Ideal Amateur Birding Setup - D500/500PF vs new combo: A9/200-600

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santm Junior Member • Posts: 35
Re: Ideal Amateur Birding Setup - D500/500PF vs new combo: A9/200-600

Mark Smith ; a bird photographer I like and follow. He was using Nikon D500/200-500 combo and now has added Nikon D850 and Sony A9 in his gear list and published few videos. but at the end, all are great pictures.

Personally, I think we are in a twilight zone and soon it will be all mirrorless irrespective of brands. If you starting from zero and have no old gear (lens/flash) go with the Sony mirrorless combo that is my personal take.

I am very happy with my Nikon D500/200-500 as it was the best I could spend last year. I will upgrade to a PF lens hoping Nikon will release a 600/700 in coming years and saving for the same.

-Best Regards

Santanu

 santm's gear list:santm's gear list
Nikon D500 Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D Nikon AF-S Nikkor 20mm f/1.8G ED Nikon 200-500mm F5.6E ED VR
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