D800->Z7 or wait for next generation?

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Leonard Shepherd
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Re: D800->Z7 or wait for next generation?

greyhoundrick wrote:

For me, the D850 is a much better performer in the Auto Focus Arena, but thats just my experience.

Everybody takes different types of subject.

My current preference is the Z7 for general AF and subjects moving around in the frame area, the D850 for some types of action, and the D500 for bird photography on the Farne Islands when 20 different birds can be in the frame flying in 10 or more different directions.

I find the Z7 at least as fast, and slightly faster with an S lens, for AF speed as the D850.

The current relative limitation IMO of the current Z AF is the relatively few group AF options compared to a D5, D850 and D500 or the earlier D810, D800 and D7200 AF systems.

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