Lens Advice: D500

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Lens Advice: D500
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Hi All

Thanks to everyone who has helped with advice about my move from Pentax to Nikon in both the DX and FX forums.

After plenty of thinking and talking to a couple of photographers that do similar events to myself (the joys of Facebook Groups), I have settled on the D500 with a Grip.

So now the body has been sorted, onto the glass.

I am thinking of getting the D500 kit so my thinking is:

  • Nikon 16-80 f2.8 - f4 VR
  • Nikon 70-300 f4.5 - f6.3 G ED D AF-P VR
  • Nikon 50mm 1.8G AF-S
  • Sigma 150-600 f5 - f6.3 Sport DG OS HSM

The lens that I am really unsure about is the 70-300, spec wise it nearly matches my outgoing Pentax version which is f4.0 - f5.8.

In terms of my photography I am a bit of all sorts really:

  • Landscape
  • Wildlife
  • Low Light
  • Night
  • Maritime
  • Reenactments (inc people)
  • Limited Pure Portrait

https://www.flickr.com/photos/144679876@N08/

Many thanks for any thoughts, open for constructive criticism.

Paul

 Paul_PhotoEnthusiast's gear list:Paul_PhotoEnthusiast's gear list
Nikon D500 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/4G ED VR Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm F2.8-4E ED VR
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