African safari D800E backup: anything better than D610?

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Dean Baird
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African safari D800E backup: anything better than D610?
6 months ago

Thom Hogan says the D800 comes off as fragile in the field (especially on safari). I don't know what--if any--reputation the D610 has getting knocked around. Same size battery is a plus.

I plan to rent a second body for the trip. Not looking for the bulk of a D4.

Am I missing any standouts for a backup body contender?

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