Travel Photography
Best Cameras for Travel

Travel Light, Shoot Right:
Compact Cameras for Travel Photo & Video

As globetrotters and adventurers, we understand the importance of capturing every precious moment of our journeys. But when you’re on the go, bulky camera equipment can be a hindrance. That’s where compact camera gear comes to the rescue! In this guide, we’ll explore some of the best compact cameras for travel that you can find at Henry’s Cameras, your one-stop destination for photography and videography equipment.

Sony RX100: Pocket-Sized Powerhouse

Sony RX100: a great camera for travel

The Sony RX100 series has set the standard for premium compact cameras. These pocket-sized powerhouses offer exceptional image quality and are perfect for traveller’s who demand both performance and portability. The latest models, such as the Sony RX100 VII and Sony RX100 VA, are equipped with impressive features like 4K video, fast autofocus, and a wide zoom range. If you want a camera for travel, this could be the one!

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III: A great camera for travel

Canon PowerShot G7X MKIII - great cameras for travel

For travel vloggers and content creators, the Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III is a favourite. Its flip-up screen, 4K video capabilities, and excellent image stabilization make it a top choice. Compact and easy to use, it’s perfect for documenting your adventures on the go.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60K: Versatility in a Compact Form

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60K - a great camera for travel

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60K is a travel-friendly camera with a 1-inch sensor and a powerful 30x optical zoom. It’s great for capturing landscapes, wildlife, and everything in between. With 4K video and a viewfinder, it’s a versatile choice for photographers who want flexibility without the bulk.

Fujifilm XT-5: Retro Charm, Modern Performance

Fujifilm X-T5 Travel Camera - retro styling, compact and great for travel

The Fujifilm X-T5 combines a classic rangefinder design with modern performance. It’s a beloved choice for street photographers and those who appreciate the nostalgia of film cameras. With its high-quality lens and sensor, it’s perfect for capturing the essence of your travels.

The X-T5 offers exceptional image quality, 4K video capabilities, and superb low-light performance, all in a compact and lightweight body. With the detachable lens, it might be the biggest camera on this list, it is quite compact and we promise it is a great camera for travel.

GoPro HERO12 Black: Adventure-Ready Action

The Go Pro 12 Black: An adventure camera made for travel

For travelers who love action-packed adventures, the GoPro HERO12 Black is a must-have. This action camera offers stunning 5.3K video, excellent stabilization, and a robust waterproof design. It’s perfect for documenting everything from scuba diving to mountain biking. The GoPro HERO12 Black captures every thrill with incredible detail and clarity. Compact and easy to use, it’s the ideal companion for action enthusiasts looking to relive their adventures with cinematic quality.

DJI Osmo Mobile 6: Cinematic Creativity in Your Pocket

DJI Osmo Mobile 6 is a great camera for on-the-go video

The DJI Osmo Mobile 6 is the ultimate tool for capturing cinematic moments while traveling. This handheld gimbal, combined with your smartphone, can offer superb image quality and a host of creative features, making it perfect for travel videographers who demand professional-looking footage without the bulk. With its advanced stabilization, motion time-lapses, and intelligent shooting modes, the Osmo Mobile 6 elevates your travel videos to a new level of excellence.

Compact camera gear is a traveller’s best friend, allowing you to capture memories without the hassle of lugging heavy equipment. Check out the Travel Section on the Henry’s Camera website for a wide selection of these top compact cameras and other photography and videography essentials. Your journey is a story waiting to be told, and with the right gear, you can bring it to life one image at a time. Happy travels and happy shooting!

If you need more advice, stop in one of our retail stores. Our Henry’s Creators are eager to help you identify the perfect camera for travel.


Canada’s Greatest Camera Store

Henry’s has long been known in the Canadian photographic industry as the source for the best and newest products, informed Imaging Experts, award-winning customer service and competitive pricing. Henry’s, competitive pricing since 1909 and has evolved into Canada’s largest independent photographic and digital retailer.

Facebook Twitter  

author avatar