Hello all. I purchased all the gear I said I would in my previous post: http://www.photo.net/canon-eos-digital-camera-forum/00UjeI I ended up getting insurance on the kit ONLY. I have contacted a couple of insurance underwriters in the NY tri-state area and they tell me they can't insure for accidental damage only for theft (which I already have in my homeowner's ins). I am really happy with my purchase. I have snapped over 200 pics already with my new 5D MII and already see the difference in image quality vs. the 40D. And to think...some of my close peers told me that this is TOO MUCH CAMERA FOR ME. What the heck where they talking about? Where they just envious? Because how can someone say something like that. I made some picture comparisons and found that the 5D MII produces "better" "higher" "sharper" images over the 40D. To my question on image quality selection: On my 40D I always shoot on the highest allowable JPEG and RAW resolutions. When I do this on the 5D MII with a 16 gig CF Extreme card I get 402 images. That is so little for such a large card and yes I know it's because the files are WAY larger than on the 40D. What resolution are you 5D MII owners shooting in? I want to be able to blow up images to very large sizes like 30x40 and don't want to compromise by shooting in lower resolutions. Thanks.