TIPA awards given to 40 products
The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) is comprise of member magazines from nine European countries, plus Australia, South Africa, China, Canada, USA and the Camera Journal Press Club (CJPC) of Japan; all in 29 member magazines.
Each year the editors of the magazines gather to agree on their best products, it’s a bit like the camera Oscars, except there’s also another awards body called (European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) who also awards prizes for photo kit. Sometimes the list of prizes from the two are well aligned, sometimes different. The products though are among the best that have been released in recent times.
You can read all the details on the TIPA 2012 awards website