2014 Scandinavian Photo Awards : Photo products of the year voted for by Scandinavian Photos knowledgeable staff among the products launched during the past 12-month period.
Scandinavian Photo Awards is annually rewarded in seven classes to highlight products that stood out in the photo industry over the past year. The winners are rewarded with a diploma and an exclusive badge.
Camera of the year: Fujifilm X-T1
Fujifilm X-T1 is a compact but professional camera with elegant and classic design. It combines high image quality with a good and easy to use Wi-Fi function. The electronic viewfinders high resolution almost makes you forget that it is electronic.
Video camera of the year: GoPro Hero 4 Black Adventure
A big camera in a small package that fits everyone. GoPro continues to develop a really good product and now with even better manual control. The camera delivers true 4K, time-lapse, slow motion, and a range of other features.
Innovation of the Year: DJI Phantom 2 Vision +
A product that adds new dimensions to your creativity and give you the tools to create amazing new angles that were previously impossible for consumers.
Lens of the year: Sigma AF 50 / 1.4 DG HSM A
Sigma shows once again that they make high-quality lenses with really good sharpness. 50 / 1.4 Art offers a fantastic soft and nice bokeh, which makes it perfect for shooting portraits. The design and construction quality along with the optical performance makes the lens an obvious favorite.
Accessory of the year (still): Profoto B1 500 Air TTL
Profoto B1 is a revolutionary product in its segment since it is the first studio flash with TTL metering. It is powerful, battery operated, easy and flexible to use. With this milestone in studio flash connection, you will not have any cords that are usually in the way.
Accessory of the year (video): the Red Mosquito SmartLav +
SmartLav+ simplifies the filmmaker’s work by transforming a mobile device to a really good sound recorder. Perfect for quick interviews on the go.
Hit of the year: DJI Phantom 2 Vision +
DJI Phantom either have filled a need that existed among consumers or it has simply created a new one. Either way, it has become a hit among both our staff and customers. Anyone can operate them without previous experience and it is extremely fun to fly.