Leo G writes:
To add to my comment a few years ago on the A7R.
I got a couple of hits from the Nikon but it felt like a sack of flour so I put it down. The Sony was light weight, I could maneuver it quickly, with one hand even. The "animal" eye follow focus was superb. With the LCD articulating as a waist level finder and an amazingly fast high speed "motor drive" (I still call it that!), I had about a dozen hits in the most difficult of circumstances.
I have now converted all my animal photography to the Sony. I shoots 35 and 55mm lenses to get close and also becasue of the light weight. I wish there was an 85 or 100 that weighed just a few ounces too.
I will be using my remote Nikon flashes as catch lights triggered from a very light weight Godex transmitter mounted on the Sony. I have to maintain the lightest weight possible for the versatility this camera offers.
I keep hearing you say that the future is mirrorless. I have always vehemently disagreed because of my animal experiences. And though for landscape I still prefer the DSLRs and medium format, for my bread and butter work with the animals, the Sony IS the future. And I can shoot video too, though I don't. Amazing.
Thanks for the great advice!
DIGLLOYD: come and not gone and here—the 'now' is mirrorless.