It turned out, the Sony R1 was one of a kind type of a camera, since no one has attempted another one like that! It certainly has its small but strong following! No camera is perfect, but in the right hands, a camera can shine. Here are some black and white pictures from Hamburg, Germany, taken with the Sony R1 and shared in the dpreview forums.
RAWsumer reviews at the Compact Reviews Organizer
CANON: G11 S95 G10 G9 S90 SX1is
PANASONIC: LX5 LX3 LX2 FZ50 FZ100 FZ40/FZ45 FZ38/FZ35 FZ28
RICOH: GRD III GRD II GX200
SIGMA: DP2 DP1
NIKON: P7000 P6000
CAMERA DIARIES: Panasonic LX3 Canon G10