Luggage? Check. Tickets? Check. Passport? Check. Camera?
While it’s not as important as everything else on that list, having a high-quality camera you can count on can be an integral part of your travel plans. Here’s a few things to look for when you’re buying your next travel camera.
It has to be tough
The last thing anyone wants on a holiday is a camera that won’t go the distance. Holidays are about having fun and doing things you don’t do every day, and you want a camera that can keep up. Not only should it be tough, but you should also be able to take it anywhere.
Find a camera that’s waterproof, dust proof, shock proof and even frost proof. If you’re a snow bunny, you want pics you can share! Cameras get thrown into bags, plonked down on seats and bumped and scratched – a lot. Imagine a camera that can cope with all this, and more. The Nikon Coolpix Tough Camera can go swimming, diving, riding, skiing or even climbing with you and your family.
Make sure it’s easy to operate
All the top quality modern cameras are easy to use. Sure, they all have extra bells and whistles you can use if you want to but if you’re taking a camera on holiday, you don’t want to spend the entire trip there reading instructions.
A travel camera needs to be simple, so you can pick it up and shoot a great photo or video straight away, or spend a bit of time making it extra special if you want.
The photos and video have to be good quality
A lot of cheap cameras can take OK videos and photos, but for your holidays you want something a little extra.
Cameras such as the Nikon Coolpix Tough Camera from JB Hi Fi have a heap of easily-useable features, that can create stunning high-resolution photos, 4K Ultra HD videos, and even time-lapse videos and photos.
Focus on a good zoom
While phones are great for quick selfies or close-up pics of your holiday food, a lot of action on holidays happens in the distance.
Make sure your travel camera can turn a great view into a spectacular photo or video, or allow you to capture your family enjoying the surf from the comfort of your beach towel.
We all expect to show off our holiday snaps and videos instantly, so make sure your travel camera lets you do that.
Lugging a camera full of photos around with you, or SD cards full of videos, is a disaster waiting to happen.
Make sure your camera has built-in WIFI and Bluetooth, so you can download to your laptop or tablet immediately, no matter where you are.
Don’t pay too much
Make sure you get a good deal on your travel camera. After all, you’re paying for a holiday so you don’t want it to be too expensive.
JB has some cracking prices on big sellers like the Nikon Coolpix Tough Camera. Check them out online or in store.