Many travelers are also photography enthusiasts mainly because they are in love with the view. Taking pictures while travelling can be the best part of a trip be it of the wildlife, the landscape or of yourself to capture some good shots to remember. However, travelling necessitates that you should not carry bulky, large luggage with you and that includes professional SLR and DSLR Cameras. Fret not if you do not have a DSLR with drastic changes in technology there are various photo applications available on android and iOS. The photography industry is very aware of this ailing and has launched and refined many different models of lighter and easier to carry cameras which travelers can keep with them and still fulfill their need to digitally save everything! Here is a list of the best cameras for travelers:
This camera is built with a retro SLR look with old style dials but its functionality is better than the best models available. It can focus and take high quality pictures at very fast speeds and will not bother you at all. It is a good choice for beginner level photographers. It features interchangeable lens, WiFi for instant high-speed sharing, a helpful electronic viewfinder, high-speed electronic shutter with speeds up to 1/32000 sec and HD video!
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8
Panasonic is one of the best choices considering the great image quality and wide range of lens that are compatible with its cameras. This model has a high megapixel count and can be hooked up to Lieca, Panasonic and Olympus lenses making you almost spoilt for choice. Moreover, it is very handy and takes up little space. The DMC-GX8 has to offer interchangeable lens, WiFi for fast transfer, a helpful electronic viewfinder, in-body image stabilization with the help of motion sensors, and stunning 4K video options.
Sony Alpha a6000
One of the more affordable and best cameras for travelers in the market, one of the most attractive features of the Sony a6000 is indeed its price tag. This model gives good performance and boasts a great focus technology and a higher megapixel result as well. It features interchangeable lens from Sony, impressive Wi-Fi technology for sharing, a smart electronic viewfinder, and an amazing 179-point auto focus to give great picture result while capturing moving objects, and HD video as well.
One of the best cameras for travelers is Fuji x100t. This camera is a much simpler choice than the others in the list. If you’re willing to give up the option of interchangeable lens in favor of handling and size, the Fuji x100t is a great option. It features a great single-focal-length 23mm lens (35mm full-frame field of view), Wi-Fi, an interesting hybrid electronic/optical viewfinder which gives a good photography experience, and HD video. Another captivating attribute is the light capturing sensors which differentiate colors in a more specified and awe-inspiring way!
An extreme companion for your extreme adventures, even though this camera has much less photographic ability it very well makes up for it with the Tough Camera attributes. The camera is shockproof, freeze-proof and dust proof and even waterproof up to 50 feet. This is one camera you will not have to worry about if it’s in your pocket (yes it even fits in your pocket!) It features a waterproof body (rated to 50 feet), great quality f/2.0 25-100mm lens, and three-inch OLED monitor which can rotate freely by 180o to accommodate selfies as well!
Nothing much is left to be said, these great cameras boast for themselves! Choose wisely and happy travelling!