The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) has announced its annual awards for 2013.


The following products have been nominated as ‘best products’ for the past year by technical editors from  27 member magazines covering nine European countries plus Australia, Canada, China, South Africa and the USA plus the Camera Journal Press Club (CJPC) of Japan.
Best Digital SLR Expert: Canon EOS 6D
Best Digital SLR Advanced: Nikon D7100
Best Digital SLR Entry Level: Canon EOS 100D
Best Video Digital SLR: Canon EOS-1D C
Best Professional Camera: Leica M (Typ 240)
Best Premium Camera: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1
Best CSC Professional: Panasonic Lumix GH3
Best CSC Expert: Fujifilm X-E1
Best CSC Advanced: Samsung NX300
Best CSC Entry Level: Olympus PEN E-PL5
Best Expert Compact Camera: Fujifilm X20
Best Superzoom Camera: Nikon Coolpix P520
Best Easy Compact Camera: Nikon Coolpix S01
Best Rugged Compact Camera: Panasonic Lumix FT5
Best Professional DSLR Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM
Best Expert DSLR Lens: Sigma APO 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM
Best Entry Level DSLR Lens: Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC MACRO OS HSM
Best CSC Expert Lens: Sony E-mount 10-18mm f/4 OSS
Best CSC Prime Lens: Fujinon XF 14mm f/2.8 R
Best CSC Entry-Level Lens: Nikon 1 Nikkor 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6
Best Pro Camcorder: Sony NEX-VG900
Best ActionCam: GoPro Hero 3
Best Imaging Storage Media: Panasonic SDHC Gold, Silver, Blue series
Best Professional Lighting System: Profoto Pro-B4 1000 Air
Best Portable Lighting System: Nissin MG8000 Extreme
Best Tripod: Vanguard ABEO PRO Kit 283 CGH   and GH300T
Best Photo Accessory: Metabones Speed Booster
Best Digital Accessory: Camranger
Best Photo Software: DxO Optics Pro 8
Best Expert Photo Printer: Canon PIXMA Pro-10
Best Multifunction Photo Printer: Epson Expression Photo XP series
Best Fine Art Inkjet Paper: ILFORD GALERIE Prestige Mono Silk
Best Photo Service: White Wall
Best Mobile Photo App: Tiffen Photo fx Ultra
Best Design: Giottos Silk Road YTL series
Best Photo Monitor: LG IPS ColorPrime 27EA83
Best Photo Bag: Vanguard Quovio 41
Best Photo TV Display: Samsung F8000 Smart LED 2D/3DTV
Best Mobile Imaging Device: Samsung GALAXY Camera
Best Imaging Innovation: Samsung 45mm f/1.8 2D/3D lens

Full details of the awards can be found at