Canon garners six awards from TIPA
At the recently concluded 2012 Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) Awards, Digital imaging leader Canon bagged six new honors for best products.
TIPA is Europe’s leading photo imaging and press association composed of editors from leading photography titles worldwide. The TIPA Awards, widely considered as the most coveted international imaging honors, lauds best products launched in the preceding year. Once again, TIPA has acknowledged the outstanding quality that consumers around the globe have come to associate with Canon, especially with its revolutionary new Cinema EOS range.
This year, Canon received six awards from TIPA namely Best DSLR Professional for Canon EOS-1D; Best Expert Compact Camera for Canon PowerShot G1 X; Best Professional DSLR Lens for Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L USM fisheye; Best Multi-function Photo Printer for Canon PIXMA MG8250; Best Video DSLR for Canon EOS 5D Mark III and finally, Best Professional Video Camera for Canon EOS C300 Digital Cinema Camera.
The citations for the product awardees noted the sophisticated technology of Canon cameras and printers including the “well-balanced package of image quality and shooting speed that can go as high as 14 frames per second” offered by Canon’s top-of-the-line professional DSLR, the EOS-1D X.
The TIPA judging panel also recognized the “superior image quality” afforded by the PowerShot G1 X, the PIXMA MG8250’s “photo lab-quality printing at impressive speed” and the role of the EOS 5D Mark III in furthering the digital photography revolution started by its predecessor, the EOS 5D Mark II. Finally, the judges also noted the “landmark video camera technology” implemented in the creation of the C300 Digital Cinema Camera.