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Looking to get some input from NIkon pro's that perhaps are members of this site. I want to get an additional body to my D3200 and I'm considering either the D500 or the D750. Leaning towards the D500 but looking for informative opinions.
Thanks for any input!
However as Tom said the d7100 is a great camera, I currently own two along with a d700 and a d5300 and my go to camera is the d7100 folowed by the d700, that's not to say the d5300 isn't a great camera (in it's range). You can get used d7100's in great condition for really good prices at the moment so if you would consider something other than the two you mentioned why not take a look at the d7100 or even the d7200.
I like the D750 because it's full frame, and I think the overall image quality is higher, and so is the low-light performance. Don't know how you feel about using prime lenses but I have gradually picked up a good range of used primes lenses, many dating back to the film camera era... all these older lenses work perfectly: I have 24mm f/2.8, 50mm f/1.4, 85mm f/1.8 and 105mm f/2.8 macro and I got all of that for less than the price of a new 24-70 f/2.8 zoom. The availability of all that vintage Nikon glass for good prices keeps me in the Nikon world.
The D500 is being called their best crop sensor camera, and it is well suited to sports and nature photography because it has a high frame rate, and the crop sensor gives you longer reach with the same lenses. Bobrichard's said it is their "big mistake"... I wasn't aware of that so I may not be fully informed... at least all your existing lenses will work perfectly.
The D750 has a very deep grip and feels great in my hand... far better suited for me than the D7100. I haven't held a D500 so I can't comment on that, but the feel of the camera in your hand can be important if you plan to use it a lot. I can hold the D750 comfortably for hours, and I carry it on a wrist strap. That's just one small thing to consider when you think about comparing the two cameras.
I believe that the way people look at things fall into two types. Those that view wide vistas and those that home in to detail. If you are the type that likes wide vistas then a D500 With a Sigma 10-20 or Full Frame 14-24 or 16-35 will work for you. If you home in to detail then a crop sensor is awesome for your needs.
Most of my earnings are with the Nikon D750 and Nikon 14-24 lens. I tend to shoot at waist level so the flip up lcd gets used a lot. I also shoot with a pole up to 8 metres and the wifi control via my iPhone is awesome. I hope this helps