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2006 Readers’ Choice Awards
Saluting Our Winning Products & Product Lines

Winner: Studio Mgt. Software

Photo One ( powered by Granite Bear, took the number one spot in the Studio Management Software category. Photo One software includes Photo One Basic, Photo One Professional single user, Photo One Professional 2 user, and Network 10 user.

Winner: Media Cards

Sandisk ( was the brand picked most often in the Media Cards category. SanDisk’s Extreme and Ultra CF and SD cards offer speed, capacity, and variety.

Winner: Bags/Cases

Lowepro ( is our readers’ favorite product line in the Bags & Cases category. Popular products include the Pro Roller #2 and the Rolling CompuTrekker AW.

Winner: Film

Kodak’s ( Portra Professional Color Negative Films earned the top spot in our Film category. Portra films have been reengineered to produce finer grain with their Micro-Structure Optimized T-Grain® Emulsions.

Winner: Albums/Frames

Graphistudio ( was voted top pick in the Albums & Frames category. New products include the Landscape Book, the Cover Code 200, and the 15x20 Book.

Winner: Medium-Format Camera

Hasselblad's ( 500 series captured the top spot in the Medium-Format Camera category. The 503CWD (right), for digital capture, is the latest model in the company’s V System-500 Series.

Winner: Backgrounds/Props

Denny's Manufacturing CO., INC. ( was our readers’ number one choice in the Backgrounds & Props category. Denny’s offers myriad backdrop options, including scenic, textured, solid, splash, and computer painted styles.

Winner: Lighting Equipment

Photogenic Professional Lighting’s ( PowerLight line was our readers’ top choice for lighting equipment. The PowerLight series includes studio, travel, and portable lighting kits.

Winner: Inkjet Printer Media

Epson America, INC. ( was named outstanding product line in our Inkjet Printer Media category. Epson America, Inc., offers a range of different papers, formats, and finishes.

Winner: Scanners

Epson America, INC. ( was the dominant brand in every category it was nominated in. The Epson Perfection Scanner Series scored top marks for their consistently high-quality scans, high-speed technology, etc.

We hope you found Studio Photography’s first Readers’ Choice Awards constructive, instructive, even entertaining. Send your comments, suggestions, and ideas for our 2007 Readers Choice Awards to