Advice for set for sports photography

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Pinobird New Member • Posts: 8
Advice for set for sports photography

LS.,

I'm looking around for a decent cam with a good lens for sportsphotography. I will mainly shoot road race cyclists and cyclocross.

I've done some research and came up with these three sets

  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II + Canon EF 70-200mm F2.8 L IS USM II (€ 3738,-)
  • Nikon D7100 + Nikkor AF-S 70-200mm F2.8 G IF-ED VR II Nano (€ 2848,-)
  • Sony SLT-A77 II+ Sony 70-200mm F2.8 G SSM II (€ 3998,-)

Maybe there are other alternatives?

I also have some lenses from an old Sony cam but don't know whether they are suitable for the Sony A77:

  • Konica Minolta AF DT Zoom 18-70 5.6 D
  • Minolta Zoom xi AF 80-200 5.6
  • Minolta Zoom xi AF 100-300 5.6

The normal 18-55 photo's i will make with my sony Nex 5.

I need to be able to shoot with low light (dark weather), a fast autofocus and as much as frames per second as possible to capture the action.

I've no intention to use the camera for video.

Any advise or critics are welcome.

Hans

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