6 Great Cameras for Stealthy Street Photography


By Joseph Morganti


Street Photography is one of the most popular and aesthetically-pleasing types of photography. It embodies the artistic and the in-the-moment appeal in the entire art-form.

However, a lot of photographers are scared to reach their full potential for this type of photography because of the worrisome nature of a person reacting to you taking their photo.

Luckily, there are a plethora of cameras available that are meant to overcome this fear. The cameras are compact, yet sharp enough to capture that raw feeling street photography demonstrates.

In this article, we compiled a list of 6 of our favorite, smaller, street photography cameras. Continue reading to help you determine which of these cameras is best for you.

1. GR III Digital Compact Camera, 24mp, 28mm f 2.8 Lens



  • ● 24 MP CMOS Sensor
  • ● 3 inches Air gapless Capacitive Touch LCD Screen
  • ● Full HD movie recording (1920 x 1080 pixels, 60 frame rate) in the H.264 recording format
  • ● Compatible with Pentax AF 201, AF360 FGZ II & AF 540 FGZ II Flashes

2. Fujifilm X100F 24.3 MP APS-C Digital Camera



  • ● 24.3MP X Trans CMOS III APS C Sensor
  • ● 8-way focus lever
  • ● Built-in Iso dial

3. Leica M10 Digital Rangefinder Camera



  • ● 24MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • ● Leica Maestro II Image Processor
  • ● Optical 0.73x-Magnification Viewfinder
  • ● 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot LCD with Gorilla Glass
  • ● ISO 100-50000, Up to 5 fps Shooting

4. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 RII Digital Still Camera




  • ● 42.4MP Full-frame back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor
  • ● 35mm F2.0 ZEISS Sonnar T lens with macro capability
  • ● Fast Hybrid AF with 399 focal-plane phase-detection AF points
  • ● Retractable 2.4-million dot XGA OLED Tru-Finder w/ ZEISS T coating
  • ● DIOPTRE ADJUSTMENT: -4.0 to +3.0m-1

5. Olympus PEN-F Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera



  • ● Olympus PEN-F Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera (Black)
  • ● Flexible LCD

6. Fujifilm X-T30 4K Wi-Fi Mirrorless Digital Camera



  • ● 26.1MP APS-C Sensor and X-Processor 4 with Quad CPU
  • ● DCI and UHD 4K30 Video
  • ● 425-Point Phase-Detection AF, 2.36m-Dot OLED Viewfinder and 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Tilting LCD Touchscreen


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