TIPA 2010 Award Winners Announced for Best Photo-Imaging Products

TIPA 2010 Award Winners Announced for Best Photo-Imaging Products


Madrid, Spain—The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) announced the winners of the XX TIPA Awards for the best imaging products of 2010, as voted on by the editors of its 28 member photo magazines from 9 European countries plus Canada, South Africa and the United States, in a general assembly held April 8-10 in New York City.

Here are the winning products in random order.

Best Imaging Innovation: Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D Technology
Best Prestige Camera: Leica M9
Best DSLR Professional: Nikon D3S
Best DSLR Expert: Canon EOS 7D
Best DSLR Advanced: Canon EOS Rebel T2i
Best DSLR Entry Level: Pentax K-x
Best Compact System Camera Advanced: Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2
Best Compact System Camera Entry Level: Olympus Pen E-PL1
Best Expert Compact Camera: Canon PowerShot G11
Best Superzoom Camera: Fujifilm FinePix HS10
Best Rugged Compact Camera: Casio Exilim EX-G1
Best Compact Camera: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX5V
Best Mobile Imaging Device: Kodak PlaySport
Best Medium Format D-System: Hasselblad H4D-40
Best Professional Lens: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II
Best Expert Lens: Sony 28-75mm f/2.8 SAM
Best Entry Level Lens: Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM
Best Flash System: Multiblitz ProfiLux Plus, series
Best Expert Camcorder: JVC Everio GZ-HM1
Best Entry Level Camcorder: Samsung HMX-H205
Best Expert Photo Printer: Epson Stylus Pro 3880
Best Multifunction Photo Printer: Canon PIXMA MP990
Best Large Format Printer: Canon imagePrograf iPF6350
Best Fine Art Inkjet Paper: Canson Infinity Baryta Photographique
Best Photo Scanner: Epson Perfection V600 Photo
Best Retail Finishing System: HP Photosmart ML1000D Minilab Printer
Best Photo Kiosk: HiTi Mini Photo Kiosk P510K
Best Photo Service: Blurb, Inc.
Best Accessory: Manfrotto RC2 Joystick Heads, series
Best Digital Accessory: Wacom Cintiq 21UX
Best Photo Frame: Sony DPF-X1000N
Best Photo Bag: Vanguard Up-Rise, series
Best Storage Media: SanDisk Extreme Pro, series
Best Storage Backup System: LG NAS N2B1
Best Photo Software: Adobe Photoshop CS5
Best Pro Photo Projector: Epson EH-TW5500
Best Expert Photo Projector: Panasonic PT-AE4000
Best Photo Monitor: Eizo Color Edge CG243W
Best Photo TV Display: LG Electronics 50/60PK950
Best Special Award: The Impossible Project

Since 1991, TIPA editors have voted on the best photo-imaging products introduced to the market during the previous 12 months, taking into account innovation, the use of leading-edge technology, design and ergonomics, ease of use, and price/performance ratio. The list of the TIPA Awards categories is regularly updated according to the market’s technological trends. Therefore, the categories continually change and some categories awarded in past editions may not be taken into consideration for the next TIPA Awards. tipa.com