2nd camera for safari?

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2nd camera for safari?
Apr 13, 2014

Going to Kenya for a safari later in the year and need a second camera/body. First/main canera is Nikon D300s + Sigma 150-500 lens. I love this for safaris, but when those pesky animals come too close I just can't get them in the frame.

I've taken my Panny FX18 previously as the close up pics, or landscape style, but was thinking of maybe investing in a 4/3 instead.  Either that, or but a second Nikon body and take another lens, but this would be a lot of weight.

So, what would you recommend as a 4/3 body and Lens that could do wildlife and landscape and people? Lens length from 35 - 150 would be nice

Budget is flexible - would like some ideas I guess first. Anyone got examples of 4/3 pics from Africa?


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18 Nikon D300S Tamron AF 18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC LD Aspherical (IF) MACRO Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 10-24mm f/3-5-4.5G ED +3 more
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