I met Ray here on this forum and over at Serious Compacts. I was immediately impressed with his to-the-point user reviews of cameras that zeroed in on the most important things to a SHOOTER and not those of us who are tech-obsessed, lol -- which of course we all are sometimes. In fact, Ray's comparative review of the LX7 (along with other cameras) convinced me it would work for what I needed it for and I got it -- and am glad I did. Well, it turns out that Ray just lives a handful of miles from me so we got together for a brunch at a local cafe that has hosted some of my shows and has nice food. The Unofficial Ray Sachs Review I am happy to report that in person, Ray's persona matches his online one. He is engaging and knowledgeable yet conveys a certain humility that experts sometimes lack. He was kind enough to bring some of his personal and review cameras so I could check them out so I got to see an X-Pro 1, Sony RX-1 and Nikon Coolpix A in person. I was surprised at how much I liked the general feel and ergonomics of the Coolpix A which is a camera I showed immediate disrespect for when it was announced, lol. Ray has already gotten some good mileage out of it and I have to say it seems to be a very nice piece with great ergonomics overall. I like holding it better than the RX-1 actually. We talked quite a long time after we ate and it's good I know the owner of the place so we didn't get given the heave-ho, lol. In fact, we had no time to go out shooting but that will hopefully happen at a later date. I cleverly picked up the bill so Ray will have to have lunch together again so he can be even... Not a great place for photography and Ray was backlit to some extent, but here's a shot from the brunch of Ray with some of his "children". Taken with the E-M5 and the 17mm f/1.8 wide open. So to conclude this review, I can heartily endorse meeting Ray Sachs!