Birding with a 500mm F4 or 600mm F4

Started Feb 1, 2014 | Discussions thread
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larrywilson
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Re: also seriously consider D7100 body for 1.5x reach
In reply to Bernard Delley, Feb 4, 2014

I agree that the d7100 might be a good alternate to get more reach, but if a person is photographing under dark skies as I am here in western Oregon, then the d7100 is not a good choice.  I do have a d7100 as my second camera and it stays on the shelf when lighting conditions are not good.  For me I have found that anything over an iso of 1600 with the d7100 produces a lot of noise.

Larry

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