Classic

The gold standard of photo and video kit, Classics have stood the test of time for pros and amateurs alike.

The Classics

They may not be new or flashy, but the nominees in this category stand as benchmarks for quality in an ever-changing world of gear. Classics are valued pieces of kit for anyone looking to get into photography.

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Canon EOS 5D III

The Canon EOS 5D III ruled the roost for half a decade, loved by photographers and videographers alike.

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Nikon D700

This was the full-frame pro body in its day, and the Nikon D700 is still used by pros today because of its incredible image quality, build quality and character.

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Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM

Making this lens white made it instantly recognizable. But the performance of the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 is why it’s legendary.

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Canon 50mm f/1.8

Cheap and cheerful, but with loads of character, the Canon 50mm f/1.8 lens is equally at home in the kitbag of a beginner or a pro.

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Sony A7R

The first mirrorless high-megapixel camera, it got everyone excited about the possibilities of mirrorless tech. Things became serious when Sony released the A7R, and everyone took note.

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Canon EOS 5D III

The Canon EOS 5D III ruled the roost for half a decade, loved by photographers and videographers alike.

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Nikon D700

This was the full-frame pro body in its day, and the Nikon D700 is still used by pros today because of its incredible image quality, build quality and character.

ribbon Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM

Making this lens white made it instantly recognizable. But the performance of the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 is why it’s legendary.

ribbon Canon 50mm f/1.8

Canon 50mm f/1.8

Cheap and cheerful, but with loads of character, the Canon 50mm f/1.8 lens is equally at home in the kitbag of a beginner or a pro.

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Sony A7R

The first mirrorless high-megapixel camera, it got everyone excited about the possibilities of mirrorless tech. Things became serious when Sony released the A7R, and everyone took note.

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