Canon has been making film and then digital cameras since 1937 – much later in the game than a lot of the other top brands founded in Japan. They make both DSLR cameras and a vast range of compact and mirrorless cameras. These include both full-frame and cropped sensor cameras.
Nikon, much like Canon, has been in the business of making cameras for decades – since 1917. Most camera brands that exist today were founded in Japan – the home of tech innovation.
Sony makes exceptional cameras and is considered one of the best camera brands. Sony creates a selection of powerful full-frame mirrorless digital cameras that deliver incredible image quality.
Fujifilm is a company that creates film for old-school cameras. And while that’s true, they’re also the creators of some truly innovative and high-performing digital mirrorless cameras.
Panasonic currently offers an exciting range of full-frame DLSRs and cropped-sensor digital cameras under the Lumix banner.Panasonic is the manufacturer of high-quality lenses both for their brand and for the uber-expensive Leica camera market.
Olympus camera company was founded in Japan way back in 1919. They have been developing high-quality film and digital cameras for quite some time.
Leica is a company founded in Germany back in 1914 and they’ve produced world-class optics ever since. Leica cameras are highly sought after but not so affordable for the mass-market. A good quality Leica mirrorless or DLSR camera with a couple of lenses can set you back tens of thousands of dollars.
GoPro can make a perfect travel camera that also shoots in 4K video. They’re compact, waterproof and have a range of features ideal for creating exciting travel content.