Essential Reading

When we put together American Photo's annual Editor's Choice Awards feature—now in its eighth year—we always seem to be adding or subdividing categories, as the photo marketplace finds new ways to innovate. This year the luxury of Web space has allowed us to include separate sections for tripods and camera bags. And now, so as not to leave out the best of the many items that defy categorization, we've just put up our Imaging Essentials category.

When we put together American Photo's annual Editor's Choice Awards feature—now in its eighth year—we always seem to be adding or subdividing categories, as the photo marketplace finds new ways to innovate. This year the luxury of Web space has allowed us to include separate sections for tripods and camera bags. And now, so as not to leave out the best of the many items that defy categorization, we've just put up our Imaging Essentials category.