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The Best and Worst Cameras and Lenses of 2014, According to The Camera Store

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Canadian camera shop The Camera Store has posted the video above naming its selections for this year’s best and worst camera gear. It’s 19-minutes long, and features hosts Chris and Jordan discussing some of camera, equipment, and trends that made a mark on 2014 in good and bad ways.

Here’s a quick look at a few of the big winners and losers mentioned in the video:

Best Still Camera of 2014: Sony Alpha a6000

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A powerful, compact, and versatile camera that’s selling like hotcakes and leading in the mirrorless camera revolution.

Runner ups:
2nd place: Pentax 645Z
3rd place: Nikon D750

Best Video Camera of 2014: Sony Alpha a7s

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A camera that completely changes the game of video recording with its incredible low light performance.

Runner ups:
2nd place: Panasonic GH4
3rd place: Sony FS7

Best Lens of 2014: Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

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The Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens is a prime lens that Canon and Nikon photographers are choosing over lenses from Canon and Nikon.

Runner ups:
2nd place: Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3
3rd place: Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM

Worst Camera of 2014: Pentax KS1

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A camera that has no reason to exist — no one knows about it, and no one owns one.

Runner ups:
2nd place: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II
3rd place: DJI Phantom 2 Vision+

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