The prestigious 2022 TIPA World Awards, voted on by a selection of top international magazine, including Professional Photo, have just been announced. Along with exciting cameras and lenses that cover a wide range of categories, from expert to professional, the 40 TIPA World Award winners represent the wide range of products and services that make up the imaging industry today, including cameras, lenses, inkjet papers and printers, imaging software, video, lighting, monitors, smartphones and more. 

Big winners this time around include Sony and Canon, who both celebrated an impressive five wins each, Nikon, which picked up three wins, including Best APS-C and Best Full Frame Professional Cameras and Tamron and Sigma, who each won two of the lens categories. Panasonic won two categories, including Best Professional 4K Hybrid camera for the GH6, OM System walked away with the Best MFT Award for the newly launched OM-1 while Fujifilm took the award for Best Medium Format Camera for the GFX 50S II.

The Japan Camera Journal Press Club also nominated a selection of honorees, who were:

  • Camera Grand Prix: Nikon Z 9
  • Lens Award: Sony FE 50mm F1.2 GM
  • Readers’ Award: Nikon Z 9
  • CJPC Editors’ Choice Technology Award: Canon EOS R3 (for Eye Control AF)
  • CJPC Editors’ Choice R&D Award: Nikon Z fc (Z50 with ‘Nikon’s heritage’ for young people)


Full List of TIPA 2022 Winners

Best MFT Camera

OM System OM-1

Best APS-C Camera

Nikon Z fc

Best Full Frame Expert Camera

Sony Alpha 7 IV

Best Full Frame Professional Camera

Nikon Z 9

Best Camera Innovation

Canon EOS R3

Best Rangefinder Camera

Leica M11

Best Professional 4K Hybrid Camera

Panasonic LUMIX DC-GH6

Best Professional 8K Hybrid Camera

Canon EOS R5 C

Best Professional Video Camera

Panasonic LUMIX DC-BS1H

Best Medium Format Camera

Fujifilm GFX 50S II

Best Vlogger Camera

Sony ZV-E10

Best Manual Focus Lens

Laowa Argus FF II 35mm F0.9

Best APS-C Prime Lens

Tokina atx-m 56mm F1.4

Best APS-C Zoom Lens

Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary

Best Full Frame Prime Wide Angle Lens

Sigma 20mm F2 DG DN | Contemporary

Best Full Frame Prime Standard Lens

Voigtländer NOKTON 50mm F1 Aspherical VM

Best Full Frame Prime Telephoto Lens

Nikkor Z 400mm f/2.8 TC VR S

Best Full Frame Wide Angle Zoom Lens

Canon RF 14-35mm F4L IS USM

Best Full Frame Standard Zoom Lens

Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II

Best Full Frame Telephoto Zoom Lens

Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS II

Best Full Frame Ultra Telephoto Zoom Lens

Tamron 150-500mm F/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD (Model A057S)

Best Macro Lens

Canon RF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM

Best Travel Zoom Lens

Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD (Model A058S)


Best Photo Paper

Hahnemühle Canvas Metallic



Best Photo Printer

Canon PIXMA MegaTank G650




Best Imaging Software Professional

Capture One 22



Best Imaging Software Expert

DxO PhotoLab 5




Best Imaging Software Enthusiast

Skylum Luminar Neo




Best Red Light

Aputure LS 1200d

Best Flash

Godox Macro Flash MF12

Best Tripod

Benro Induro Hydra 2 Waterproof Carbon Fiber Tripod

Best Enthusiast Photo Monitor

LG 3in UltraFine Nano IPS Black 32UQ85R

Best Professional Photo Monitor

LG 27in UltraFine OLED Pro 27EQ850

Best Video Monitor

ViewSonic VP3881a 38 ColorPro 21:9 WQHD+ IPS Monitor

Best Photo Smartphone Professional

Sony Xperia PRO-I

Best Photo Smartphone Expert

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra 5G

Best Photo Smartphone Advanced

OnePlus 10 Pro 5G

Best Imaging Storage Media

ProGrade Digital CFexpress Type B 1700 Cobalt

Best Photo Retail Service

Kodak Moments LittlePix

Best Photo Service

CEWE Photobook Personalised Slipcase

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