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Hi all i'm afraid I must object to the trashing of Nikon. I don't want to be part of a Nikon Canon war seeing this is a Leica list, but what I have always liked about Nikon is the fact that every lens I have (around 20+ dating from the 1960's to the current AF D lenses) works on every body I have (from Nikon F2's to F90X). Now, that's one of the reasons I bought into the Leica M system too (instead of eg. the Contax) With Canon we have to use the electronic lenses and when they decide to change the system again .... But, yes Canon lenses and some of the EOS cameras do work very well...so long as the batteries work..... Best wishes Harold Visit my web site at: http://hgphoto.home.ml.org You can send a short text message to my cellphone by sending e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ensure that mail sent for this purpose is in plain text only. My e-mail addresses are as follows: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Please use either of these to reach me and, lest you lose sight of it, have a nice day! > And if you DO switch to non-Leica AF, go with Canon. The lenses are much > better. I switched form Canon to Nikon because of the F5, but then I > learned about Nikon's strategy with their new ultrasonic lenses which I had > figured would spread throughout the line. Forget it, it's never going to > happen. Nikon is second class and Canon has no intention of giving up its > technological superiority to them ever again. I made a mistake for a great > camera, and a mediocre company.