Recommended Travel Cameras That’ll Fuel Your Wanderlust


Recommended Travel Cameras in the PH That’ll Fuel Your Wanderlust

Editor’s note: We recommend consulting a tech expert in photography or videography before purchasing any of these products.

As the world enters the “new normal” and countries reopen their borders to tourists, more people are itching to book a getaway or a weekend trip abroad.

If you’re the kind of traveler who lives and breathes for photography, make sure you don’t forget to pack the best travel camera to capture more pictures and lifetime memories.

When looking for a travel camera, you may come across a bewildering array of options and specifications. But according to multiple tech websites, it should be based on your needs considering the camera’s size and weight, standard megapixel resolution, and good weather sealing.

In case you need one, various camera brands and companies release their latest edition and upgrades every year. Whether you’re a beginner or a professional, there is something in store for you. Let’s take a look at some of the recommended travel cameras available in the Philippines.

Sony Cyber-shot RX100

Crafted for travelers who take photography seriously, Sony Cyber-shot RX100 is one of the most recommended travel cameras that you can find in the Philippines.

Its sleek package comes in 20.1-megapixel image quality, which offers a brighter and wider Zeiss® lens. It can detect faces quickly with an impressive auto-focus speed and adherence. One of its best features is the electronic viewfinder that allows the user to hold the camera right up to their eye to compose an accurate and quick shot.

Price: P37,999

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Olympus PEN E-P7

Fascinated by vintage items? Olympus PEN E-P7 features “old-school specs” such as machined aluminum dials and a profile control switch. It was released in June 2021.

When it comes to learning about travel photography, this camera is ideal because it is lightweight (weighing just 337g), compact, and catches the sceneries precisely as they are. Despite its small size, the Olympus PEN E-P7 has a five-axis in-body image stabilization system that provides 4.5 stops of exposure adjustment.

Olympus PEN E-P7's contrast-detect auto focus system locks your subject easily which could save you from the struggle despite environments with limited light and discreet settings.

Price: P56,142

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Canon EOS M50 Mark II

This travel camera is ideal for those starting out in photography and content creation. It is lightweight and easy to use, boasting distinctive features and specs.

Its autofocus feature can capture stunning 4K photos with pinpoint accuracy of the subject's eyes and face. Canon EOS M50 Mark II lets you stay connected anywhere with its in-camera YouTube live streaming perfect for real-time video recording as it has a Wi-Fi connectivity feature.

Canon EOS M50 Mark II is essentially identical to its predecessor -ESO M50- but with upgraded software that lets you shoot videos vertically that fits the size of every social media platform.

Price: P41,998

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GoPro HERO 10

Touted as the “undisputed king” for shooting travel videos anywhere, GoPro’s waterproof and pocket-sized cameras are the top choice for travel cameras in the PH.

Released in 2021, GoPro Hero10 comes with higher resolution video modes, smoother reviewing footage and live preview, a more responsive rear LCD touchscreen interface, and is 30% faster when transferring wirelessly. Its GP2 processor is specifically created with advanced local tone mapping and is more effective in reducing noise

Price: P29,490

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