It's that time again: Here are the nominations for the best products of the year in the Amateur Photographer Awards 2016. We look forward to announcing the winners on 4th February.

We are now pleased to announce the nominations for the Amateur Photographer Awards 2016 for the best products of the year.

The awards will be split into different categories for cameras, software, printers, accessories, lenses etc, as well as the Good Service Awards for retailers. This recognises retailers who have been commended as giving great sales and after sales service.

There will be a grand prize for the all-important Amateur Photographer Reader Nominated Product of the Year.

Two personal awards will also be presented to those who have produced exceptional photography and contributed greatly to photography with the Power of Photography award and the Exceptional Achievement in Photography award.

We will announce all the winners following the AP Awards ceremony on 4th February 2016.

Check out the nominations below.


 

AP Awards 2016 nominations

 

Accessory of the Year

Accessories

Manfrotto 190 Go!
Phottix Indra TTL Studio Light
Nissin Di700A


 

Software of the Year

Software

DxO Optics Pro
Paintshop Pro
The Photographer’s Ephemeris


 

Consumer Compact Camera of the Year

cons compact

Olympus Tough TG-4
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70
Sony Cyber-shot HX90V


 

Enthusiast Compact Camera of the Year

Enthusiast compact

DxO ONE
Canon PowerShot G5 X
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 IV


 

Premium Compact Camera of the Year

Pro Compact

Leica Q (Typ 116)
Sigma dp0 Quattro
Sony Cyber-shot RX1R II


 

Bridge Camera of the Year

Bridge Camera

Canon PowerShot G3 X
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330
Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II


 

Consumer Compact System Camera of the Year

Consumer CSC

Canon EOS M3
Fujifilm X-A2
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7


 

Enthusiast Compact System Camera of the Year

Enthus CSCs

Fujifilm X-T10
Olympus OM-D E-M10 II
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7


 

Premium Compact System Camera of the Year

premium csc

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8
Sony Alpha 7 II


 

Professional Compact System Camera of the Year

Professional CSC

Leica SL (Typ 601)
Sony Alpha 7R II
Sony Alpha 7S II


 

Consumer DSLR Camera of the Year

Cons DSLR

Canon EOS 760D
Nikon D5500
Pentax K-S2


 

Premium DSLR Camera of the Year

Enthus DSLR

Canon EOS 5DS R
Nikon D7200
Pentax K-3 II


 

Fixed Focal Length DSLR Lens of the Year

Fixed DSLR Lens

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM
Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM | Art
Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD


 

Zoom DSLR Lens of the Year

Zoom DSLR

Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR
Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD


 

Fixed Focal Length CSC Lens of the Year

Fixed CSC Lens

Fujifilm XF 90mm f/2R LM WR
Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS
Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8


 

Zoom CSC Lens of the Year

Zoom CSC Lens

Fujifilm XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/2.8 Pro
Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS


 

Innovation of the Year

Innov winner

• Sony 42.4-million-pixel BSI-CMOS full frame sensor
• Leica 4.4-million-dot EyeRes electronic viewfinder
• Canon Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics


 

AP Reader Product of the Year

The winner will be announced 4th February 2016.


 

Product of the Year

The winner will be announced 4th February 2016.