I regularly take wilderness backpack/canoe journeys including yearly paddles in Ontario's Quetico Provincial Park. The NEX system is on my radar, and I watch it's development. One feature that I hope that Sony would work at is a NEX weatherproof line, something similar to the small sensor Pentax, Panasonic, and Canon offerings. That may not be a direction Sony will ever take. I still am interested in the NEX, and would look at how I would travel with the camera (waterproof case with the smallest profile to put in my Duluth pack). Lense size is something that I am am watching - and I would probably only trek with a small prime wide angle lense considering what is currently available. Is anyone else drawn to the NEX for this kind of purpose?