TIPA Announces 2014 Award Winners
The Technical Image Press Association – the global group of imaging magazines of which our sister publication Camera is a member – has announced the winners of its prestigious annual product design awards. The group’s magazine editors and technical editors gathered in the Canadian city of Vancouver this year, to determine the winners in 40 categories of products, selected from everything launched over the previous 12 months.
Nikon enjoyed notable success this year, winning in four categories including for Best Professional Camera and Best Premium Camera, while Canon picked up three major awards, including for Best Professional D-SLR Lens. Other notable winners included Fujifilm, Olympus, Phase One, Profoto, Panasonic and Sigma. A full list of this year’s winners follows. For more information about TIPA visit www.tipa.com
TIPA AWARDS 2014 CATEGORY WINNERS
• Best D-SLR entry-Level – Nikon D3300
• Best D-SLR Advanced – Canon EOS 70D
• Best D-SLR expert – Pentax K-3
• Best Professional Camera – Nikon D4S
• Best Medium Format Camera – Phase One IQ250
• Best CSC entry-Level – Olympus OM-D E-M10
• Best CSC Advanced – Samsung NX30
• Best CSC expert – Fujifilm X-T1
• Best CSC Professional – Sony Alpha 7R
• Best easy Compact Camera – Samsung WB50F
• Best expert Compact Camera – Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II
• Best Superzoom Camera – Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60
• Best Rugged Camera – Nikon 1 AW1
• Best Premium Camera – Nikon Df
• Best CSC entry-Level Lens – Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 EZ
• Best CSC expert Lens – Fujinon XF 10-24mm f4.0 R OIS
• Best CSC Prime Lens – Zeiss Touit Series
• Best entry-Level D-SLR Lens – Sigma 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM
• Best expert D-SLR Lens – Tamron SP 150-600mm f5.0-6.3 Di VC USD
• Best Professional D-SLR Lens – Canon EF 200-400mm f4.0L USM Extender 1.4x
• Best Photo Printer – Epson Expression Photo XP-950
• Best Inkjet Photo Paper – Hahnemühle Photo Silk Baryta 310
• Best Photo TV – LG UHD UB980
• Best Photo Projector – Epson EH-TW7200
• Best Imaging Software – DxO ViewPoint 2
• Best Mobile Photo App – Photosmith 3
• Best Accessory – SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive
• Best Tripod – Manfrotto New 190 Series
• Best Camcorder – Sony FDR-AX100
• Best Storage Media – SanDisk Extreme PRO SDHC/SDXC UHS-II memory card
• Best Hybrid Photo/Video D-SLR – Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
• Best Mobile Imaging Device – Sony QX Series
• Best Professional Lighting System – Profoto B1
• Best Portable Lighting System – Nissin i40
• Best Photo Monitor – LG 21:9 UltraWide 34UM95
• Best Photo Bag – Thule Perspektiv Series
• Best Photo Service – Sigma Mount Conversion Service
• Best ActionCam – Sony Action Cam HDR-AS100V
• Best Imaging Innovation – Canon ‘Dual Pixel CMOS AF’
• Best Design – Sigma dp2 Quattro
Nikon Df – Best Premium Camera, 2014 TIPA Awards.
Canon eF 200400mm f4.0L USM extender 1.4x – Best Professional D-SLR Lens, 2014 TIPA Awards.
Profoto B1 – Best Professional Lighting System, 2014 TIPA Awards.
Nikon D4S - Best Professional Camera, 2014 TIPA Awards.
Fujifilm X-T1 – Best Expert Compact System Camera, 2014 TIPA Awards.
Sony Alpha 7R – Best Professional CSC, 2014 TIPA Awards.
Phase One IQ250 – Best Medium Format Camera, 2014 TIPA Awards.