TIPA Awards 2012 Top 40


The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA), a global society of photo magazine editors, has announced their top choices of the annual TIPA Awards. The annual meeting of the Technical Image Press Association to vote for the best photographic and imaging products in 2012 was held on 24 March 2012 in Cape Town, South Africa.

At the 22nd annual 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:

Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 – Best Photo Software
Canon EF 15mm f/4L USM fisheye lens – Best Professional DSLR Lens
Canon EOS 5D Mark III – Best Video Digital SLR
Canon EOS C300 Digital Cinema Camera – Best Professional Videocamera
Canon EOS-1D X – Best Digital SLR Professional
Canon PIXMA MG8250 – Best Multifunction Photo Printer
Canon PowerShot G1 X – Best Expert Compact Camera
Fujifilm Fotoservice Pro – Best Photo Service
Fujifilm X-Pro1 – Best CSC Professional
Fujifilm X-S1 – Best Superzoom Camera
ILFORD GALERIE Prestige 310gsm – Best Fine Art Inkjet Paper
Leica M9-P – Best Premium Camera
Gitzo New Systematic series – Best Tripod
Snapseed by Nik Software – Best Mobile Photo App
Nikon D5100 – Best Digital SLR Entry Level
Nikon D800 – Best Digital SLR Expert
Nikon SB-910 – Best Professional Flash System
Nokia PureView technology – Best Imaging Innovation
OConnor O-Focus Dual Mini – Best Digital SLR Video Accessory
Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12mm 1:2.0 – Best CSC Fixed Focus Lens
Olympus PEN E-PL3 – Best CSC Entry Level
Panasonic LUMIX G X Vario PZ 14-42mm – Best CSC Expert Lens
Panasonic LUMIX GX1 – Best CSC Advanced
PENTAX Optio WG-2 – Best Rugged Compact Camera
Samsung GALAXY Nexus – Best Mobile Imaging Device
Samsung MV800 – Best General Compact Camera
Samsung Smart OLED TV – Best Photo Tv Display
Samsung – Best Photo Monitor
Epson EH-TW9000W – Best Photo Projector
Epson Stylus Photo 1500W – Best Expert Photo Printer
Sigma 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM – Best Entry Level DSLR Lens
Sigma APO MACRO 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM – Best Expert DSLR Lens
Sony Alpha NEX-7 – Best CSC Expert
Sony Alpha SLT-A65 – Best Digital SLR Advanced
Sony XQD Memory Cards – Best Imaging Storage Media
Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC – Best CSC Entry-Level Lens
Vanguard BBH-200 Ball Head – Best Accessory
Vanguard Heralder series – Best Photo Bag
Wacom Intuos5 series – Best Digital Accessory
X-Rite i1 Display Pro – Best Colour Management System

[Site: TIPA 2012]

Published by Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.