The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) has announced the winners of the annual awards for photo and imaging products for the past year.

The following list shows products that have been nominated as ‘best products’ for the past year by technical editors from 27 member magazines from 15 countries on five continents, and also has a cooperative partnership with the CJPC (Camera Journal Press Club), representing the top photography magazines in Japan.
Best Digital Photo/Video Professional Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Best Full-Frame DSLR Expert: Pentax K-1
Best Medium Format Camera: Phase One XF 100MP
Best DSLR Professional/Action: Nikon D500
Best DSLR Professional/High Res: Canon EOS 5Ds R
Best APS-C DSLR Expert: Nikon D500
Best DSLR Entry Level: Sony α68
Best Mirrorless CSC Expert: Fujifilm X-Pro2
Best Mirrorless CSC Advanced: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark ll
Best Mirrorless CSC Professional: Sony α7R II
Best Mirrorless CSC Entry Level: Fujifilm X-T10
Best Full-Frame Compact Camera: Sony Cyber-shot RX1R II
Best Expert Compact Camera: Canon PowerShot G5 X
Best Superzoom Camera: Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ300/FZ330
Best Rugged Compact Camera: Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870
Best Premium Compact Camera: Leica SL
Best Easy Compact Camera: Canon IXUS 285 HS/ PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
Best Camcorder: Panasonic HC-WXE991
Best Professional DSLR Lens: Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art
Best DSLR Prime Lens: Tamron SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD
Best DSLR Telephoto Zoom Lens: Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art
Best DSLR Wide Angle Lens: Sigma 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM Art
Best CSC Prime Lens: Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM
Best CSC Telephoto Zoom Lens: Fujinon XF   100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 RLM OIS WR
Best CSC Wide Angle Zoom Lens: Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm 1:2.8 PRO
Best CSC Entry-Level Lens: Panasonic Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH
Best ActionCam: Sony HDR-AS50
Best Portable Flash: Nissin i60A
Best Professional Flash System: Phottix Indra 360 TTL Flash System
Best Tripod: Manfrotto 190GO! Carbon Fibre
Best Storage Media: Toshiba TransferJet SDHC
Best Imaging Software: Serif Affinity Photo
Best Photo Printer: Canon ImagePROGRAF PRO-1000
Best Inkjet Photo Paper: Ilford Galerie Prestige Gold Fibre Gloss
Best Mobile Imaging Device: DxO ONE
Best Photo Monitor: BenQ SW2700PT
Best Camera Drone: Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K
Best Imaging Innovation: Nikon SnapBridge
Best Design: Ricoh Theta S
Full details of the awards can be found at