Thanks for your helpful replies. The following is a summary of the recommendations:
•Nikon cameras tend to create more neutral, flat images and Canon creates more contrast with bright colours. Both brands also produce full frame cameras which have the same size of sensor as a frame of 35mm film
•Nikon D810 and a Micro NIKKOR 60mm f/2.8D lens
•Nikon D5500 - large sensor and touch screen facility used with a 50mm lens
•Canon EOS 5DMKIII cameras with 50mm and 100mm macro prime lenses used for up to A3 items. EOS 5DS and EOS 5DSR which have a higher resolution sensor, which should be able to handle larger items.
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