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Canon beats Nikon to get EISA’s Pro DSLR award for 3rd year running

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:05:00 Z

Canon’s EOS 5D Mk IV has won the European Imaging and Sound Association’s (EISA) Professional DSLR of the Year award, making this the third year in a row that the brand has beaten Nikon to the top spot in the professional camera category. Neither company, though, managed to come out as well as Sony, which won a total of six titles for is compact system range. One of Sony’s titles was the prestigious European Camera of the Year award—a prize the company hasn’t won in nine years—which went to the a9. Sony’s other awards included Prosumer Compact Camera of the Year for the a6500, Compact Camera of the Year for the RX100 V, Superzoom Camera of the Year for the RX10 ll, Compact System Lens for its FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS and Professional Compact System Lens for the FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS. Other notable lens awards went to Sigma for the 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art, and to Tamron’s 150-600 f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 and the 18-400mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD. Panasonic’s Lumix DC-GH5 won Photo & Video Camera of the Year, while Prosumer DSLR of the Year went to Nikon’s D7500. While this was the first year non-European countries were able to take part in the awards process, the Photography Expert Group remained entirely populated by magazine editors from Europe. For more information see the EISA website. Photography awards in full: EISA CONSUMER DSLR CAMERA 2017-2018Canon EOS 77D EISA PROSUMER DSLR CAMERA 2017-2018Nikon D7500 EISA PROFESSIONAL DSLR CAMERA 2017-2018Canon EOS 5D Mark IV EISA CONSUMER COMPACT SYSTEM CAMERA 2017-2018Fujifilm X-T20 EISA PROSUMER COMPACT SYSTEM CAMERA 2017-2018Sony 6500 EISA CAMERA 2017-2018Sony 9 EISA COMPACT CAMERA 2017-2018Sony RX100 V EISA SUPERZOOM CAMERA 2017-2018Sony RX10 III EISA PHOTO & VIDEO CAMERA 2017-2018Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 EISA INSTANT CAMERA 2017-2018Fujifilm Instax SQUARE SQ10 EISA DSLR LENS 2017-2018SIGMA 135mm F1.8 DG HSM | Art EISA DSLR ZOOM LENS 2017-2018Tamron SP 150-600mm F5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 EISA PROFESSIONAL DSLR LENS 2017-2018Canon EF 16-35mm F2.8L III USM EISA COMPACT SYSTEM CAMERA LENS 2017-2018Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS EISA PROFESSIONAL COMPACT SYSTEM CAMERA LENS 2017-2018Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS EISA COMPACT SYSTEM CAMERA ZOOM LENS 2017-2018Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO EISA PHOTO INNOVATION 2017-2018Tamron 18-400mm F3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD EISA PHOTO DISPLAY 2017-2018EIZO ColorEdge CG2730 EISA SMARTPHONE CAMERA 2017-2018Huawei P10 [...]

