Sony Alpha 1, SEL 200-600 or Canon R5, RF 100-500

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LarryRC Senior Member • Posts: 1,048
Re: Sony Alpha 1, SEL 200-600 or Canon R5, RF 100-500
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thomeven wrote:

This is most likely asked before, but I have to decide within a few days which combo to go for.. The money is about equal, since the A1 is more expensive than Canon R5. Today I have the A9ii with the 200-600mm. I am going more into bird photography and both combinations is excellent for BIF, but they are also somewhat different.. I have been a long time Sony shooter, but also owned Canon gear some years ago.

Does anyone have some facts to consider helping med to decide.. I would probably be happy with both combos, and AF, eye AF and IQ is probably the most important for me. Something tells me to stay Sony, but I am not sure..

For me BIF is often reach.  The sony has a higher pixel count and the sony lens at 600 also offers more reach.  The combination adds up.

In addition the sony 200-600 is faster at 600 then the canon at 500.

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Sony a7R IV Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 Sony FE 12-24mm F4 Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 III Sony FE 600mm F4
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