Photographers have voted the Canon EOS 5D Mark II DSLR the best professional camera of 2009.

Photographers have voted the Canon EOS 5D Mark II DSLR their best professional camera of last year.

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II was awarded the 2009 title by the Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers (SWPP).

First unveiled in September 2008, the EOS 5D Mark II is a 21.1-million-pixel full-frame digital SLR featuring a High Definition (1080×1920 pixel) video mode.

The 5D Mark II is chiefly aimed at semi-professional photographers and the wedding and press photographer market.

Meanwhile, the Elinchrom Ranger Quadra portable flash system picked up the SWPP award for best professional product.

The Nikon ’70-200mm f/2.8′ lens was judged to be the best pro lens and the Nikon SB-900 the top flashgun or lighting.