Canon sweeps DSLR categories as EISA announces awards for cameras and lenses

Mon, 17 Aug 2015 23:13:19 Z

Canon has taken the main DSLR awards for the best products of the year as voted by the prestigious European Imaging and Sound Association. The EOS 7D Mark ll won 'European Prosumer DSLR Camera' while the EOS 5DS/5DS R won the award for 'European Professional DSLR Camera'. The company's EF 11-24mm F4L USM wide angle zoom also took the award for 'European Professional DSLR Lens'. The association is made up of the editors of major technical magazines from over 22 European countries, with the Photography Expert Group, that decides the camera and lens awards, including editors from 16 countries. Nikon won the award for the 'Consumer DSLR Camera' with the D5500, while Sigma's 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports lens was voted the best telephoto zoom, the Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM Art was voted the lens of the year, and Tamron's SP 15-30mm F2.8 DI VC USD won the best DSLR zoom lens award. Other awards went to Sony's A7 ll and its FE 90mm F2.8 Macro G OSS, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 for its video features, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 ll and the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F2.8 Pro. The compact cameras that the association picked out were the Leica Q and Sony's Cyber-Shot DSC-HX90, while Fuji's X-T10 and Fujinon XF 16-55mm F2.8 R LM WR were also singled out for praise. The innovation award went to DXO's ONE camera unit. EISA chooses the products it awards from the pool of cameras and lenses its member magazines have tested, with the proviso that the products must have been launched within a particular 12 month period leading up to the awards. The awards are given on test results and the majority of members need to have published technical articles about awarded products. EISA was established in 1982 and its first award, the EISA Camera of the Year 1982-1983, went to the Minolta X700. To find out more about the awarded products and why they were chosen visit the EISA Photography Awards website. Photography Awards List EUROPEAN PROFESSIONAL DSLR LENS 2015-2016Canon EF 11-24mm F/4L USM EUROPEAN PROFESSIONAL DSLR CAMERA 2015-2016Canon EOS 5DS/5DS R EUROPEAN PROSUMER DSLR CAMERA 2015-2016Canon EOS 7D Mark II EUROPEAN PHOTO INNOVATION 2015-2016DxO ONE EUROPEAN COMPACT SYSTEM ZOOM LENS 2015-2016Fujifilm Fujinon XF 16-55mm F2.8 R LM WR EUROPEAN CONSUMER COMPACT SYSTEM CAMERA 2015-2016Fujifilm X-T10 EUROPEAN PREMIUM COMPACT CAMERA 2015-2016Leica Q EUROPEAN SMARTPHONE CAMERA 2015-2016LG G4 EUROPEAN CONSUMER DSLR CAMERA 2015-2016Nikon D5500 EUROPEAN PROFESSIONAL COMPACT SYSTEM LENS 2015-2016Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40150mm F2.8 PRO EUROPEAN PROSUMER COMPACT SYSTEM CAMERAOlympus OM-D E-M5 II EUROPEAN PHOTO & VIDEO CAMERA 2015-2016Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7/G70 EUROPEAN DSLR TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS 2015-2016SIGMA 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports EUROPEAN DSLR LENS 2015-2016SIGMA 24mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art EUROPEAN TRAVEL COMPACT CAMERA 2015-2016Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90/V EUROPEAN COMPACT SYSTEM LENS 2015-2016Sony FE 90mm F2.8 Macro G OSS EUROPEAN PROFESSIONAL COMPACT SYSTEM CAMERA 2015-2016Sony A7 II EUROPEAN DSLR ZOOM LENS 2015-2016Tamron SP 15-30mm F2.8 Di VC USD [...]

EISA Awards 2001-2002

Fri, 24 Aug 2001 04:00:00 Z

The EISA (European Imaging and Sound Association) Awards are chosen annually by a panel of Editors from 40 prominent magazines throughout Europe. This years photo awards were 35mm SLR: Minolta Dynax 7 SLR, Lens: Sigma EX 20mm F1.8 DG, Consumer digital: Sony DSC-S85, Professional digital: Nikon D1x, Film scanner: Nikon Coolscan 4000 ED, Photo Innovation: Epson PIM Technology and Photo Printer: Canon S800 Photo.


Click here for the EISA Awards 2001-2002 page

Congratulations especially to Sony for winning an award for their excellent DSC-S85, and Nikon for scoring a double result with the D1x professional digital SLR and Coolscan 4000 ED scanner.

Here's what Nikon had to say about winning the award (Press release):

Berlin 24/08/02 Nikon are proud to announce that two of their products have gained prestigious EISA awards for the second year running.

The Nikon D1X, high resolution digital SLR has gained; "European Pro Digital Camera of the Year 2001-2002" the second year running that Nikon D1 series SLR has gained such an award.

The Super Coolscan 4000ED film scanner has gained "European Digital Scanner of the Year 2001-2002" award.

Speaking at the awards dinner Mr. Naoki Tomino - General Manager of the development management department at Nikon Corporation's imaging company, Japan, said:

I am more than pleased to return to Berlin for this, the "second" time, to be amongst my industry friends, and in particular to be present on this very special "double" occasion of the eisa awards 2001-2002, and the celebration of 20 years of EISA.

I am also more than happy & very proud to receive on behalf of Nikon corporation, the "double" recognition, of two prestigious EISA awards being bestowed upon our digital imaging products.

From the design and development teams at Nikon, Firstly for our D1x camera as the winner of the "European Pro Digital Camera of the Year 2001-2002" and secondly for our Super Coolscan 4000 ED as the winner of the "European Digital Scanner of the Year 2001-2002" category - we offer our sincere thanks.

This "double award" is humbly accepted as a recognition of our successful attempts to bring speed, ease of use and above all, outstanding image quality to this new era of digitisation in the photographic and imaging industries.

We will continue to strive for perfection in our imaging products and to raise our standards in order to meet and exceed the expectations of our users.

We realise that for all, photography is the expression of a passion - a passion for life and for life's experiences.

At Nikon we are driven by the passion to provide the ultimate, most advanced equipment that will allow our users to realise their lifetime ambitions.

And finally to all the EISA Photo Panel members - my very hearty congratulations on your passionate and unswerving devotion in promoting the imaging industry throughout europe over the past 20 years, and once again I thank you on behalf of Nikon for your prestigious awards.