Birding with a 500mm F4 or 600mm F4

Started Feb 1, 2014 | Discussions thread
larrywilson Veteran Member • Posts: 6,409
Re: The key goals / factors here for Andy…

I totally agree that the full frame dslr is much better in low light at high iso's than any of the cropped framed cameras.  I also have a d4 with a d7100 as a second camera using both with the Nikon 500mm f1.4 vr lens and find myself here in cloudy and showery Oregon using the d4 about 80% of the time.  I had a 600 and due to the weight, sold it and got a 500 so that I could walk into my wildlife areas, the 600 just got to be too much weight with my camera and tripod.


 larrywilson's gear list:larrywilson's gear list
Nikon D810 Nikon D500 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II Nikon AF-S Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D ED-IF Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.4G +7 more
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