TIPA announces annual award-winning products

The annual meeting of the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) to vote for the best photographic and imaging products in 2012 was held on March 24, 2012, in Cape Town, South Africa. This year at the TIPA General Assembly, 29 member magazines and the Camera Journal Press Club (CJPC) of Japan voted for the best product in each category. The General Assembly selected the best photo and imaging products in 2012 in 40 categories.

TIPA has member magazines from nine European countries plus Australia, Canada, China, South Africa and the USA.

Best Photo Software –Adobe Photoshop Elements 10

Best Professional Videocamera – Canon EOS C300 Digital Cinema Camera

Best Expert Compact Camera – Canon PowerShot G1 X

Best Superzoom Camera – Fujifilm X-S1

Best Tripod – Gitzo New Systematic series

Best Digital SLR Expert – Nikon D800

Best Digital SLR Video Accessory – OConnor O-Focus Dual Mini

Best CSC Expert Lens – Panasonic LUMIX G X Vario PZ 14-42mm

Best Mobile Imaging Device – Samsung GALAXY Nexus

Best Professional DSLR Lens – Canon EF 8–15mm f/4L USM fisheye lens

Best Digital SLR Professional – Canon EOS-1D X

Best Photo Service – Fujifilm Fotoservice Pro

Best Fine Art Inkjet Paper – ILFORD GALERIE Prestige 310gsm

Best Mobile Photo App – Snapseed by Nik Software

Best Professional Flash System – Nikon SB-910

Best CSC Fixed Focus Lens – Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12mm 1:2.0

Best CSC Advanced – Panasonic LUMIX GX1

Best General Compact Camera – Samsung MV800

Best Video Digital SLR – Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Best Multifunction Photo Printer – Canon PIXMA MG8250

Best CSC Professional – Fujifilm X-Pro1

Best Premium Camera – Leica M9-P

Best Digital SLR Entry Level – Nikon D5100

Best Imaging Innovation – Nokia PureView technology

Best CSC Entry Level – Olympus PEN E-PL3

Best Rugged Compact Camera – PENTAX Optio WG-2

Best Photo TV Display – Samsung Smart OLED TV

Best Photo Monitor – Samsung SyncMaster24/27A850 (PLS)

Best Entry Level DSLR Lens – Sigma 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM

Best Digital SLR Advanced – Sony Alpha SLT-A65

Best Accessory – Vanguard BBH-200 Ball Head

Best Colour Management System – X-Rite i1 Display Pro

Best Photo Projector – Epson EH-TW9000W

Best Expert DSLR Lens – Sigma APO MACRO 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM

Best Imaging Storage Media – Sony XQD Memory Cards

Best Photo Bag – Vanguard Heralder series

Best Expert Photo Printer – Epson Stylus Photo 1500W

Best CSC Expert – Sony Alpha NEX-7

Best CSC Entry-Level Lens – Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC

Best Digital Accessory – Wacom Intuos5 series