I started out with a Canon Digital Rebel XTi, but I soon found out that it had too many shortcomings for my photography.

 

My current kit list:

CAMERA HARDWARE

Canon EOS 40D->Canon 50D
Canon 70-200 f 2.8 IS L
Canon 85mm f 1.8
Sigma 18-200 OC
Manfrotto carbon fiber tripod.
Manfrotto monopod

 

SOFTWARE

Microsoft Front Page 2003
Paint Shop Pro Photo X2
Ulead PhotoImpact Pro v 10
Xnview
Adobe Photoshop CS3
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.6
Breeze Browser Pro
Canon Digital Photo Professional

 

Computers

Laptop
4G RAM
Windows 7 Professional, 64 bit

 

Desktop
i7 Processor
12G RAM
Windows 7 Pro, 64 bit

EXTERNAL HARD DRIVES
-Western Digital Elite 320G 2.5" usb drive
-usb/esata enclosure with a 640G SATA drive in it.
-Dlink 321 NAS with 2 1 TB drives as RAID 1