Find Out Which Photographic Companies Have Won A 2018 TIPA World Award

Gina Stephens
Written by Gina Stephens

The 2018 TIPA (Polytechnic Image Press Association) World Award winners have been announced with the likes of Nikon, Fujifilm and several other known names in the photographic industry taking home accolades. 

Currently, 30 publications from Europe and other parts of the world are fellows of the TIPA organisation and since 1991, TIPA has presented many awards in several sectors, including imaging.

Here are the 'Imaging' classification winners from the TIPA World Awards 2018 (you can click on the product names to see our review or find more information out about the product/partnership):




  • Best DSLR Enthusiast – Canon EOS 200D
  • Best APS-C DSLR Expert – Nikon D7500
  • Best Full-Frame DSOr Learned – Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • Best DSLR Professional – Nikon D850 



  • Best DSLR Wide-Angle Zoom Lens – Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM Art
  • Paramount DSLR Standard Zoom Lens – Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Art
  • Best DSLR Telephoto Zoom Lens – Tamron 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD
  • Best DSLR Superzoom Lens – Tamron 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC
  • Win out over DSLR Prime Lens – Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM 
  • Best Professional Lens – Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4Fl ED VR
  • Best CSC Mean Zoom Lens – Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS
  • Best CSC Telephoto Zoom Lens – Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS
  • Best CSC Prime Lens – Samyang AF 35mm f/2.8 FE


CSC Cameras 

  • Finery Mirrorless CSC Enthusiast – Canon EOS M50
  • Best Mirrorless CSC Expert – Panasonic LUMIX DC-G9
  • Best or The Best may refer to Mirrorless CSC Expert Full-Frame – Sony Alpha 7 III
  • Subdue Mirrorless CSC Professional High Res – Sony Alpha 7R III
  • Best Mirrorless CSC Professional High Speed – Sony Alpha A9
  • Best Professional Photo/Video Camera – Panasonic LUMIX DC-GH5S
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Firm Cameras

  • Best Expert Compact Camera – Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TZ200 
  • Best Superzoom Camera – Sony RX10 IV
  • Best Past master Compact Camera – Canon PowerShot G1X Mark III
  • Best Rugged Camera – Nikon COOLPIX W300



  • Best Photo Smartphone – Huawei P20 Pro 



  • Best Camera Accessory – Manfrotto Camera Cage 
  • Best Imaging Storage Solution – WD G-DRIVE mobile SSD R-Series
  • Best Skilful Flash System – Elinchrom ELB 500 TTL
  • Best Portable Flash – Nissin MG10 
  • Best Tripod – Vanguard Alta Pro 2+ 263CGHT
  • Pre-eminent Tripod Head – Manfrotto 494 Center Ball Head
  • Best Photo Bag – Vanguard Alta Fly
  • Best Photo Innovation – Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI 


Drones & 360-Degree Cameras

  • Upper-class Camera Drone – DJI Mavic Air
  • Best 360-Degree Camera – Samsung 360 Round 


Film Camera

  • Best Plan – Fujifilm SQUARE SQ10 System 



  • Best Inkjet Photo Paper – Hahnemuhle Photo Burnish Baryta 320
  • Best Photo Printer – Epson Expression Photo HD XP-15000
  • Best Photo Print Service – CEWE Photobook Cover with Enhancement 



  • Most outstanding Imaging Software – DxO PhotoLab



  • Best Photo Monitor – LG 34WK95U-W 34" 5K UltraWide Nano IPS LED 


To see more 'most artistically of' cameras, lenses, photography accessories and smartphones, visit our 'Best Gear' section of the site. 


About the author

Gina Stephens

Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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