I bit the bullet and got Sony NEX-7 with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 and 16mm f/2.8. It’s a great camera, its compact with lots of customizable knobs, buttons and wheels. I also love that it has APS-C sensor with 1.5 crop factor. I also have a few gripes with the Sony NEX-7, the bracketing for one was much less to be desired and the low light performance could be better. With all that said I bought the Sony NEX-7 for more casual, family, and all around walking camera, it will not be replacing my Nikon system any time soon. Here are some HDR shots from the Sony NEX-7 using manual bracketing. Let me know what you guys think!