I've had some point and shoot cameras by Nikon and Fuji, they worked well for what I needed them for.
I started shooting a DSLR just over a year ago - Pentax K10d. It was a great camera to learn on and I accumulated 6 lenses with various capabilities.
I recently sold my Pentax gear and moved to Canon. I now shoot a 5d with a 17-40mm f/4L lens. Great setup. I'll most likely be picking up a 70-200mm f/4L telephoto very soon.