You have a D500

  • Like what you've got: stick with it
  • Dislike what you've got: get a D7200 or go FX. The introduction of the D500 finally gave us a real update for the D300 models, and one that, as the number suggests, skips a generation in terms of overall performance. I’m not sure why you wouldn’t like it. But it isn’t quite as well-rounded as the D7200 (no internal flash, for example): the D500 is a performance beast first and foremost. So the D7200 is a reasonable side-grade if you’ve found that you’ve bought too much camera or don’t need all that performance. Otherwise, you really have no choice but to go FX, and the only reason I can think of that you’d want to do that is that you find the wide angle lens choice in DX restricting, or you really need the extra stop of dynamic range that FX promises (all else equal).
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