I own a Canon Rebel XSi and I've had it for over 10 years now. For lenses I have the standard 18-55, a telephoto XXX and I use this handy 3 ring extender lens system to get all sorts of macro zooms.
I've only taken a few photography courses in college and I'm nowhere near a professional.
If you're looking for some true pros check out some of my friends below:
I was hired to do product photography and turn the resulting images into a cinematography style gif. Just a little bit of motion.