offers silent operation via its inner
focus drive system plus smooth
brightness changes when zooming
or panning due to a micro-step drive
system in the aperture control.
BES T CSC TELEPHOTO ZOOM
LENS: Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL
ED 12-100mm 1: 4.0 IS PRO
Providing a 24-200mm effective
focal length range for MFT cameras,
the Olympus 12-100mm lens has
splashproof, dustproof and freeze-proof construction plus an on-lens
23mm F2 WR
This fast, wide-angle
lens is constructed with 10 elements
in 6 groups and incorporates a pair of
aspheric elements that aid in creating
crisp images throughout the frame.
BES T EXPERT COMPACT
CAMERA: Sony DSC-RX100 V
The RX100 V has a 20MP 1-inch
Exmor RS CMOS sensor and a
high resolution OLED EVF as well
as a 3.0 inch TF T LCD, all within a
camera that fits easily in the pocket.
BES T SUPER ZOOM CAMERA:
Panasonic LUMIX DC-FZ80/FZ82
The FZ80/FZ82 offers an incredible
60x 20-1200mm integral optical
zoom lens. It delivers 4K and HD
video, with output and framing rates
that will meet every creative need,
and JPEG and Raw still recording.
BES T PROFESSIONAL COMPACT
CAMERA: FUJIFILM X100F
The X100F has a new 24.3MP
APS-C CMOS sensor and an
updated X-Processor Pro engine
with an ISO range of 200-12,800
with a “push” sensitivity to 51,200.
BES T RUGGED CAMERA:
Nikon COOLPIX W100
Waterproof to 33 feet, shockproof to
5. 9 feet, freeze-proof to 14 degrees
Fahrenheit and dustproof, the
affordable W100 contains a 13.2MP
CMOS sensor that can deliver stills
at 11 fps and Full HD video at 30p.
With its compact,
portable body, the
XC15 is designed
for professional videographers and
journalists who want a discrete but
professional 4K/UHD handheld camera
with XLR audio inputs that is ideal
for news and film shoots in the field.
Panasonic LUMIX DC-GH5
The lightweight and durable Panasonic
GH5 is a weather-resistant MFT
camera with a 20.3MP Live MOS
sensor that utilizes advanced digital
signal processing and heat dissipation
to allow recording and internal
processing of 4:2: 2 10-bit 4K video.
BES T PHOTO PRINTER:
Epson SureColor SC-P5000
The 17-inch SC-P5000 is a desktop
proofing, photography and fine art
printer that offers a 10-color ink set,
a PrecisionCore TFP printhead and
Epson Precision Dot technology.
BEST INKJET PAPER: Canson
Infinity Baryta Prestige 340gsm
Canson’s Baryta Prestige is a 340 gsm
inkjet paper comprised of acid-free
alpha-cellulose and cotton with a true
barium sulphate (“baryta”) coating.
BES T IMAGING SOFTWARE:
As an affordable alternative to
subscription-based and even some
standalone image editors, Luminar
offers a host of tools and options that
can handle just about any imaging task.
Combining Manfrotto filters and
XUME magnetic adapters, the
Manfrotto Lens Filter Suite allows
photographers to instantly and
easily connect filters to their lens.
BES T LIGH TING ACCESSORY:
The Air10s is an advanced TTL
strobe commander in the 2.4Ghz
N.A.S., Nissin Air System. The simple
dial layout with color LCD display
allows users to seamlessly and
quickly control a large group of N. A. S.
BES T IMAGING STORAGE
SOLUTION: SanDisk Extreme
900 Portable SSD
Promising up to 9X the speed of an
external hard drive, Extreme 900
SSD (solid state) can hold up to
1.92TB of data with read and write
speeds up to 850 MB/s, ideal for
transferring and accessing the very
large video and still files.
BES T IMAGING PROCESSING
EQUIPMENT: Wacom Intuos Pro
The Intuos Pro pen and touch tablets
are highly portable at less than half an
inch thick and have a smaller desktop
footprint than previous models.
FLASH S YS TEM:
The D2 monolight offers flash
duration as rapid as 1/63,000 second
across the entire 10-stop energy
range; high-speed sync goes as high
as 1/8000 second, ideal for outdoor
flash work. A super-fast recycling time
allows for up to 20 firings per second.
BES T PORTABLE FLASH:
Metz mecablitz M400
The compact M400 has a guide
number of 40 at ISO 100 (105mm:
GN 131 in ft) and is compatible with
a wide range of DSLR, MFT and other
BEST TRIPOD: Vanguard Alta Pro 2
tripod with 263AB 100 ball head
The Alta Pro and AB100 ball head
combination allows for ease of
setup and flexibility in shooting
angles and heights.
BES T PHOTO MONI TOR: LG
27MD5KA (UltraFine 5K Display)
LG’s 27MD5KA (UltraFine 5K)
monitor brings the coveted
extra high resolution to the
photographers using MacBook Pro.
BEST PHOTO SMARTPHONE:
HUAWEI P10 / P10 Plus
Huawei’s new flagship, P10—and
the twin P10 Plus—comes with
either a 5. 10 ( 1,920x1,080) or
a 5. 50 inch ( 2,560× 1,440) high
BES T CAMERA
The drone is fitted with a 1-inch
20MP sensor camera that can deliver
4K/60 fps video and 14 fps bursts.
Users have long-range control of 7km
( 4. 3 miles) and can take advantage
of its 30-minute flight time to make
truly impressive imagery.
BEST ACTION CAMERA:
The compact unit has a unique
Balanced Optical SteadyShot image
stabilization system that works even in
4K and high speed recording modes.
BEST ;;;° CAMERA:
Nikon KeyMission 360
The KeyMission 360 allows users to
capture and share fully immersive
360-degree videos and photos
and offers waterproof, shockproof
and freeze-proof operation with no
additional housing required.
BEST PHOTO PRINT SERVICE:
White Wall ultraHD Photo Print
Printed on high-end Fuji Crystal
DP II paper, the lab utilizes a new
process that keeps the paper
perfectly flat during exposure,
thus ensuring edge-to-edge
sharpness and detail.
BEST PHOTO BAG: Manfrotto Pro
This versatile bag offers three
carry options for three different
than half the weight of previous
medium-format digital cameras,
the mirrorless X1D-50c camera
is ergonomic and compact with a
stylish, classic design.