Photo gear for everyone from rough-and-tumble thrill seekers to #iPhoneonly diehards.
Leica M-P: Sure, it costs as much as a Rolex. But the M-P (pictured) may be the finest camera the German company has ever released. Suitable for pros, it makes every shot look like an exquisite Renaissance painting. $8,000, leica.com
Olloclip: You might choose to leave your camera in the hotel, but your phone? Never. The Olloclip—a three-in-one wide-angle, fisheye, and macro lens—fits over your cell lens, transforming it into a photographic powerhouse. $80, olloclip.com
Olympus Tough TG 850: Extreme travel calls for an extreme camera. Capture every moment of hiking, diving, or heli-skiing glory with the TG 850, which can withstand 7-foot drops, dunks up to 33 feet, and temps as low as 14°F. $450, olympus.com
Sony RX100 III: Prefer to travel light but want pics with DSLR heft? The RX100 III isn’t much larger than a deck of cards but packs 20.2 megapixels and a top-notchimage sensor. Translation: Vivid, gallery-worthy photos. $799, sony.com
PENTAX Q-S1 02: Designed to resemble a midcentury Pentax film camera, the Q-S1 wouldn’t look out of place at a 1955 Milan fashion show—but it’s fully loaded with a powerful image sensor, interchangeable lenses, and a peak ISO sensitivity of 12800 for clear shots in dim light without a flash. $500, pentax.com
Nikon D7100: There’s a reason both pro and serious amateur shooters carry the D7100. The camera gives skilled shutterbugs a staggering amount of control over shot specifics, but can also be used in automatic mode for hassle-free photos. $1,500, nikonusa.com