Comment: The results of the Tipa awards are out today. Most notably is Olympus winning best Consumer Camera with the Mju 400 and Nikon voted best design, although we personally would have to disagree with that. TIPA is formed of a number of magazines both online and off that each year come together to vote for cameras in certain categories.

Pentax *ist: Best 35mm SLR Camera

Fujifilm Zoom Date F2.8: Best 35mm Compact Camera

Hasselblad X-Pan II: Best Prestige Camera

Canon EF 17-40 f/4 L USM mm: Best Lens

Olympus 4/3 Digital System: Best Innovative Technology

Nikon Coolpix SQ: Best Design

Hasselblad H1: Best Professional Product

Kodak Royal Supra 200/400: Best Colour Negative Film

Fujifilm Velvia 100F: Best Colour Slide Film

Olympus Mju 400 Digital: Best Digital Consumer Camera

Sony Cybershot DSC-V1: Best Digital Prosumer Camera

Canon EOS 1Ds: Best Digital SLR System Camera

Imacon Ixpress: Best Digital Professional Product

Sony DCR-TRV 950: Best Camcorder

Epson Perfection 3200 Photo: Best Flatbed Scanner

Minolta Dimage Scan 5400: Best Film Scanner

Epson Stylus Photo 900: Best Photo Printer

JASC Paint Shop Pro 8: Best Consumer Software

Tetenal Fine Art: Best Inkjet Photo Paper

Lexar 2GB 40x-Speed Prof. Series CompactFlash: Best Digital Accessory