Compact digital cameras and professional DSLR cameras have undoubtedly proven themselves to be very useful in capturing the most stunning travel photos. But with the rising popularity of the mirrorless camera, the latter has become the best camera for travel by combining the best of both worlds—the pocket-friendly size of the humble point-and-shoot and the performance and power of the might DSLR.
Mirrorless cameras fill the gap between compact point-and-shoot cameras and the more “serious” professional cameras, both in size and performance. Travel photographers have come to love its more compact and lightweight body, which is due to the absence of an internal mirror that reflects light onto the camera sensor; its new and improved electronic viewfinder (EVF) for previewing the exact image output before you even click the shutter; and its ability to deliver DSLR-quality images and videos.
However, like with any camera type, not all mirrorless cameras are ideal for travel photography. There are plenty of budget mirrorless cameras out there, but if you want to take higher-quality shots with a camera that is well-suited for all kinds of environments, you’ll want to give it a thought before investing in some of the more expensive, professional-quality mirrorless cameras on the market.
In this article, you’ll find some of the best mirrorless cameras for your next trip.