Gear of the Year 2019 - Rishi's choice: Sony FE 135mm F1.8 GM

Here's the lens that got Science Editor Rishi Sanyal to finally step away from his obsession with wide-angle portraits: the Sony FE 135mm F1.8 GM.

Gear of the Year 2019 - Dale's choice: Laowa 15mm Zero-D

Editor Dale Baskin chose the wide angle Laowa 15mm F2 Zero-D lens as his favorite gear of the year. In his opinion, it provides a great balance of size, price and optical performance. He's still on the hunt for the perfect photo of the northern lights.

Gear of the Year 2019 - Dan's choice: DJI Mavic Mini

A bring-everywhere flying smartphone camera is the best $400 you can spend on a piece of gear this year, says editor Dan Bracaglia. Which is why he's picked the DJI Mavic Mini as his gear of the year.

Gear of the year 2019 - Barney's choice (part 2): Nikon Z 50mm F1.8 S

Senior Editor Barney Britton's second Gear of the Year pick is the lens that changed his perspective on what a 'nifty fifty' could be.

Gear of the Year 2019 - Jeff's choice: Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II

The compact form factor, fast and versatile lens, and pop-up viewfinder made Canon's PowerShot G5 X II an easy pick for DPReview editor Jeff Keller's favorite camera of the year.

Gear of the Year 2019 - Richard's choice: Sigma 56mm F1.4 DC DN

The arrival of an EF-M version has given Technical Editor Richard Butler even more opportunities to shoot with the Sigma 56mm F1.4 DC DN. It's the fifth time he's picked an APS-C product.

Gear of the Year 2019 - Allison's choice: iPhone 11

After nearly a decade of using Apple phones, Managing Editor Allison Johnson jumped ship and became the happy owner of a Pixel device. But the iPhone 11 might just tempt her back.

Gear of the Year 2019 - Carey's choice: Sigma 45mm F2.8

Over months of using Sigma's 45mm F2.8 Contemporary lens, Reviews Editor Carey Rose rediscovers that there's so much more to a lens than speed and sharpness.

Gear of the Year 2019 - Barney's choice part 1: Ricoh GR III

Senior Editor Barney Britton's first choice for Gear of the Year is a camera that he has carried with him more than any other in 2019 (not including his phone) – the Ricoh GR III.