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Editors' Choice

Pro DSLR

Our picks for the best Pro DSLRs that were released this year

Nikon D850
Presented by Digital Photo Magazine’s 2017 Editors’ Choice Awards Every year we see and review a lot of photographic products. In an average year we’ll get at least a visit a day from UPS or FedEx with a new product to review and participate in at least a dozen media events held by the manufacturers, where we spend a few days with some new camera... Read more

APS-C DSLR

Our picks for the best APS-C SLR cameras that were released this year

Digital Photo Editors Choice Awards
Presented by Digital Photo Magazine’s 2017 Editors’ Choice Awards BEST RANGEFINDER-STYLE DIGITAL Fujifilm X-E3 The Fujifilm X-E3 is a super-compact APS-C camera with all the image-quality features of the rest of Fujifilm’s X-series cameras. The new AF system works with improved image-recognition software to track much smaller and faster subjects... Read more

Mirrorless

Our picks for the best mirrorless cameras that were released this year

Sony a9
Presented by Digital Photo Magazine’s 2017 Editors’ Choice Awards BEST NEW CAMERA & BEST NEW MIRRORLESS CAMERA Sony a9 The Sony a9 is a camera for the record books. It marks the first time that a full-frame mirrorless camera not only met but exceeded the specs of the top-end pro DSLRs. With 20 fps capture (including full AF tracking and auto... Read more

Compact

Our picks for the best Compact cameras that were released this year

Digital Photo Editors Choice Awards
Presented by Digital Photo Magazine’s 2017 Editors’ Choice Awards BEST ALL-CONDITIONS CAMERA Olympus Tough TG-5 Olympus is known for their Micro Four Thirds cameras, but their Tough-series cameras are the champs of the elements. The Tough TG-5, our favorite camera to go into rough conditions, features a 12-megapixel BSI sensor and is great in low... Read more

Lenses

Our picks for the best lenses that were released this year

Digital Photo Editors Choice Awards
Presented by Digital Photo Magazine’s 2017 Editors’ Choice Awards This was a great year for new lenses, with just about every company releasing one or more excellent lenses. Zoom lenses, prime lenses, specialty lenses—so many new pieces of glass arrived in most categories that we’ve picked more lenses than usual for our Editors’ Choice. Olympus... Read more

Strobes

Our picks for the best strobes and flashes that were released this year

Digital Photo Editors Choice Awards
Presented by  Digital Photo Magazine’s 2017 Editors’ Choice Awards BEST HIGH-POWER FLASH Profoto A1 Profoto bills the A1 as “the world’s smallest studio light,” and this first on-camera flash from the legendary lighting company can produce 350 full-power flashes with a 1.2-second recycling time. The round flash head produces light that’s... Read more

LEDs

Our picks for the best LED lighting systems that were released this year.

Rotolight AEOS
Digital Photo Magazine’s 2017 Editors’ Choice Awards BEST LED Rotolight AEOS The Rotolight AEOS is both a continuous LED and a flash, capable of outputting light at 200% of the standard LED output, with High Speed Sync, allowing video and still users to get two tools with one device . The light is super-light and very powerful, and the bi-color... Read more

Modifiers

Our picks for the best light modifiers that were released this year.

Westcott Rapid Box - 26" Octa Softbo
Once you’ve chosen the right lights for your shoot, you need to consider what light modifiers to use. The ability to soften, shape, disperse or sharpen light allows you to instantly change the look of any scene. For every light on the market, there are probably a dozen light modifiers available, which makes for a confusing array of tools. That said,... Read more

Supports

Our picks for the best camera supports that were released this year

Digital Photo Editors Choice Awards
Presented by Digital Photo Magazine’s 2017 Editors’ Choice Awards BEST ALL-AROUND TRAVEL TRIPOD Manfrotto Befree Live Video Tripod BEST LIMITED-EDITION TRIPOD (that costs as much as a camera) Gitzo Anniversary Arséne Gitzhoven Traveler Tripod Digital Photo Magazine’s 2016 Editors’ Choice Awards Too many photographers avoid camera supports,... Read more

Accessories

Our picks for the best camera accessories, from bags and batteries to monitors and storage, that were released this year

Digital Photo Editors Choice Awards
Presented by Digital Photo Magazine’s 2017 Editors’ Choice Awards Camera Bags BEST DAY HIKE CAMERA BAG MindShift Gear BackLight 36L MindShift’s bags are designed for the outdoor enthusiast—they’re light weight (but durable), stand up to abuse, and the contents are well padded, yet easy to access. The new MindShift Gear BackLight... Read more

Printers & Papers

Our picks for the best photo printers and papers that were released this year

Digital Photo Editors Choice Awards
Presented by Digital Photo Magazine’s 2017 Editors’ Choice Awards BEST PHOTO PRINTER Epson SureColor P5000 BEST CHEMICAL-FREE PAPER Red River Palo Duro Etching Digital Photo Magazine’s 2016 Editors’ Choice Awards In this era of instantaneous gratification, where photographs are viewed fleetingly as a 640px square on a smartphone more often... Read more

Software

Our picks for the best photo-editing software that was released this year

Digital Photo Editors Choice Awards
Presented by Digital Photo Magazine’s 2017 Editors’ Choice Awards BEST ALL-IN-ONE TOOL Phase One Capture One Pro 10 Capture One Pro 10 sits in a very distant second place to Adobe’s Lightroom in terms of users, but in many ways trumps Lightroom’s functionality and image editing. The newest version of the program added refinements to the excellent... Read more
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