For the adventurers and the movers and doers, who love to capture moments and create memories, what could be a better way to cherish them for the years to come? Creating memories and expressing this holiday season has never been so easy, now it’s all just a click away! Holding onto the joys of friendship, of family and giving, as we bring along all the features of the 7 best Cameras for those who love to make memories this season. Now you can purchase your camera with access to all the features beforehand. If you’re wondering what could be a better present this Christmas, read our guide for Top 7 Christmas Gifts for Photography Lovers.
Here’s a list of the products we’re going to discuss:
- Nikon D3400 Digital SLR Camera
- Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera
- Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera
- Samsung Gear 360 4K VR Camera
- AmazonBasics 50-Inch Lightweight Tripod with Bag
- JOBY GorillaPod SLR Zoom Flexible Tripod
- Lowepro Fastpack BP 250 AW II
The first pick for this article is the Nikon D3400 Digital SLR Camera which comes with a 24.2 mp sensor that has 100-25600 ISO sensitivity, thus making it perfect for shooting low-light and fast moving subjects. It also has full 1080p HD capability for video recording, along with built-in Bluetooth, so you can pair it with your smartphone anytime. Besides that, its additional features include no optical low pass filter,3.0″ LCD, 11-point AF system, 5 fps continuous shooting, and even more! It also includes the AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR lens.
- Compact and lightweight
- Easy to share across devices with built-in Bluetooth
- Good for fast moving and low-light pictures
- HD capability for smooth video recording
- No SD card or card reader included
Our second pick is the Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera (Blue) with Zink Zero Ink Printing Technology. As its name suggests, the Polaroid snap delivers instant, full color 2×3” Polaroid images at the push of a button, all thanks to its Zero ink printing capability. Besides being compact, it also saves all images for easy uploading or sharing if needed.
Furthermore, it features a 10MP sensor, a micro SD card slot (32GB max), and also has various filters and photo modes for fun selfies.
- Instant printing of images
- Various tones and filters available
- Can store pictures in memory for later use
- The picture is printed immediately after you snap it
- The camera doesn’t come with photo paper
- Requires at least 20 seconds to capture a clear image
For our 3rd choice, we have picked Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera which is very easy to use. It has a built-in flash and Fujinon 60mm f/12.7 lens, 2 Instant Film 20-Packs, 64-Photo Album, Selfie Lens, 4 Colored Filters, 10 Hanging Frames, 10 Clips and String, 60 Sticker Frames, 5 stand up Frames, and a Microfiber Cleaning Cloth.
It also comes with a colorful Vegan leather case to protect your camera, and an adjustable leather strap to carry it wherever you go. All these features make the Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 anything but ordinary.
If that still isn’t good enough for you, then there is also a 90-Day Money Back Guarantee and unbeatable customer service.
- A variety of additional accessories
- 90-Day money back guarantee
- Customer service
- 2 packs of instant films with the pack
- No SD card to save images for later
- Instantly prints photos, you don’t get to choose
For our 4th pick, we have the Samsung Gear 360 4K VR Camera. With 360° camera and 180° lenses, it allows you to capture amazing 15MP photos and 4K videos. With dimensions of 3.96″ x 1.82″ x 1.78″ and weighing .29 lbs, the Samsung Gear 360 is very easy to hold. It also comes with a C-Type USB cable, a pouch, and strap, so it’s very easy to carry, and also has an IP53 water-resistant rating.
Besides that, you can also preview and edit all your videos with an easy app, and also share them directly. In addition to that, you can also upload your photos and videos to Samsung VR in order to view them in Virtual Reality.
- The 360° camera captures all angles
- It has a water-resistant rating
- You can view your pictures and videos in Virtual Reality
- Compatible with Samsung Galaxy Smartphones only
- Supports Live Broadcast videos up to 2K resolution only
With dimensions of 16.7 x 3.1 x 3.1 inches, and made of strong and lightweight aluminum weighing only 1.25 pounds, our fifth choice is essential for adventurous photographers. The Amazon Basics Lightweight Tripod is suitable for still photography or digital videos.
It comes with a 3 section lever lock legs that extend up to 50 inches in height and has a quick release plate that allows you to move your camera from place to place. The 3-way head also allows you to change the camera angle up to 360 degrees and can change the orientation from portrait to landscape.
Besides that, it comes with a zippered bag for easy transport.
- Strong and lightweight aluminum legs
- Can be folded into a compact size
- Comes with a zippered bag for easy travel and storing
- No spare replacement parts available
The JOBY GorillaPod SLR Zoom Flexible Tripod makes it to our 6th choice. This tripod with a 360 pan gives you shots at different angles. The flexible legs can carry cameras up to 6.6 lbs., and with over 2 dozen flexible joints, along with rubberized ring and foot grips, the legs ensure your camera remains stable.
With a total weight less than 2 lbs., the tripod is made out of lightweight ABS plastic, zinc-aluminum, TPE Grip pads, and stainless steel, that is durable and will never let your camera slip. It is specially designed for SLR and mirrorless cameras up to 3 kg. (6 lbs.) and will give you just the amount of support you need for your images.
- Extremely flexible legs
- Sturdy foot grips so your camera doesn’t slip and fall
- Lightweight and easy to carry
- Adjusting the flexible legs can be time-consuming
No adventure is complete without a something which will allow you to carry everything you need on the go. Which is why for our last choice, we have Lowepro Fastpack BP 250 AW II, a travel backpack made especially for DSLRs, 15″ Laptops, and Tablets.
This backpack is designed with additional protection for your electronics, it features the built-in All Weather AW Cover and CradleFit device compartment.
interior that is easy to access and highly visible. Meanwhile, different pockets help various objects, such as smartphones, headphones, hard drives, and many more.
- Additional protection with
- Well-padded pockets and secure straps to keep things in place
- Multiple pockets for storing various items
- The shoulder straps aren’t very comfortable
- The part which touches your back doesn’t have a curve, making it uncomfortable