this is a one and done deal.

Any suggestions or help is greatly appreciated.

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Nikon D800 Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G II Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G VR Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED VR
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