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Hot One Readers' Choice Award Winners

Inevitably, every year when our judges vote for the top products competing in the Hot One Awards, we have a few ties and close seconds, and even close thirds. Those close votes are an indicator of the superior quality of these contenders, and they deserve recognition. This year we got our readers in on the action with a Readers’ Choice poll featuring five of these neck-and-neck races. We gave each contest a two-week window for voting, and we encouraged the competing companies to rally their loyal users to weigh in, and we promoted the polls on our Facebook page. Combined, the contests racked up more than 140,000 votes. Here are the results!

Hot One Awards Readers' Choice Winner

 

Best DSLR Camera $1,000 to $3,000 

The Nikon D800 trumped the Canon EOS 6D.

 

Best Macro Lens

The Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di VC USD 1:1 Macro won over the Sigma APO Macro 180mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM lens.

 

Best Mobile Business App

Shoot & Sell topped Preveal and StudioCloud.

 

Best Presentation Software

Animoto Pro narrowly edged out ProSelect 2012r2.

 

Best Background or Set

Denny Duet Reversible Backdrops led the way over drop it MODERN Sequin Backdrop and Floors from Backdrops by WHCC.