Amateur Photographer Awards 2013 - The Winners

The Nikon D800/E scoops the highly acclaimed Product of the Year award at the Amateur Photographer Awards 2013

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The Nikon D800/E has been announced as this year's winner of the Amateur Photographer Awards Product of the Year. John Walshe, General Manager for Nikon, was presented with the prestigious award during the annual Amateur Photographer Awards ceremony that was held at the London Film Museum on the 7th February 2013.

 

Other worthy award winners at the event included Sony, who picked up the Enthusiast Compact Camera of the Year award for the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100, and Fujifilm who won the Enthusiast Compact System Camera of the Year award for the superb Fujifilm X-Pro 1.

In additional to all the product awards that were handed out to manufacturers, Good Service Awards were also presented to retailers who'd had a successful year offering great sales and after-sales services.

Furthermore, two awards were presented to Jim Brandenburg for 'Power of Photography, and the 'Exceptional Achievement in Photography' award was honored to the late Sir Simon Marsden.

The full list of all nominated products and winning products at the Amateur Photographer awards can be found listed below.

Accessory of the Year

Nominations - Fotospeed Platinum Baryta Paper, Nikon SB-910 Speedlight, Vanguard BBH-200 Ball Head, Wacom Intuos 5 touch

The Winner: Wacom Intuos 5 touch

Software of the Year

Nominations - Adobe Photoshop CS6, Nik Color Efex Pro 4, Nik Snapseed for iOS, Tiffen Dfx v3.0

The Winner: Tiffen Dfx v3.0

Printer of the Year


Nominations - Adobe Photoshop CS6, Nik Color Efex Pro 4, Nik Snapseed for iOS, Tiffen Dfx v3.0

The Winner: Tiffen Dfx v3.0

Consumer Compact of the year

Nominations - Olympus Toug TG-1, Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

The Winner: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Enthusiast Compact of the Year

Nominations - Canon PowerShot G1 X, Canon PowerShot G15, Nikon Coolpix P7700, Olympus Stylus XZ-2, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

The Winner: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100

Bridge Camera of the Year

Nominations - Fujifilm X-S1, Nikon Coolpix P510, Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

The Winner: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Consumer Compact of the Year

Nominations - Canon EOS 650D, Nikon D3200, Pentax K-30, Sony Alpha 57

The Winner: Nikon D3200

Enthusiast Camera of the Year

Nominations - Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Nikon D600, Nikon D800/E, Sony Alpha 65, Sony Alpha 99

The Winner: Nikon D800/E

Professional Camera of the Year

Nominations - Canon EOS-1D X, Leica M Monochrom, Nikon D4

The Winner: Canon EOS-1D X

Consumer Compact System Camera of the Year

Nominations - Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5, Samsung NX210, Samsung NX1000, Sony NEX-F3

The Winner: Samsung NX210


Enthusiast Compact System Camera of the Year

Nominations - Fujifilm X-E1, Fujifilm X-Pro 1, Olympus OM-D E-M5, Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3, Samsung NX20

The Winner: Fujifilm X-Pro 1

Zoom lens of the Year

Nominations - Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 II USM, Samsung 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 ED OIS, Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD

The Winner: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 II USM

Fixed Focal Length Lens of the Year

Nominations - Olympus 15mm f/8 Body Cap lens, Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC, Sigma APO Macro 180mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM, Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM

The Winner: Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM

Innovation of the Year

Nominations - Leica M Monochrom, Samsung Galaxy Camera, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1, X-Trans CMOS sensor in the Fujifilm X-Pro 1

Two Winners: Samsung Galaxy Camera, X-Trans CMOS sensor in the Fujifilm X-Pro 1


AP Reader Product of the Year

Nominations -Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4, Nikon D800/E, Olympus OM-D E-M5

Product of the Year

Winner: Nikon D800/E

Power of Photography

Awarded to Jim Brandenburg

Exceptional Achievement in Photography

Awarded to Sir Simon Marsden