I don't own an Alpa personally, but I do find them quite attractive in a minimalist sort of way. However, I don't find the FPS at all attractive. In fact, I think it is butt ugly. All the charm of a 2x4 carved out of metal with a bunch of different connectors drilled into it. For me, a camera that has so little soul could never be enduring. Seriously, if it had the Cambo label on it and cost half as much as a regular Alpa, do you think the author would be rhapsodizing over it?