We know this sucker hits the sweet spot for many amatures and professionals alike, and we can't say we blame them: Canon's 40D seems just the right balance of form and function for mounting those beastly lenses without going off the financial deep end or adopting the sheer size of the 1Ds. We're still a little partial to the feel of the Nikons, but these days it seems you can hardly go wrong at the level these manufacturers are playing, and obviously it's going to come down to the specs you need, the images you like and the glass you have.

Rolly update: Sony's not saying a thing