Photography News Issue 41


Photography News Issue 41



INKJETMEDIA: FINE ART FINISH Canson Infinity Rag Photographique 310gsm Epson Hot Press Bright 330gsm
 Fotospeed Smooth Cotton 300 Signature Hahnemühle William Turner 310gsm Innova Fabriano ArtisticoWatercolour Rag 310gsm PermaJet Museum Heritage 310

BEST RETAILER Whether you shop for your photo kit online or in store, nominate the photo retailer that has you going back time and time again.

G-Technology G-Drive with Thunderbolt LaCie Porsche Design Desktop Drive Samsung Portable SSD T3 Seagate Innov8 Western Digital My Book (new version) SHOULDER/SLING BAG Crumpler Proper Roady Photo 7500 Lowepro Slingshot Edge 250 AW Nest Hiker 30

ON-CAMERA FLASH Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT Kenro Speedflash KFL101 Metz 64 AF-1 Digital
 Phottix Mitros+ Pixapro Li-ION580 ETTL Sigma EF-630

COLOURMANAGEMENT DEVICE Color Confidence GrafiLite DataColor Spyder5PRO DataColor Spyder5CAPTURE PRO X-Rite ColorMunki Display
 X-Rite ColorMunki Smile X-Rite i1Display Pro MONITOR BenQ PV270 Pro 27in IPS Eizo ColorEdge CG277 27in
 NEC Multisync PA322UHD 32in Samsung 32in UD970 UHD ViewSonic VP2468

BEST HIRE CENTRE Perhaps you’ve hired an expensive, exotic telephoto for an air show or lighting kit for a location shoot, whichever, nominate the hire company that has fulfilled your wishes, with a wide product range, punctuality and good customer service.

Tamrac Corona 14 Tenba Cooper 15 Vanguard VEO 37

PORTABLE FLASH Bowens XMT500 Broncolor Siros 400 L Elinchrom ELB 400 with Quadra HS head

Phottix Indra360 TTL Pixapro CITI 600 TTL Profoto B2

BEST INSURANCE PROVIDER If you insure your photo outfit with a specialist photographic policy, or you do the odd photography job so need public indemnity insurance, has your provider gone the extra mile?

INNOVATION Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Dual Pixel Raw Fujifilm GFX mirrorless medium-format system Hasselblad X1D mirrorless medium-format system Nikon D5 – ISO up to 3,280,000 Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II superfast continuous shooting Profoto D2 and Pro-10 super-short flash duration

PROCESSING LAB Which processing lab do you trust with your photos, albums or stationery? If they offer high- quality and utterly reliable service at competitive prices, are they worthy of a PN award?

 Broncolor Siros 400 S Elinchrom ELC Pro HD Lencarta SuperFast 600 Profoto D2 Westcott Strobelite Plus


 Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Fujifilm X-T2

Fujifilm X-Pro2
 Hasselblad X1D Nikon D5

MAINS FLASH: POWER PACK Broncolor Scoro S 1600 RFS Elinchrom Digital 1200 RX Profoto Pro-10 CONTINUOUS LIGHT Bowens Mosaic2 Bi-Colour LED panel F&V Z400S Soft Bi-color Ice Light 2 Kenro NanGuang CN-900CSA
 Litepanels Astra 1x1 Soft Bi-color
 Westcott Flex Bi-Color mat STUDIO/LIGHTINGACCESSORY CamRanger Elinchrom EL-Skyport Plus HS Lastolite Urban backgrounds Manfrotto Digital Director Phottix Odin II Rogue Flashbender 2 XL PRO FILTER Cokin Nuances

 Hoya Fusion Antistatic filters Hoya ProND family Lee Filters Big Stopper
 Lee Filters Landscape Polariser Marumi DHG Super Circular Polariser

PHOTOBACKPACK Lowepro ProTactic 350 AW

BEST BOOK SERVICE Creating your own high-quality photographic book has never been easier, but there are so many online services. In your experience, which book service offers the best choice of papers and finishes, ease of use and quality product?

Lowepro Pro Runner BP 350 AW II 
 Manfrotto Pro Advanced Rear Access Nest Diverse 20 Modular backpack

Paxis Mt Pickett 20 Tamrac Anvil Slim 15

PHOTOWEBSITE PROVIDER For gallery websites or full-service ’sites with client- proofing and a blog, which provider offers the best range of templates and customisation options together with top-notch customer service?

MOVIE CAMERAOF THE YEAR Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Canon XC15 Fujifilm X-T2
 Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Sony A7S II MOVIE ACCESSORYOF THE YEAR Atomos Ninja Flame G-Technology G Drive ev RaW Micromuff family Saramonic SR-AX107 Audio Adapter
 Shape Monitor Cages Syrp Slingshot

TRAINING PROVIDER From basic photo knowledge through particular tips and techniques to camera-specific training, in the classroom, studio or out on location, which provider offers the best learning experience, in your opinion?

ROLLER/HARD CASE Lowepro PhotoStream RL 150 Manfrotto Professional Roller Bag 50 Nest Odyssey 10
 Panzer Conqueror 31

Peli iM2450 Storm Case Tenba Roadie II Hybrid


The details

360° CAMERAOF THE YEAR 360fly 4K

Canon PIXMA PRO-100S Canon PIXMA TS9050 Epson SureColor SC-P400 Epson SureColor SC-P600 Epson SureColor SC-P800

Kodak Pixpro SP360 4K Nikon KeyMission 360 Ricoh Theta S Samsung Gear 360

How to vote Go to or fill in and post these pages to Bright Publishing, Bright House, 82 High Street, Sawston, Cambridgeshire CB22 3HJ. Closing date is 28 February 2017. The results We’ll announce the results in issue 42 of Photography News and present the awards to their deserving recipients at The Photography Show, at Brimingham’s NEC, 18-21 March 2016.

MEMORY CARD Delkin Devices Cinema SDXC UHS-II V90
 Lexar Professional 2000x SDHC/SDXC UHS-II PNY Elite Performance SDXC UHS-I/U3 Samsung SDXC Pro Plus UHS-I
 SanDisk Extreme PRO SDHC/SDXC UHS-II Toshiba Exceria Pro UHS-II

 Fotospeed Photo Smooth Pearl 290 Hahnemühle Photo Silk Baryta 310 Ilford Galerie Prestige Gold Fibre Silk 310 Innova Exhibition Cotton Gloss 335gsm PermaJet FB Gold Silk 315gsm

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