Find the best camera for your backpacking and hiking trips with advice from our backcountry gear experts.
This all-in-one lens is lighter—and has a larger zoom range—than its predecessor (which we’ve long loved).
You can't beat a dedicated camera for clarity, control, and quality, but smartphones come close enough for most of us-this magazine has even published iPhone photos. Use these tools and techniques to amp up your device's multimedia power:
For 40 years, BACKPACKER readers have explored the wilderness and returned with photographic gold. But we were wowed by the entries for this contestmore than 650 of them. Check out these finalists (and this year's winner), then go to backpacker.com/photos to submit your own images. Well showcase the best entries in upcoming issues.