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Keep in mind that a good camera is only one part of the whole picture. You also need to budget for a decent tripod, lighting kit and audio gear. The good stuff isn't cheap but it will last a long time so spend wisely. For example, my tripod and lighting kit are over 20 years old. In that time, I 've gone through 3 (or is it 4?) different cameras. The basics always hold their value.