Canon EOS 250D (with 18-55mm)
This entry-level DSLR is a great choice as a first camera for beginners. It's compact, lightweight and easy to use, while features include a 24.1-million pixel APS-C sensor,
4K video, Wi-Fi/Bluetooth connectivity and a vari-angle touchscreen LCD monitor.
Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4
Ask dedicated portrait photographers what their favourite prime is and it's likely to be an 85mm f/1.4. This Samyang comes in a number of variants for popular DSLR and mirrorless fittings and produces high image sharpness and beautiful bokeh at wide apertures. It offers a fine alternative to marque brands.
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM
Every digital SLR user should have a 50mm standard lens in their kit bag. Now available for under £100, this small and lightweight optic is the ideal take-everywhere lens, featuring a fast maximum aperture and fast, smooth and quiet STM focusing. Best of all, the simple optical design is capable of delivering superb image quality. Consider Nikon branded options, too.