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10 Best Cameras For Traveling

10 Best Cameras For Traveling

You pay quite a bit for your travels and vacations.  Here is a list of cameras that will help you choose the right camera for you.  Bring those precious memories to share with friends and family.

Fujifilm X-T1

This SLR camera is compact in size offering a big bang. It uses a pentaprism holding one of the best electronic viewfinders instead of optics.  Its image review is quick along with a quick autofocus, shutter with speeds up to 1/32000 sec, HD video, Wi-Fi and interchangeable lenses. It offers nice film-emulation modes so that if you don’t like the colors in JPEG, you have the option of RAW file to process differently.

Canon EOS M3

A mirrorless camera that with an inexpensive adapter will accommodate any of your EF mount Canon lenses that you may have collected over the years.  It offers Wi-Fi, APS-C 24.2MP and HD video.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

An updated smaller and better version of the Olympus OM. Offers touch-screen focusing for video and stills, multishot 40 megapixel mode, interchangeable lens, Wi-Fi, electronic viewfinder, five-axis image stabilization, high-resolution composite image, HD video, and sensor Micro 4/3rds 16.3MP.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4

This is a great all-around camera for professional photos and videos.  It’s capable of capturing high-resolution JPEG and RAW stills along with CI 4K 4096×2160 video at 24p.  Its alloy magnesium body is weather-sealed features 16.05 megapixel Digital Live MOS sensor and a 4-CPU Venus Engine, OLED monitor, electronic viewfinder, built-in Wi-Fi, high-speed 49-point autofocus in both modes of photo and video.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

This camera is a favorite because of its compact size, a large choice of lenses available and high-quality image.  The micro 4/3 cameras series common lens mount and functionality which is convenient if you have a bag full of lenses from Panasonic, Olympus and Leica.
Sensor is Micro 4.3rds 20.3 megapixel. This small but powerful camera also features Wi-Fi, in-body stabilization, 4K video, electronic viewfinder, a splash-proof rugged body, and quick auto-focusing which tracks its subject.

Olympus Stylus TG-4

When you don’t want to take your DSL on trips but still want great pictures here is a very nice smaller alternative.  This camara features 16 megapixel, 4x wide angle optical zoom, is capabable of shooting in RAW format, lense with a max aperture of f/2, GPS, Compass and Wi-Fi.  That’s not all!  The best part is its rugged body which is waterproof down to 50 feet.  Its also shock-proof to 7 feet, crush-proof to 220 pounds, and freeze-proof to 14 degrees.  In addition to RAW capture its also equipped to shoot in underwater, underwater HDR, and live composite, 1080 HD video modes.

Canon G7X Mark II

Here’s another small compact camera perfect for travelers.  It features f2-3.9 lense with optical stabilizer; 5x optical zoom. The touch LCD is 3″ with 1,040,000 dots.  The camera offers1080/30p HD video, RAW and RAW+JPEG modes, Wi-Fi, NFC and GPS.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ80

The camera offers 18.1MP 1/2.3″ MOS Sensor, Venus Engine Image Processor, Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 30x Zoom Lens, 24-720mm (35mm Equivalent), live View Finder, 3.0″ Touchscreen LCD Monitor, and built in WiFi.

Fujifilm FinePix XP80 Waterproof Digital Camera

If snorkeling is part of your travels, you’ll want to carry along this camera.  It’s not only waterproof to 50 feet but also freezeproof to 14 degrees F and shockproof to 6 feet.  With its 16.2 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor, you get great images even in low light.  It features a one-touch  HD video button, continuous shooting mode, and remote shooting and wireless image transfer when hooked up to a smartphone of tablet.

Nikon COOLPIX AW130 Waterproof Digital Camera with Built-In Wi-Fi

This camera seems to be the favorite all-around waterproof camera.  It is waterproof to 100 feet, freezeproof to 14 degrees F, and shockproof to 7 feet. It features 5x optical zoom NIKKOR ED wide-angle glass lens, can take up to 5 shots per second, built-in Wi-Fi and NFC for easy transfer to your smartphone, built-in GPS, mapping, Electronic Compass and Points of Interest (POI) so lets you geo-tag images.  Wow!



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YK • September 27, 2016

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