They just released their 2012 gear this weekend. Definitely check them out in person.
Haven't used their photo packs, but I've had good luck with lots of their other packs over the years.
Diamond put out this summary from Collapse just after the quake. It's definitely worth a few minutes.
The aim of science is to seek the simplest explanations of complex facts. Seek simplicity and distrust it. -- Whitehead.