The 1Ds Mark III (or the full frame cousin 5D Mark II) should be the standard workhorse of any professional photographer. "The person behind the camera matters most", sure, but being a professional also means your gear should give you 100% quality 100% of the time.
Most fun tilt-shift lens, ever! Use your fingers to push, pull, and literally tilt the Lensbaby Spark for selective focus fun. Add dazzling depth of field, motion blur and tilt-shift effects simply and affordably! It’s a unique addition to any growing lens collection. $80
My serious camera ... but not what you want to take everywhere. Great for an urban hike .... but you have to be careful where you use it .... Downtown DC ... in some places. In Buenos Aires ... not so much.