And though some emailers have accused me of being a Nikon snob and not giving the Canon cameras their due, I'm sure this is a great camera. I nearly bought the 10D rather than the Nikon, and I'm sure I would have been happy with it. The big deciding factor was that the Nikon's bundled lens was better and -- more important still -- the Nikon just felt better in my hand. And that's why I'd encourage people to try these things out in meatspace, and not just look on the web. I'm sure I would have been happy enough with the Canon, but the "feel" of equipment is important to me, and you can't judge that sort of thing on the Internet. Er, yet, anyway . . . .