Travel photography is a broad term that can mean very different things to different people. World explorers want to capture the moment while still taking it all in, but there are also those who travel as a means to make new photos.
Regardless of your purpose, taking a good camera—or cameras—with you when you travel will let you capture the views and memories that you’ve gone so far to see. It could be something as basic as a nice dinner during a weekend jaunt to the beach, or a sweeping landscape shot from atop Machu Picchu.
Here are some of our favorite cameras, lenses, and accessories that you’ll want to think about taking with you on your next trip. And before you hit the road, make sure to check out our quick tips to fix bad photos and beyond-basic digital photography guide.