XIX TIPA Awards 2009 Winners

TIPA Awards 2009The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) has announced the winners of the XIX round of the TIPA Awards. The best imaging products of 2009 were voted on at the association’s General Assembly on 2 April 2009 in Budapest by the editors of the 25 member photo magazines from 11 European countries. The Awards Ceremony will be held on 10 June, 2009 at the Grand Hotel Schloss Bensberg near Cologne, Germany.

Best Photo Software 2009: Adobe Lightroom 2

Adobe Lightroom 2Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 is essential toolbox for managing, adjusting and presenting large volumes of digital photographs. New features including: Local adjustment brush, Enhanced organizational tools, Revolutionary DSLR profiling, Multiple monitor support, Enhanced output sharpening, 64-bit support for Windows® and Mac OS and many more.

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Best Digital SRL Expert: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark IIOverall Rating: ★★★★½ | Latest Price Info
Canon EOS 5D Mark II is a full-frame DSLR camera with a newly designed 21MP Canon CMOS sensor, DIGIC 4, ISO 50-25,600, Live view mode, HD Video Capability for recording video at full 1080 resolution at 30fps, 3.9 fps continuous shooting, 9 AF points + 6 Assist AF points, GPS Compability, and a 3.0″ VGA clear view LCD.

Best Expert Photo Printer: Canon Pixma Pro9500 Mark II

Canon Pixma Pro9500 Mark IIOverall Rating: ★★★★½ | Latest Price InfoThe Canon Pixma Pro9500 Mark II is a powerful new tool for professional photographers to create gallery-quality images for exhibition and sale. The PIXMA Pro9500 Mark II is a versatile, 10-colour pigment inkjet printer, capable of producing outstanding, long-lasting prints up to A3+ size or 14” wide.

Best Expert Compact: Canon PowerShot G10

Canon PowerShot G10Overall Rating: ★★★★☆ | Latest Price Info
Canon PowerShot G10 is the successor of PowerShot G9 features 14.7 Megapixels CCD sensor, 5x optical zoom (35mm film equivalent: 28-140mm), DIGIC 4 for better Face Detection, capability to shoot RAW just like a DSLR camera, ISO 80-1600, and a 3.0-inch TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle.

Best Photo Frame: Kodak OLED Wireless Frame

Kodak OLED Wireless FrameOverall Rating: ★★★★☆ | Latest Price Info

KODAK OLED Wireless Frame, the world’s first Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) wireless frame. This sophisticated frame excels with extraordinary picture quality, enhanced video clarity and outstanding sound reproduction. See your pictures and videos dance in rich color and true-to-life detail and depth from virtually any angle on the amazingly thin, sleek display. Listen to music and wirelessly access pictures, news, sports and more on the most exclusive digital frame available.

Best Photo Monitor: Eizo ColorEdge CG242W

Eizo ColorEdge CG242WOverall Rating: ★★★★★ | Latest Price Info
With 12-bit hardware calibration and a 6 ms response time, the CG241W displays both still and moving images equally well, making it ideal for a wide range of high-end graphics work including pre-press, digital photography, video editing, and post production.

Best Compact D-Camera: Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F200EXROverall Rating: ★★★★½ | Check Availability
Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR is a 12 megapixels point-and-shoot digital camera features Super CCD EXR sensor provides superior picture quality, enabling a “3-in-1” sensor combination of “Fine Capture Technology” (High Resolution), “Pixel Fusion Technology” (High Sensitivity & Low Noise), and “Dual Capture Technology” (Wide Dynamic Range). The camera has 5x optical zoom lens (equivalent to 28 – 140mm on a 35mm camera), Face Detection 3.0, Newly Evolved – Film Simulation Mode and a 3.0-inch, Approx. 230,000 dots, TFT color LCD monitor.

Best Digital SLR Advanced: Nikon D90

nikon-d90Overall Rating: ★★★★½ | Latest Price Info
Nikon has launched the D90 (27 August’08), the world’s first DSLR camera with movie function allowing you to shoot HD720p (1,280 x 720 pixels), 640 x 424 pixels or 320 x 216 pixels movies at the professional smoothness of 24 frames per second in motion JPEG format. This 12.3 effective Megapixels DSLR also features 12.3 effective megapixels newly designed Nikon DX-format CMOS image sensor, Live View mode, IS0 200-3200, 4.5 frames per second continuous shooting, 11-point AF system, Image sensor cleaning, and a 3.0-inch 920,000 pixel (VGA x 3 colors) TFT-LCD.

Best Digital SRL Entry Level: Olympus E-620

Olympus E-620Overall Rating: ★★★★½ | Latest Price Info
Olympus E-620 is a 12.3 megapixels SLR digital camera features 7 Point Twin AF system, Live-MOS sensor, In-Body Image Stabilization, Shadow Adjustment Technology, Supersonic Wave Filter, TruePic III+ Image Processor, 4 frames per second continuous shooting, 13 Scene-Select Modes including two new underwater modes, dual memory slots, 96% field-of-view viewfinder, six in-camera Art Filters, Multiple Exposure Shooting, On-screen Autofocus with Live View, and a 2.7 inches swivel HyperCrystal LCD (transmissive TFT color LCD).

Best Rugged D-Compact: Olympus mju Tough 8000

Olympus mju Tough 8000Overall Rating: ★★★★☆ | Latest Price Info

Olympus Stylus Tough-8000 is a 12 megapixels point-and-shoot digital camera features 3.6x optical zoom (28-102mm in 35mm photography) with dual image stabilization, shockproof up to 5 feet, waterproof up to 10 feet underwater, freezeproof up to (14F/-10C), on-screen manometer, Tap Control, smile shot, and a 2.7″ (6.9cm) HyperCrystalTM III LCD with Backlight.

For a complete listing, visit the TIPA Awards 2009 website

One Response to “XIX TIPA Awards 2009 Winners”

  1. Jane says:

    oh. they deserve it) only i wonder why olympus 8000 is here. reviews disclose its not exellent performance..

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