Thoughts on 300mm PF vs 500mm PF on Z-mount

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Prophecies Junior Member • Posts: 39
Thoughts on 300mm PF vs 500mm PF on Z-mount
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Hey folks,
I'm the happy owner of a 300mm f/4 PF lens, it has been treating me very well. I'm on the cusp of getting my Z6II in the mail, and I'm wondering what you're experiences with the PF lenses have been on z-bodies.
I'm happy with the 300mm, but I've been curious about the 500mm. I always thought the 500mm was a bit of an odd one, especially since it is an f5.6.
I use the 300mm with a 1.4x teleconverter, which brings it to a 420mm 5.6. Yes, the 500mm gets that extra 80mm of reach, but at that focal length, it's not a hugely noticeable difference.
What are your thoughts on the 500mm vs the 300mm pf? Is the 500mm worth the extra cost? I feel like the 300mm + 1.4x TC gets it darn close and I wonder if the extra money is worth it.
Thanks!

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