In our younger days, we were all guilty of NOT travelling light. In my younger days, travel usually meant work; as a photographer for a newspaper. I recall fondly the time I was with a fashion team to India, shooting for a Singapore paper; travelling with me were 30 KG of photo gear.
I was amazed how I managed to lug all those gears around! But then I was much younger...
In 2010 I concluded that...
A good travel camera should have the following quality:
1) It must be relatively light weight.
2) Able to take interchangeable lenses.
3) Digital, with video.
4) Larger sensor than a point and shoot.
5) Able to shoot RAW.
Come 2017, I decided that another two features are also a "must have" in my travel camera.
6) Able to shoot panoramic scene.
7) In camera image stabiliser.
After returning from a long 5 weeks stays in Penang, Hong Kong and Taipei recently, I was asked what make me decide to take what I took for our travel...