Mirrorless, Mirrorless, Tell Me Who Is The Fairest?

Olympus PEN E-P1
Olympus E-P1 with 17mm pancake lens

Olympus E-P1 with 17mm pancake lens

Thom Hogan has an interesting piece on whether the compact mirrorless cameras are gaining ground vis-à-vis the DSLRs. Are photographers trying them out or adopting them? Are the mirrorless replacing the DSLRs or the compact high-end cameras? And, why do DSLRs have to be so !@#$ heavy when their film counterparts were not? Are camera manufacturers climbing up the proverbial wrong tree?

Read the article for these answers and more at: byThom (Is Mirrorless Really Hot or Not? Jan 31 commentary).