The question I get asked most often by my non-photographer friends is, “What are the best travel cameras under 500?” They don’t know an f-stop from an ISO and think more mega pixels equals more mega! They just want the best bang for their buck and some nice looking pictures at the end of it.
This list includes 23 of ‘The Best DSLR/SLR, Mirrorless and Point and Shot travel Cameras under $500 ’, has been updated for 2017, and is meant for the average non-camera enthusiast who has little to no photography knowledge. I’ve tried to write it in a way that’s easy to understand, and will hopefully serve as a useful guide to the cameras I would recommend to my friends.
For those [...]