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Looking for the Best Camera for Landscape Photography? Here Are Our Top 7 Picks.

Landscape photography makes up some of the most captivating photos in the world, from breathtaking mountains and green valleys to powerful oceans and bright cities.

Choosing the right camera for landscape photography doesn’t have to be a hassle. We’ve provided a list of ideal landscape camera features as well as our top picks to help you capture that beautiful landscape.

Read on to find out what features you’ll want to look out for in a landscape camera or find out what we recommended as the best cameras for landscape and nature photography on the market today.

Our pick for best cameras for landscape photography include:

  • The Fujifilm GFX 50R
  • The Nikon D850
  • The Pentax K-1 Mark II
  • The Sony A7R Mark IV
  • The Fujifilm X-T4
  • The Nikon Z7
  • The Canon EOS R5

REad more below on what to look for in a camera for landscape photography and more detail into our favourite camera models!

The camera features you need for landscape photography:

An alpine lake in the foreground with snow-capped mountains beyond

Large, high-quality sensors for high resolution

The best part of shooting a magnificent landscape is blowing it up and printing it out as a centrepiece on your living room wall. Professional landscape photographers also need to keep in mind that their photos may become a double-spread in a magazine or a huge billboard. 

To blow up your landscape photo, you need a huge, high-quality sensor that can record minute details to ensure your image stays sharp even when magnified.

The best sensors are full-frame sensors, most commonly found in DSLR cameras and mirrorless cameras

A high dynamic range to compensate for heavy shadows and light

A camera with a wide dynamic range helps preserve the details in bright and dark areas so you keep balanced contrast in light and shadowy spots. 

Weatherproofing for outdoor adventures

Some of the best landscape shots are captured in wild weather so you’ll want to have a weather-sealed camera. We’re talking waterproof and dustproof. 

In-body image stabilization

Many landscape photographers use tripods to steady their cameras, but if for some reason you can’t take your tripod with you, you’ll be relying on in-built image stabilisation to keep your shots tack-sharp.

Our 7 top picks for the best landscape photography cameras

1. The Fujifilm GFX 50R

Neither a DSLR nor a mirrorless camera, the Fujifilm GFX 50R is a medium format camera that’s both portable and powerful. 

The GFX 50R features a 51.4MP CMOS sensor. Paired with an X-Processor Pro image processor, it can capture incredibly detailed stills with a spacious dynamic range and an extensive ISO range up to ISO 102400. 

The landscape photos you’ll get from this medium format camera will showcase smooth tonal and colour transitions, creating a superior 3D look.

The 3.69-dot OLED electronic viewfinder helps you find your scene clearly while the rear 3.2-inch 2.36-dot touchscreen display comes with a three-way tilting design so you can shoot from down low and up high. 

Finally, you’ve got to love the durable, magnesium alloy build that keeps the camera dustproof, weather-sealed, and freezeproof (down to -10°C) so you can shoot in virtually any environment.

Take a look at the Fujifilm GFX 50R medium format camera today.

2. The Nikon D850

There’s so much to love about this outstanding Nikon DSLR. To start, we have the full-frame 45MP sensor capable of producing stunning detail. 

Combined with an EXPEED 5 image processor, the Nikon D850 works beautifully in low light with a powerful ISO reach of 64-25600. And the dynamic range is cutting edge. 

The 153-point autofocus system covers the entire image so you can capture every speck with precise focus while the 3.2 inch LCD tilting touchscreen brings flexibility to your shoot.

Meanwhile, the 8K time-lapse feature will do wonders for your landscape photography to create creamy, dynamic skies or to capture the Milky Way. 

Check out the Nikon D850 DSLR today.

3. The Pentax K-1 Mark II

This full-frame DSLR has a 36MP sensor and 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilisation to ensure your landscapes come up tack-sharp. 

The ISO range spans from 100 to 819000 while the dynamic range is just as impressive so the camera shows impressive low light performance. An Accelerator Unit helps reduce noise and increase clarity and colour accuracy too. 

The sturdy camera body is dustproof, freezeproof to -10°C, and weather-sealed. And for some added perks, it has a built-in GPS to geotag your shots and an electromagnetic compass. A 3.2 inch cross-tilt display facilitates shooting at different angles. 

View the Pentax K-1 Mark II DSLR camera online today.

4. The Sony A7R Mark IV

The cutting-edge 61MP back-illuminated full-frame image sensor of this Sony A7R Mark IV is near unbeatable, making this mirrorless camera ideal for landscape photography.

You’ll get 15 stops of dynamic range to ensure that every subtle detail is rendered with extraordinary precision. Colour reproduction is also on point. 

The Sony A7R IV has a long exposure noise reduction feature that makes easy work of astrophotography. 

The sleek mirrorless body is dustproof and weather sealed while a 5.76 million-dot OLED viewfinder provides a whole new level of accuracy and detail. 

Take a look at the Sony A7R Mark IV mirrorless camera today. 

5. The Fujifilm X-T4

A more affordable camera for landscape photography, the Fujifilm X-T4 still boasts an impressive array of features. With a 26MP crop sensor, this camera is pocketable and lightweight, desirable features for long or strenuous hikes to your destination. 

The first model in the X-T series, the X-T4 has in-body image stabilisation, which uses magnetic force rather than springs to improve performance while keeping the camera small and lightweight. 

True to the Fujifilm look, this mirrorless camera has a retro design that’s weather sealed and built to work within an environment of -10 to 40°C.

Fujifilm is known for its colour rendition and dynamic range—and it doesn’t disappoint with the X-T4.  

Check out the Fujifilm X-T4 mirrorless camera today.

6. The Nikon Z7

With an incredible 45.7MP full frame sensor, the Nikon Z7 produces exceptionally sharp, detailed landscape shots, all the way to the edges of the frame. 

This mirrorless camera has an extensive ISO range of 64-25600, making it perfect for night-time or low light landscape photography. 

The 3690k-dot Quad-VGA electronic viewfinder provides a clear view and, combined with the lightweight, compact body,  makes landscape shooting a dream. 

The wide 493-point hybrid autofocus system provides extraordinary focusing accuracy. When combined with the superior NIKKOR Z lenses, this FX-format mirrorless camera produces phenomenal image quality with accurate colour and unparalleled sharpness.

View the Nikon Z7 full frame mirrorless camera online today. 

7. The Canon EOS R5

We finish off with one of the best landscape photography cameras you’ll find on the market right now. 

The Canon EOS R5 has a 45MP full frame sensor, which is combined with Canon’s powerful DIG!C X processor to capture tiny details that look brilliant even when blown up. 

This mirrorless camera also features an enhanced five-axis image stabilisation system and a phenomenal Dual Pixel CMOS autofocus system that ensures 100% AF coverage. A huge 1053 automatically selectable focal points keep every part of the frame in focus. 

There’s also a 5.75MP electronic viewfinder and a vari-angle LCD touchscreen that enables shooting from up high and down low. 

View the Canon EOS 5R mirrorless camera now. 

Elevate your landscape photography with a dedicated camera

If you’re still not sure what camera for landscape photography is right for you, visit us in-store for expert advice or shop our huge range of quality cameras and must-have camera accessories.

Ready to skill up? Read our top 10 tips to getting better landscape shots or check out our video below on taking your landscape photography to the next level.Save

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