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    My new used d5

    I confused the S-line of Z mount with the Z mount. Of course if you go E-mount, you have the long teles in a very fast mirrorless mount right now. If I remember correctly, diglloyd was not too impressed with the S line lenses. I think his opinion was that they had a fair amount of distortion...
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    My new used d5

    Thank you, both of you. I am having fun with the d5. I can't get the crazy 2.5X - 3X crops like from the d850, but I can get 1.6x - 2x pretty well (2x crop = 5MP output). And the low noise is really awesome. Unfortunately, I'm mostly shooting the same hummingbirds and bushtits from my...
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    My new used d5

    There's quite a few used d5 on the market now and I got a deal on a < 20k shutter count one in great condition. Wow, this is a great camera! I wanted something to compliment the d850. I can use the same batteries in them (the EN-EL18 series) which is a big plus. The d5 focuses so well and...