The Best Cameras for Honeymoon Photos That Wow

Capture those special moments like a pro

Updated 10/10/19

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Your honeymoon is bound to be the trip of a lifetime, regardless of your target destination (hello, Hawaii). As you and your boo go about documenting your romantic adventure, some high-quality photographs will be in order. From lightweight starter options to professional DSLRs, we've got five of the best cameras for honeymoon travel. It's safe to say you'll never look at your standard smartphone camera the same way again.

Sony RX100

Sony RX100 Advanced Camera with 1.0 inch Sensor
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For amateur photographers in the market for a great point-and-shoot camera, this is a terrific, compact option. At only 10.5 oz. and under $400, this camera model enables you to snap high-quality photos, even in dimly lit locations. Added bonuses include an LCD view screen visible in bright sunlight, an easy to use dial, and the ability to change camera settings from the lens itself.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, $398

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 Compact Digital Camera
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Canon's PowerShot G9 X Mark II not only shoots stunning, crisp photos, but is slim and stylish. With a 3x optical zoom and strong 125-12800 ISO range, the PowerShot G9 X Mark II will produce sharp photographs in all light conditions. It also offers Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, a three-inch LCD display, and the ability to shoot full HD 1080 video. The G9 X Mark II is available in black or with a more retro-looking silver-and-tan-colored casing.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, $429

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600 DX-Format Digital SLR Body
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For mid-level photo enthusiasts who want to opt for DSLR technology, the Nikon D5600 is a fantastic option that even features built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi—perfect for instantly sharing photos. With increased image and video quality, this model is a bit lighter than its competitors at a travel-friendly 16.4 oz., and features a swiveling touchscreen, full HD 1080P video mode, and a battery that will last for nearly 1,000 shots.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, $496.95

Canon EOS 6D Mark II

Canon EOS 6D Mark II Digital SLR Camera
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Should you go for a fuller-sized professional DSLR camera, you won't regret it (though your neck or back might on particularly long excursions). Providing stunning images, this full-frame camera (with a mid-range price tag) features all the bells and whistles of a point-and-shoot digital camera, and beyond. Built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, interchangeable lenses, and the ability to use your phone to control the camera make this is a solid choice for those looking for a quality professional camera at a reasonable price.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, $1,499

Nikon D850

Nikon D850 FX-Format Digital SLR Camera Body
 

The full-frame model of this professional camera is considered to have a "tank-like" build and takes exceptional photos at rest, as well as action shots capturing activities—perfect for adventure and sport seekers. While the average honeymooning couple may opt for lighter, more compact and budget-friendly builds, this stand-out camera is vetted by PC Magazine as its Editor's Choice DSLR. Promising sharp and detailed photos (45.7 megapixels), energy efficiency, full high definition, and full high-definition 4K video, this camera also won the Imaging Resource Camera of the Year award for Overall Achievement.

SHOP NOW: Amazon, $2,796.95

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