Quote Originally Posted by gnashings
I have ended up in situations where the 1/2000th shutter would be a very useful feature (wanting shallow dof in very bright conditions), but I think more experienced photographers would seldom find themselves in such a situation: it was brought about by my wrong choice of film (or rather, choosing to skimp on the film already in the camera, rather than rewinding what I already shot and puting in slower film...). But, sometimes such occasions happen despite the best of plans - this was not the only occasion where I wished I had a camera with that extra stop of shutter speed... I guess the decision would come down to weighing the gains against the expenditure...

A 2x neutral density filter would be a much less complex, and cheaper option Peter.