TIPA 2017 award winners announced

 

The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) has announced the winners of the prestigious TIPA Awards in 40 photo/imaging categories for 2017. The TIPA Awards are universally recognized for determining and honouring high quality cameras, lenses, accessories, and imaging products. Since the inception of the award in 1991, it has become a source of pride among companies receiving it and the TIPA Logo has served as a benchmark that provides helpful guidance for consumers in making their purchasing decisions.

The General Assembly of the Technical Image Press Association gathered in Havana, Cuba from 30 March to 2 April 2017, to vote on the annual TIPA Awards for the Best Imaging Products of 2017.

Better Photography is the only member magazine from India. Shridhar Kunte, Deputy Editor Technical from Better PHotography was part of the process along with editors from 27 professional, amateur, and business magazines from Asia, Australia, Europe and North and South America, with a delegate from the Camera Journal Press Club in Japan. Together they discussed and voted on TIPA Award winners in 40 different product categories. The grand awards ceremony and presentation will take place in Tokyo, Japan, on 16 June 2017.

TIPA Awards 2017TIPA 2017 AWARD WINNERS

BEST DSLR ENTRY LEVEL: Nikon D5600

BEST APS-C DSLR EXPERT: PENTAX KP

BEST FULL-FRAME DSLR EXPERT: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

BEST DSLR PROFESSIONAL: Sony α99 II

BEST DSLR WIDE ANGLE ZOOM LENS: SIGMA 12-24mm F4 DG HSM Art

BEST DSLR STANDARD ZOOM LENS: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM

BEST DSLR TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS: Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2

BEST DSLR PRIME LENS: SIGMA 85mm F1.4 DG HSM Art

BEST PROFESSIONAL LENS: Nikon PC NIKKOR 19mm f/4E ED

BEST MEDIUM FORMAT CAMERA: FUJIFILM GFX 50S

BEST MIRRORLESS CSC ENTRY LEVEL: FUJIFILM X-T20

BEST MIRRORLESS CSC EXPERT: FUJIFILM X-T2

BEST MIRRORLESS CSC PROFESSIONAL: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

BEST CSC STANDARD ZOOM LENS: Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm / F2.8 II ASPH. / POWER O.I.S.

BEST CSC TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS: Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-100mm 1:4.0 IS PRO

BEST CSC PRIME LENS: Fujinon XF 23mm F2 WR

BEST EXPERT COMPACT CAMERA: Sony DSC-RX100 V

BEST SUPERZOOM CAMERA: Panasonic LUMIX DC-FZ80/FZ82

BEST PROFESSIONAL COMPACT CAMERA: FUJIFILM X100F

BEST RUGGED CAMERA: Nikon COOLPIX W100

BEST CAMCORDER: Canon XC15

BEST PROFESSIONAL PHOTO/VIDEO CAMERA: Panasonic LUMIX DC-GH

BEST PHOTO PRINTER: Epson SureColor SC-P5000

BEST INKJET PHOTO PAPER: Canson Infinity Baryta Prestige 340gsm

BEST IMAGING SOFTWARE: Macphun Luminar

BEST CAMERA ACCESSORY: Manfrotto Lens Filter Suite

BEST LIGHTING ACCESSORY: Nissin Air10s

BEST IMAGING STORAGE SOLUTION: SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSD

BEST IMAGING PROCESSING EQUIPMENT: Wacom Intuos Pro

BEST PROFESSIONAL FLASH SYSTEM: Profoto D2

BEST PORTABLE FLASH: Metz mecablitz M400

BEST TRIPOD: Vanguard Alta Pro 2 tripod with 263AB 100 ballhead

BEST PHOTO MONITOR: LG 27MD5KA (UltraFine 5K Display)

BEST PHOTO SMARTPHONE: HUAWEI P10 / P10 Plus

BEST CAMERA DRONE: DJI Phantom 4 Pro

BEST ACTIONCAM: Sony FDR-X3000R

BEST 360° CAMERA: Nikon KeyMission 360

BEST PHOTO PRINT SERVICE: WhiteWall ultraHD Photo Print

BEST PHOTO BAG: Manfrotto Pro Light 3N1-36

BEST DESIGN: Hasselblad X1D-50c

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