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Nikon D40x, Pentax K10D, Canon EOS 1D
Mark III, Panasonic DMC-TZ3 and more
Winners of 2007 TIPA Awards

April 24th, 2007

The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) has announced the winners of their 2007 European Photo and Imaging Awards.

Nikon has earned top accolades with the Nikon D40x for "Best Entry Level Digital SLR", the Nikon Coolpix P5000 for "Best Compact Digital Camera" and the AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF ED for "Best Entry Level Lens".

Canon also takes home three of the prestigious awards with the higher end 10MP Canon EOS 1D Mark III digital SLR voted "Best D-SLR Professional Camera", and the new Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8 L II USM voted as the "Best Professional Lens". The Canon PIXMA MP810 was selected as the "Best Multifunction Photo Printer".


Nikon D40X, Canon EOS 1D Mark III, Pentax K10D Digital SLR's Winners of 2007 TIPA Awards

In awarding the Nikon D40x the "Best Entry Level Digital SLR", the TIPA editors note:

"..the Nikon D40x is an excellent D-SLR for those entering the world of digital photography, with superb image quality and a very fast shutter response. In a kit package with a 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 zoom lens, it comes with many advanced features and offers a shooting rate of up to three frames per second. The D40x is light, compact and boasts a high quality 2.5 inch LCD for camera setup and image review. "

The new Canon EOS 1D Mark III was declared a clear winner since it " an impressive D-SLR that shoots at a staggering 10 frames per second with a full resolution of 10MP. It also offers an 19-point autofocus system, a weather-sealed body, a triple mode sensor cleaning system, a permanent Live View mode and a full complement of user- defined custom functions. All this adds up to greater control and enhanced creativity for the working photographer..."

Other notable winners include; Pentax with the Pentax K10D digital SLR for "Best Digital SLR Expert", Panasonic with the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 for "Best Superzoom Digital Camera", and Fujifilm with the Fujifilm FinePix Z5fd for "Best Ultra Compact Digital Camera".

TIPA is a nonprofit, independent professional organization open to all magazines within the European photo and imaging publishing industry. Each year a group of editor members representing leading photo and imaging magazines from across Europe choose the TIPA "European Photo & Imaging Award" winners by vote.

These prestigious awards for the best photographic and imaging products of the year are widely recognized throughout the industry.

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