MPB Crowns The Winners of The Photo and Video Kit Hall of Fame 2020

By EyeEm Team - 4 min read

We're excited to reveal the five pieces of exceptional kit to be inducted into Photo and Video Kit Hall of Fame inaugural Class of 2020.

If you’ve been following our social media accounts recently, you’ll know that we’ve been very excited to see which iconic camera devices would be inducted into the Photo and Video Kit Hall of Fame inaugural Class of 2020. Created the world’s largest resale platform for digital photography and filmmaking kit, MPB, The Hall of Fame aims to celebrate cameras which through innovation, changed the photographic landscape for the better.

Starting with a shortlist of twenty-five nominees across five categories, 40,985 voters cast their ballot in hopes of their favourite pieces of kit coming out on top.

After a rigorous six-week voting period, the votes have been counted, and photographers and filmmakers from 157 countries have crowned their winners.

Iconic category: Hasselblad 500CM

The Iconic inductee features an iconic shape from an iconic manufacturer and has helped create much of the world’s finest work.

Game Changer category: GoPro HERO

The Game Changer inductee revolutionised point-of-view filming for sports and otherwise impossible-to-capture activities.

Road Tested category: Nikon D810

A near-perfect all-rounder, the Road Tested inductee brought high resolution to a familiar package, with reliable ISO performance.

Trendsetter category: Fujifilm X100F

Beautiful and portable, the Trendsetter inductee is the retro camera everyone wishes they had in their kitbag right alongside their pro body.

Classic category: Nikon D700

The Classic inductee is renowned for its incredible image quality, build quality and character.

“I’m thrilled by the response, we launched the Photo and Video Kit Hall of Fame to give creative people around the world an exciting way to engage in their passion and a chance to help make photo history. The votes are testament to how much people love their camera gear.”

– Matt Barker, CEO and founder of MPB.

The winning manufacturers are to be presented with individual awards from MPB for their part in creating impactful equipment which won the hearts of photographers worldwide.

Regardless of which cameras entered the hall of fame this year, it’s important to remember that the best camera, is the one that enables you to pursue your passion. Whether it be your cell-phone, disposable camera or high-quality SLR, just remember to keep shooting what you love!

Read more about The Photo and Video Kit Hall of Fame inaugural Class of 2020 and discover the many ways these winning cameras helped shape the photographic industry!