Sorry to all who feel offended and certainley did not wanted to be agressive by any means, but i just wanted to explain what i feel about the fuss. Only the first phrase was an answer to Ray's post( I know Ray already for some years now, and we see eachother from time to time).
I am sure most of us do not have to check their bank accounts before buing a back but most of those do not complain about being unable to use one 28mm lens.
You are wright Micheal, it is a lot of money for using the H3d. But isn't there an alternative that is even of a much better quality. Ray and myself are both using a Digiflex with the wonderfull nikon 85mm TS. I myself also us some super rotators which offer even more value for my money.
All my studio work that requires tilt/shift is done on a self adapted Sinar P2 view camera. If i had to shoot lots of interiors i would simpley buy a cambo DS or Arca swiss camera. These offer much more and better image quality then hassie will ever be able to.
At the moment there is one lens we cannot use, maybe another in the future.... so why making such a big deal about it?
?? I to am using a CF39 wich is not compatible with the 28mm but there are alternatives enough to make my day a shiny one.
There are many tools you can use to obtain better quality then with the one lens you cannot use. :rolleyesOh Yes, about my spelling, i am really sorry but as a not that bright minded belgian i only serve customers in 4 different languages and until now we were able to communicate without the help of translators or other.