I appreciate that this is a bit early, and there is still a chance the mythical 7DII might appear, but I'm starting to draw up a list of camera gear for my safari in September.
Last time we took a 7D, 2x60D and a 40D, coupled to a 100-400, 70-200 2.8II and a 24-70 each, giving us wide and reach and no need to change lenses.
We have recently purchased a 5D2, which was at a bargain price, so that is on the cards for taking this time, thogh is a bit slow for wildlife. We are looking to upgade some the kit this time (at least the 40D), and within the budget limit of about £1800, the following cameras fall out with good fps and at least good(ish) IQ:
- 1D IV
7D (mark 1)
I know the 1DX is a killer, having played with one, but it is way unaffordable, and I have no intention to hire, as I can always sell the camera when get back to the UK (it's what we do with the Canon 100-400), so that it effectvely becomes a "free" hire.
So the question is, with a budget of £1800, what would be the best camera to go for, assumning tht the 7Dii doesn't appear, or should I go for e.g. 2 more 7D?
Huge thanks in advance,