The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) has just announced its annual awards for 2014.

The following products have been nominated as ‘best products’ for the past year by technical editors from  28 member magazines from 15 countries on five continents, and also has a cooperative partnership with the CJPC (Camera Journal Press Club), representing 11 top photography magazines in Japan.
Best Digital SLR Professional: Nikon D4S
Best Digital SLR Expert: Pentax K-3
Best Digital SLR Advanced: Canon EOS 70D
Best Digital SLR Entry Level: Nikon D3300
Best Hybrid Photo/Video Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4
Best Premium Camera: Nikon Df
Best CSC Professional: Sony Alpha 7R
Best CSC Expert: Fujifilm X-T1
Best CSC Advanced: Samsung NX30
Best CSC Entry Level: Olympus OM-D E-M10
Best Expert Compact Camera: Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II
Best Superzoom Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 / ZS40
Best Easy Compact Camera: Samsung WB50F
Best Rugged Compact Camera: Nikon 1 AW1
Best Professional DSLR Lens: Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x
Best Expert DSLR Lens: Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD
Best Entry Level DSLR Lens: Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC MACRO OS HSM
Best CSC Expert Lens: Fujinon XF10-24mm f/4 R OIS
Best CSC Entry-Level Lens: Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ
Best Camcorder: Sony FDR-AX100
Best ActionCam: Sony Action Cam HDR-AS100V
Best Imaging Storage Media: SanDisk Extreme PRO SDHC/SDXC UHS-11 Memory Card
Best Professional Lighting System: Profoto B1 Off-Camera Flash
Best Portable Lighting System: Nissin i40
Best Tripod: Manfrotto New 190 collection
Best Accessory: SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive
Best Design: Sigma dp Quattro
Best Photo Software: DxO ViewPoint 2
Best Photo Printer: Epson Expression Photo XP-950
Best Fine Art Inkjet Paper: Hahnemuhle Photo Silk Bartya 310
Best Photo Service: Sigma Mount Conversion Service
Best Mobile Imaging Device: Sony QX series
Best Mobile Photo App: Photosmith 3
Best Photo Monitor: LG 21:9 UltraWide 34UM95
Best Photo Bag: Thule Perspektiv series
Best Photo TV Display: LG Ultra HD TV (UB980 series)
Best Photo Projector: Epson EH-TW7200
Best Imaging Innovation: Canon Dual Pixel CMOS AF
Full details of the awards can be found at