>I would agree if a competitor was taking business away as a >result, but they are not. Nikon's AF system is so much better >than Canon's that no birder or wildlife shooter is going to >switch and Canon's DX line is not exactly the Pro-Body that is >being sought.
Just wondering what your basis is for this statement. I know of a lot of photographers that use canon gear to capture birds. A few years ago I heard of focusing issues, but I thought they were resolved with the 7D's.
"Cameras and lenses are simply tools to place our unique vision on film. Concentrate on equipment and you'll take technically good photographs. Concentrate on seeing the light's magic colors and your images will stir the soul." Jack Dykinga