Gone are the days when travel photography was as simple as buying a disposable camera for a few blurry beach shots for a homemade family album.
With the explosive growth of photo and video-sharing social platforms and the rise of professional online photo books, only flawless images will now do. Smartphones are great, but to produce pictures and prints with the wow factor, you need a dedicated camera – one that performs well all year round, no matter what conditions you find yourself facing, while still being small enough to fit in your hand luggage. It's a similar story with lenses too, which need the versatility to keep pace with adventurous spirits without any compromise in image quality.
There's a lot to consider, but we’ve put together a guide to the best travel photography gear. So, whether you're a beginner excited to get started, an up-and-coming travel blogger looking to dazzle your followers, or a creator with a growing profile who’s eager to take your content and kitbag to the next level, you can feel confident you've got the tools you need to succeed.