October 28, 2010
The photokina STAR 2010 Awards sponsored by PHOTO PRESSE and digit! magazines and traditionally awarded at photokina, were presented to twelve winning companies on the 23rd of September 2010. The photokina STAR award honors products and concepts that stand out for their innovative nature and their trendsetting technologies.
During the festive awards ceremony at the World of Imaging, Oliver P. Kuhrt, Business Manager of Koelnmesse GmbH, stated: “We are pleased that now as before, photokina is the central platform for innovations in the photographic industry and we welcome the initiative of awarding special recognition to these innovations. This year it was particularly difficult for the two editorial offices to select the twelve highlights, because there many qualified candidates for the coveted prize.
This year’s winners are the following:
CEWE PHONEBOOK as an iPhone App
Fujifilm Finepix X100 camera
Samsung NX 100 camera
Sony SLT-A55V camera
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH2 camera
Canon EF 8 -15 f/4 L Fisheye USM Lens
Pentax K-5 camera
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35 mm f/1.4 G lens
Epson Stylus Pro 4900 Printer
Olympus Point-and-Shoot camera prototype
Schneider Kreuznach Tilt-Shift lens
The Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G
View details of the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35 mm f/1.4 G
The NIKKOR brand
Nikon (then Nippon Kogaku K.K.) released its first NIKKOR lenses for Nikon SLR cameras, among them the NIKKOR-S Auto 5cm f/2, in 1959 along with its first SLR camera, the Nikon F. In the half century since, NIKKOR lenses have become the favorite lenses of a wide variety of users, and have been extremely well received by a great number of photo enthusiasts and professional photographers. The current lineup of more than sixty NIKKOR lenses for Nikon SLR cameras offers a rich variety of lenses, including fisheye lenses, super wide-angle to super telephoto lenses, micro lenses and PC-E lenses.
VIEW MORE AWARDS WON BY NIKON