Monday, April 22, 2019

Nikon Products, Including the Latest Z Series Mirrorless Cameras, Receive the TIPA WORLD AWARDS 2019

‘Z 7 voted as Best Full Frame Professional Camera, amongst the accolades received from the reputable international awards’

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 21 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

TIPA WORLD AWARDS recognise the best products in the photography and imaging industry, and Nikon Middle East FZE. is pleased to present four products which are recipients of the prestigious TIPA WORLD AWARDS 2019 sponsored by the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA), a global authority in the industry.

The Nikon D3500 digital SLR camera was selected for the Best DSLR Camera award, the mirrorless camera Nikon Z 6 for the Best Full Frame Camera Expert award, Nikon Z 7 for the Best Full Frame Professional Camera award, and the NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S for the Best Mirrorless Wide Angle Zoom Lens award.

Summary of TIPA comments for Nikon Z 7 as the BEST FULL FRAME PROFESSIONAL CAMERA award

A High-Res Performer

The high-resolution Nikon mirrorless Z 7 sports an FX-format CMOS sensor delivering 45.7 effective megapixels that produces large, stunning image files. It supports an ISO range of 64-25600 ISO with expanded ISO of 32 to 102400. The EVF has coverage of approximately 100% with the ability to set numerous shooting parameters while looking through the viewfinder. Video capabilities include 4K UHD as well as Full HD 120p[1] shooting, and support of Active D-Lighting, electronic VR[2], and focus peaking. Timecode[3] support allows for syncing video and sound from multiple devices. Use of NIKKOR Z S-Line lenses allows for quiet and smooth adjustment of exposure during video shooting.

Summary of TIPA comments for Nikon Z 6 as the BEST FULL FRAME CAMERA EXPERT award

Low-Light and Video Specialist

The Z 6 is aimed at photographers who want excellent performance in low-light conditions and 4K UHD video with full pixel readout. The CMOS backside illumination sensor delivering 24.5 effective megapixels with focal-plane phase detection AF pixels supports a wide sensitivity range of 100-51200 ISO[4] and works with the latest Nikon image-processing engine, EXPEED 6. The camera has 273 focus points[5], enabling broad coverage of approximately 90% of the imaging area, both vertically and horizontally. A mid-range sharpening option in the Picture Control menu allows users to make textural elements within the screen sharper or softer with both still and video imaging[6].

Summary of TIPA comments for Nikon D3500 as the BEST DSLR CAMERA award

An Affordable DSLR

This compact, and lightweight DSLR is aimed at amateurs who want to step up to a camera that takes full advantage of a wide range of NIKKOR lenses and accessories to boost their photographic fun and creativity. Its CMOS sensor with 24.2 effective megapixels delivers an ISO range of 100-25600, handles 5 fps[7] continuous shooting, and has Full HD 1080/60p video capability. With Nikon’s SnapBridge app, users can easily share images with a smartphone or connected device. They can also trigger the camera with the app, and access Nikon Image Space, a free-cloud based sharing and storage service

Summary of TIPA comments for NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S as the BEST MIRROLESS WIDE ANGLE ZOOM LENS award

An Ultrawide-Normal Zoom

Featuring a design with a nearly flat front lens, the 14-30mm allows for use of filter attachments (82 mm) on the front element thread. Lens construction incorporates 14 elements in all, with four ED elements and Nikon’s Nano Crystal coating to reduce flare and ghosting, plus a stepping motor for smooth and quiet AF, a sought-after feature for both stills and especially video capture. Sealed against dust and moisture[8], the lens also has a customizable control ring that can be utilized for manual focus[9], aperture, and exposure compensation. The lens is lightweight, at approximately 485 g.

About TIPA WORLD Awards 2019

The TIPA WORLD AWARDS 2019 cover photographic and imaging products released between April 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019 across a number of categories. Award winners are selected with voting by the editors of prestigious camera and imaging magazines from around the world.

For more information, visit the TIPA WORLD AWARDS 2019 website here:

About Nikon

Nikon is the world leader in digital imaging, precision optics and photo imaging technology and is globally recognised for setting new standards in product design and performance for its award-winning consumer and professional photographic equipment. Nikon Middle East FZE distributes consumer and professional digital SLR cameras, NIKKOR optics, Speedlights and system accessories; Nikon COOLPIX compact digital cameras; Nikon sports optics as well as the latest mirrorless cameras in over 50 countries. For more information, visit Connect with Nikon and other photographers on Facebook at and on Instagram at

[1] Image area fixed at DX; face detection not enabled in auto-area AF AF-area mode.

[2] Image area will be slightly smaller. Not available in 120p, 100p or slow-motion movie.

[3] Not available when shooting slow-motion movies.

[4] Additional reduction to the equivalent of ISO 50 and expansion to the equivalent of ISO 204800.

[5] With FX (36x24) format and single-point AF.

[6] Only possible at “High quality” movie setting.

[7] With manual focus mode, shutter-priority auto manual exposure mode, as shutter speed of 1/250 or faster, and all other settings at default values.

[8] This lens was designed with careful consideration given to dust- and drip-resistant performance, however, perfect dustproof and weatherproof performance cannot be guaranteed under all conditions.

[9] M/A mode allows you to switch from autofocus to manual simply by rotating the control ring.

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