Hi all, I will begin by saying that I've had nothing but great experiences with my Pentax K-x, but I am now at a point where I am looking to upgrade and I am considering video as a more important feature – as we now have a dog and probably will have kids on the way soon too. The camera will be used to travel/camping/hiking, general pet/kid/family photography/video. Furthermore I am also looking at getting into panoramas much more heavily as I really like shooting them, and hopefully make a bit of money from selling canvases at the same time. Must have: Must NOT be heavy! I really like the size and weight of my K-x, happy to go a bit bigger and a little heavier but not too much Cost effective/value – I am looking at spending up to $1200 – $1500 for the DSLR, one travel lens (18-135 WR in case of Pentax or 18-300), one 35mm prime for landscapes, cheap bag, filters etc. Will be bought from B&H Photo probably. Very good to have: HDMI port! Weather sealing Video ability Swing out screen for low angle shots/video In-body IS – as I have a bunch of MF lenses (like the Helios 44-2) which I am hoping to use more Good to have: AA batteries for travel Accessories/lenses available in OS stores when travelling.. I found that no one stocked the Sigma 18-300 HSM OS in Pentax mount while in Canada, which was very frustrating (I desperately wanted a travel lens as I was sick of constantly changing lenses). Software for remote controlling for Astro photos (BackyardEOS) - Canon comes out in front here How does Pentax value currently compare with Canon or Nikon in the APS-C range of mid range DSLRs?