Hi, thought I'd introduce myself. I'm Scott from Auckland, New Zealand, and I have just sold my Canon 5D and a pile of lenses and got myself a GX1 with the 14-42 power zoom. I made the switch for 2 reasons: 1) I wanted to free up some capital to buy a boat 2) My canon gear has been sitting practiacally unused for the last few years, largely because it was too big and heavy to carry around with me. Having looked at a similar move a year or so ago,The 14-42 power zoom was what convinced me that now was the time. Finally I can have what I was looking for. Near SLR image quality, with a decent walk around zoom range, in a package not much bigger than many point and shoots. So now I have no excuse to not take it with me. I'm sure I will pick up a few more lenses over the next little while, but I will still be able to pick up a small versitile camera with that little lens on it to take with me where ever I go. I nearly went with the GF3, and would have prefered the smaller size, but in the end the better high ISO image quality convinced me to pay the extra for the GX1. Hopefully the new toy will get me out taking photos again!