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Questions about D850


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Reznor

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Hi all,

I’m considering switching systems. Currently working with mostly a Canon 6D but it’s just not catching up with me.
My eye is drawn to the D850 but I can’t make up my mind. I’ve read so many reviews, I’d like some 1:1 help.

My biggest worries are the autofocus system and the app compatibility. I shoot self portraits too, how’s this for Nikon when connected to a smart phone?
How’s the autofocus system?

My other worry is, it’s such a huge investment, will the D850 stay relevant in the years to come?
I’ve also considered the Z7 but it’s just so small, coming from a D6 with grip which I love in terms of feel I doubt I’ll appreciate the smaller body of the Z line much.

I mostly do portraits by the way, sometimes street and landscape.

Hope someone’s around to brainstorm with me. :)

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walt@wblady.com

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Hi. I own both a D850 and a Z 7. I'm not a professional photographer, but if there is any questions I can help answer for you, I'd be happy to.



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An other Canadian willing to help! :P



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An other Canadian willing to help! :P

is he from Quebec by chance



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is he from Quebec by chance


Montréal, pour être plus précis! :P



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Haha thanks everyone! I bought a D750 and no regrets whatsoever!!

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Haha thanks everyone! I bought a D750 and no regrets whatsoever!!

Why should you?

Files are smaller and the DR is close enough! 

Welcome to Nikon and have a good time!