Hello to my SC friends! Yes, it's been a while, because I've been "trying" to avoid photography websites like the plague so that I am not tempted to buy more gear. As you know, getting engaged and preparing for the big day has been nearly a full time job with lots of stress, which also took over all the disposable income I used to have! But fear not, it's not a case of runaway groom like someone suggested in one of the threads that I was lurking on! To answer someone's question -- No, I have no plans to get a Sony RX1! So I'm not going to be the guinea pig on that one! At least not yet. No, I have no plans to get the new Leica "M" or the "ME" either. I don't think I'll ever buy another Leica camera in my lifetime, unless I marry a rich woman. And soon, it'll be too late for that!! Or unless the Leica is a rebadged Panasonic camera. But then, I'd rather just get the Panasonic itself! I never did "re-get" or "re-buy" the Fuji XPro1. The camera I've been using the most for the last 4-5 months is the Oly OMD/EM5. Nice little camera. IQ is not as good as the Fuji X's, but good enough for most purposes. And much more versatile jack-of-all trades camera. BUT, I am VERY tempted to get the Fuji XE1. Some of the selling points for me (other than improved AF speed and accuracy) are the better EVF and the built-in flash, which appears to be "bounceable." The lens lineup from Fuji is looking mighty fine too. And now with Zeiss in play ... WOW!! DPR has photos from Photokina of mockups of the Zeiss 12/2.8 and 32/1.8. Photokina 2012: Carl Zeiss Stand Report: Digital Photography Review What I'll likely do is get the XE1 with the zoom lens. And then just wait until all the other new lenses from Fuji and Zeiss get released. I'm hoping the Zeiss lens will be motorized (specially the 32/1.8) so that it'll AF even faster. The new Oly XZ2 looks great too! Would love to get it ... for the future Missus of course. Hehehe. Or perhaps a RX100 for her (if Ray is using it, it's gotta be good right?) Or the new Fuji XF. Yeah, she's happy with the Canon S90. But, I'm "sure" she could be happier right? Anyhow folks, just wanted to drop by and say hello. You have not been forgotten. And special thanks to the people who PM'd or emailed me to make sure that I'm still alive. I'll be lurking around, but will try to refrain from posting (too often) until after the big day. Cheers!! -Armanius ps: If you are an US citizen, don't forget to vote in November!