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Photography News Awards 2017 the winners

The votes have been counted, now find out what you consider to be the best you can buy.

We love kit and from the response to our Awards, we’re pretty sure you do too. Below are products that Photography News readers chose to be winners across a wide range of product categories and services. In some categories, there were very clear winners while in others there was little to choose between products with only a few votes separating the winner from the shortlisted.

This year’s Awards will be presented on the Photography News stand at The Photography Show, taking place 17 to 20 March at the Birmingham NEC. The PN stand will be in the food gallery area, so if you are passing, please feel free to stop by to say hello. Thanks for your generous support of this year’s Awards.

Photography News Awards 2017 winners:


Consumer DSLR: Canon EOS 80D

Advanced DSLR: Nikon D850

Professional DSLR: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Consumer CSC: Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III

Advanced CSC: Canon EOS M6

Professional CSC: Fujifilm X-T2

Compact/Bridge: Fujifilm X100F

Medium-Format: Fujifilm GFX 50S

Wide-angle lens: Sigma 12-24mm f/4 DG HSM A

Standard lens: Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2

Telephoto lens: Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4

Superzoom lens: Tamron 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD

Macro lens: Voigtlander E-Mount 65mm f/2 Macro Apo-Lanthar

Tripod: Alloy:  Karoo Compact Tripod (Aluminium) 102

Tripod: Carbon-Fibre: Manfrotto 190 Go! Carbon 4-section

On-camera flash: Profoto A1

Portable flash: Elinchrom ELB 1200

Mains Flash: Pixapro Storm II 600

Filter: Lee Filters ProGlassIRND

Memory card: PNY SD Elite Performance 256GB

External storage device: Samsung Portable SSD T5

Soft shoulder/sling bag: ThinkTank StreetWalker V2

Hard roller/hard case: Peli Air Case 1535

Printer: Epson SureColor SC-P600

Inkjet media: Photographic finish: PermaJet FB Mono Gloss Baryta 320

Inkjet media: Fine art finish: Hahnemühle William Turner 310

Colour management device: X-Rite ColorMunki Photo

Monitor: BenQ SW320 Pro 32in IPS LCD

Innovation: Rotolight NEO2: continuous light and HSS flash

Best retailer: Wilkinson Cameras

Best used specialist retailer:

Photo website provider: Zenfolio

Training provider: Jessops Academy

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