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


• 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.

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