What are the essential elements of a so-called 'proper' camera(for your money)?

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Paul Kersey Photography
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What are the essential elements of a so-called 'proper' camera(for your money)?
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I read the 'P' word now and again here, so I ask, what's your take?

Here's what comes to my mind when I think of 'Proper' feature on camera or the camera itself, which to my way of thinking simply means the minimum requirements I have to be satisfied:

* a camera body that features good haptic and ergonomic qualities.

* high quality off or evf, optional or integrated

* good/bright rear screen powered by a decent user interface

* AEB

* better than average battery life

* advanced customization feature set

* Sensors with image quality potential allowing for printing images of high quality at minimum size of 13 x 19

Proper is best determined by the user, not others.

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