This is a side track post about what I look for in cameras, as apposed to what camera you should buy. The Key factors are:
This is a big one because internal audio sucks. And I'm too lazy to sync up audio in post
"Bigger" Sensor -
This lets your camera have better low light as well as better focus. I'd consider M4/3rds and up sensors "bigger".
This lets you slowly build up your lenses instead of paying for one up front and never being able to change it. Also vintage lenses are pretty cheap still.
Headphone Jack -
Helps you monitor audio
RAW video capability?
not as important but still cool -
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