Irrespective of your travel frequency, every traveler ought to have a small portable camera when going for a vacation, you really have to capture those moments now that cameras are more affordable. You will be spoilt for choices as there are very small excellent cameras that are fetching very low prices and will really give you value for your money. Miniaturization of cameras has been an increasing trend and the big DSLRs are being replaced by the new electronic micro four 3rd cameras, the ordinary capture and shoot points are also being miniaturized every passing day while the number of additional features and picture quality are being increased day by day. These small cameras have expandable memory space and can store thousands of quality photos courtesy of SD card mediums. Bearing this in mind, here are some of the best cameras that are most ideal for a frequent traveler
Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS
Canon ELPHs feature some quality cameras that come in high quality compact housings. Canon cameras feature an ultra slim body that you can fit to any pocket which makes them ideal for travelers as they can quickly capture those video clips as well as quick photos. When it comes to canon cameras size should never fool you, these gadgets are very efficient when it comes to their performance, among the impressive feature is the 5X zoom and full auto mode that enables you to capture those brilliant moments even when you are distant from your objects. (Image by David Harris)
Sony CyberShot DSC-TX9
Sony comes in at second place with their ideal Sony Cybershot DSC-TX9. This camera features a 12 megapixel sensor and has every other feature that the canon camera has. It has however very different styling and lacks the zoom ability but this does not make it short of a good camera. Its manual controls are also very detailed which make it an advanced camera. You can do up to 1080p vides though they won’t be of stellar quality.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3
This camera is meant for an active traveler or for those people who are clumsy in handling equipments as unlike its competitors, the camera in cooperates rugged features which make it to be resistant to common elements like drop impacts, shocks, extreme temperatures, dust and even rain. It also feature high quality shots that you will definitely fall in love with. The camera has however one limitation as its price is almost as twice that of its cheaper competitors.
Sony CyberShot DSC-HX5V
If you are looking for best performance and quality shots, then you will have to comprise with this cameras size and still has a poor battery life comparing with all other camera brands in the market. The camera features a compass and a GPS locator, ten times zoom and an Exmor R sensor which is incredibly amazing, it exceeds in having low light shooting quality. The camera will however require you to dig deeper in your pockets but in the long run it’s economical as you won’t have the need to advance it courtesy of its high quality definition lenses. (Image by takuhitofujita)
The next time you are traveling acquire one of these cameras and make sure you capture those nice moments that you will have during your vacation; they say that a picture is worth a thousand words so why not express the happy moments in the best way possible!
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