Winners announced tonight in New York City
Winners announced tonight in New York City

October 25, 2017 (New York, NY) - The third annual Lucie Technical Awards, the newest initiative of the Lucie Foundation, announced the 2017 winners, during the PhotoPlus Conference + Expo,, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, in New York. The Lucie Technical Awards Advisory Board is responsible for determining the winners. These professionals all share a passion for creating extraordinary imagery through innovative technology. The awards are presented by Lucie Foundation and hosted by PhotoPlus Conference + Expo. This endeavor greatly expands the scope of the Lucie Awards’ mission.
Hossein Farmani, Founder of The Lucie Technical Awards commented, "This evening we announced the 19 winners of the coveted Lucie Technical Awards from a roster of 101 finalists representing 52 individual companies.  Our jury of experts selected these winners as the most innovative and successful additions to the photographic world’s toolkit. The Lucie Technical Awards are the perfect prelude to PhotoPlus Expo followed by The Lucie Awards, on October 29, at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall.” 
The Lucie Technical Awards winners are:
Best Instant Camera
Fujifilm instax SQUARE SQ10 
Best Fixed-Lens Compact Camera
Fujifilm X100F
Best Action Camera
Olympus TOUGH TG-5
Best Small Format System Camera
Panasonic LUMIX GH5
Best Full Frame System Camera
Sony α9
Best Wide Angle Zoom Lens
Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM Art
Best Medium Range Zoom Lens
Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 
Best Telephoto Zoom Lens
AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR
Best Special Purpose Lens
Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art 
Best Medium Format System Camera
Fujifilm GFX 50S
Best Camera Drone
DJI Mavic Pro
Best Camera Bag
Think Tank Photo Airport Advantage 
Best Tripod
3 Legged Thing Equinox Leo Carbon Fibre Tripod System & AirHed Switch
Best Continuous Light Source
ARRI SkyPanel S120-C
Best Speedlight
Metz Mecablitz M400
Best Photo Editing Software
Capture One Pro 10.1
Best Software Plugin
Macphun Luminar
Best Backup Solution
LaCie 2big Dock Thunderbolt 3
Best Industrial Design
Leica M10
All finalists are innovations of this year. The Lucie Technical Awards aim to honor the large and small companies, as well as the individuals who have advanced the photographic industry in a given year. All-inclusive, these awards intend to encompass such things as cameras, lenses, lighting, and accessories, software and more.
With the invaluable advice and guidance of the newly established Lucie Technical Awards Advisory Board, these awards honor the people and companies who have assisted and inspired so many on their photographic journeys.
For the complete list of awards and additional information, visit
About Lucie Foundation - Lucie Foundation’s mission is to honor master photographers, discover and cultivate emerging talent, and promote the appreciation of photography worldwide. In addition to Month of Photography Los Angeles (MOPLA), the foundation presents year-round programming to support high school students through SNAPSHOP!, emerging and professional photographers through the Lucie Scholarship Program and master photographers through The Lucie Awards, as well as the Lucie Technical Awards, now in its third year. Lucie Foundation is a 501(c) 3 non-profit charitable foundation.
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