Used gear specialist MPB has announced its nominees for The Photo and Video Kit Hall of Fame 2021. The company is calling on the public to pick the top kit across five categories, with each voter in with a chance to a Hasselblad 500CM and other prizes.
Categories and nominees are as follows
Classic: “a benchmark for quality in an every changing world of gear; perfect for anyone looking to get into photography”
Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Canon EF 35mm f/1.4 L USM
Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS
Game Changer: “disrupted the field by ushering in new technology, expanding product capabilities or making quality more accessible”:
DJI Mavic 2 Pro
Sony Alpha A7
Road Tested: “the workhorses of kit, tried-and-true…these nominees deliver time and again”:
Canon EOS 5D Mk IV
Sony A7R III
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM
Trendsetter: “shapes conversation about how it looks as well as the images it captures”:
Fujifilm X-Pro 3
Sony A7 III
Olympus PEN F
Iconic: “the crème de la crème of photo kit. Iconic cameras are the ones you idolise, symbols of quality and inspiration”
Leica M10 Monochrom
Rolleiflex 2.8 FX
CEO and Founder of MPB, Matt Barker added: “The Photo and Video Kit Hall of Fame is an iconic moment to acknowledge the masterpieces that keep our creative economy thriving. The Hall of Fame showcases the most respected and beloved models in the field. We want to be great partners for tomorrow’s storytellers and content creators by giving them access to that kit..”
Voting closes on August 6th 2021 and the winners will be announced on World Photography Day on August 19th.
All voters will be in with a chance of winning the 2020 ‘Iconic’ inductee, the Hasselblad 500CM with Zeiss Planar C 80mm f2.8 Lens in excellent or better condition, plus a video consultation with an MPB expert. There are also three runner-up prizes of £500.
To vote in The Photo and Video Kit Hall of Fame visit: kithalloffame.com