Travel Digital Camera Archives


The Travel Archives contain past recommendations for best travel digital cameras. 

Fujifilm X100T

For: 16 MP X-Trans CMOS II sensor. High quality Fujinon 23mm F2 fixed lens. Built in 3 stop ND filter. Hybrid viewfinder. Full HD movies at 1080p upto 60 fps. RAW & jpeg. Full manual controls. Film simulation mode giving the color & tonal qualities of Fujifilm Astia, Provia, Velvia & black & white films. Fast hybrid AF system. High image quality for the advanced or professional travel photographer.
Against: Some may find the lack of a zoom lens limiting.
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

For: 48x Leica zoom lens from 25 - 600 mm with constant F2.8 aperture. Shoots at 12 fps. High speed video at 120 fps (HD) or 240 fps (VGA). Full HD at 1080p in AVCHD or MP4. Electronic Viewfinder with 1,312,000 dots. 3 inch free-angle LCD. Panorama mode. RAW & jpeg. Full manual controls. Versatile travel camera.
Against: Highlight clipping. Small sensor.
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Sony DSC-RX100M II

For: 20.2 MP one inch Exmor R sensor. Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T 3.6x zoom lens with F1.8 aperture at 28mm. Connects to smartphones via Wifi or NFC. RAW & jpeg. Full manual controls. Image stabilization. 3 inch tilting LCD with 1,229k dots. Many scene modes. Sweep panorama. Built in flash. Hotshoe. High quality HD video with stereo sound. Compact size. Ideal for take anywhere travel camera with high image quality.
Against: Many options can be confusing.
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Pentax K-3

For: 24 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor with no low pass filter for sharper & more detailed images. FLU. Eye-fi wireless. Pentaprism optical viewfinder with 100% view. Tough weathersealed body for travel photographers requiring a reliable camera for all seasons and climactic conditions. Full manual controls. RAW & jpeg. In body shake reduction compatible with 27 million Pentax lenses. HD video.
Against: Autofocus slower than some.
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