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FEP Board Meeting in Tbilisi, November 2018, report

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Important message : The date and the venue of the next General Assembly will be changed, and the annual competition award ceremony will be communicated soon. The Federation of European Professional Photographers’ board convened under its President, Truls Løtvedt, on November 19, 2018 in Tbilisi, Georgia. This is a summary of the decisions made. Event […]

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Congratulations to our new MQEPs!

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

The judging is now complete and we have 5 new MQEPs. They are: Fernando Cerrone, Master QEP, Italy Etienne Clotis, Master QEP, France Ann Coppens, Master QEP, Belgium Peter Lik, Master QEP, UK Rastislav Marguš, Master QEP, Czech Republic FEP congratulates all of its new qualification holders, well done everybody! The next QEP/MQEP judging session […]

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Congratulations to our new QEPs

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

QEP judging is done for the day, congratulations to our new QEPs! Paul Gheyle, Belgium, QEP Portrait John Hellström, Sweden, QEP Wedding Mikaela Holmberg, Finland, QEP Portrait Dušan Holovej, Slovakia, QEP Commercial Nina Pauloff, Finland, QEP Fine art Frank Pittoors, Belgium, QEP Illustrative Kakha Pkhakadze, Georgia, QEP Reportage Jenny Puronne, Sweden, QEP Portrait Fred van […]

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Judging session in Tbilisi, Georgia

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

The QEP / MQEP qualification session number 38  takes place 17-18 November in Tbilisi, Georgia. On Saturday we are judging the QEP panels and on Sunday the MQEP panels. Results will be published at the end of each judging day. Gentlemen in the image above are the FEP Qualification Chairman Jim Lowe (on the left) […]

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FEP welcomes a new partner

Monday, November 5th, 2018

FEP proudly presents its new partner UPGRD Photo. The product of UPGRD Photo is a design software for mass photography, such as schools, sports clubs or nurseries. The software helps photographers in the mass photography market to create more customized products for their customers with a highly automated design process. UPGRD Photos is originally a […]

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FEP at Photokina 2018 in Cologne

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

FEP will be showcasing in Photokina, you can find us together with our German member association CV in Hall 2.1, stand A006. Come and visit us and see some of our awards winning images!

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EP Judging Session #25 Results

Friday, September 14th, 2018

We are happy to announce that 19 professional photographers have been awarded with the EP title at the last EP judging session! Congratulations to: Harald Göbl, EP, Austria Rodion Kovenkin, EP, Belarus Jeroen De Bosscher, EP, Belgium Igor van de Poel, EP, Belgium Sammy Dierickx, EP, Belgium Stijn Maris, EP, Belgium Bart Meeus, EP, Belgium Frank […]

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FEP Board Meeting, Tampere, June 2018, report

Friday, June 29th, 2018

The Federation of European Professional Photographers’ board convened for the first time under its new President, Truls Løtvedt, on June 11, 2018 in Tampere, Finland. This meeting was then followed up by an online meeting a couple weeks afterwards. New website During these two meetings, the board decided to completely update the FEP website. The […]

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QEP/MQEP session in Tampere, Finland, June 2018 – Official results

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

Picture by Tiina Puputti, Finland QEP and MQEP judging session, June 2018, Official ResultsWe are happy to announce that at the 37th session of the FEP European Qualifications held in Tampere, Finland, on June 09, 2018, new 3 Master QEP and 11 QEP (Qualified European Photographers) have been awarded. Congratulations to: Master QEPs Andrea Ciapetti, Italy […]

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EP online session n.24, official results

Friday, May 25th, 2018

We are happy to announce that 9 professional photographers have been awarded with the EP title at the last EP judging session! Our congratulations go to: Michael Kainz, EP, Austria Luc de Cock, EP, Belgium Gino Defauw, EP, Belgium Marleen Verbruggen, EP, Belgium Tsvetan Tomchev, EP, BulgariaAndreas Brandt, EP, GermanyErnesto Medeiros, EP, Portugal Martin Pitonak, EP, […]

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World Photographic Cup 2019 in Drammen, Norway

Monday, May 7th, 2018

The city of Drammen, in Norway, will be the place for hosting the WPC FINALS 2019!  The dates for the event is April 8th  and the venue is planned to be at the Drammen Theater. Following the decision of the WPC Governing Committee, the news of Norway being the chosen arena for the 2019 WPC […]

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World Photographic Cup 2018 Results announced. Team USA strikes again!

Sunday, May 6th, 2018

The World Photographic Cup 2018 winners announced. Team USA strikes again! After winning the cup at home in 2014, and again in France on 2015, the winner of the 2018 World Photographic Cup is… Team USA again!   The second place goes to Australia, with Mexico in the third place.   Individual gold medals go […]

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EP online session n.23 official results

Friday, March 30th, 2018

We are happy to announce that 12 professional photographers have been awarded with the EP title at the last EP online judging session!   Our congratulations go to: Julia Hiegetsberger, Austria Richard Buijsman, Belgium Danny Van Rompaey, Belgium Natalia Pipkina, Norway Bjørn Tore Stokke, Norway Fernando Duarte, Portugal Nuno Vasconcelos, Portugal Alexandra Carvalho, Portugal Dmitry Bocharov, […]

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A big thanks to our competition judges!

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

The FEP wants to give a warm thanks to the judges of the FEP Professional Photographer of the Year 2018 Competition. Your work is a precious resource for us and an high quality contribution to the world of professional photographers! Hundreds of photos to see, study, judge … The time you spent there was very a lot, […]

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FEP wants to present its new President Truls Løtvedt

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

FEP wants to present its new President Elect, Truls Løtvedt, from Norway, elected at the last FEP General Assembly meeting by the unanimity of the associations presented and represented. He will be in charge as FEP President from 2018 for the term 2018-2020 and he his re-eligible.   Truls Jan Løtvedt, born in 1958, lives […]

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FEP General Assembly meeting 2018 report

Monday, March 26th, 2018

  Today in Bray, Ireland, the Fep celebrated its anual general meeting hosted by the Irish member association. After thanking the IPPA for the hospitality, the General assembly of member associations welcomed as the new president Truls Løtved, from Norway. The President will serve for the next term of 2 years. A new board of directors […]

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FEP Photographer of the Year 2018 is Onni Wiljami Kinnunen from Finland

Sunday, March 25th, 2018

FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year 2018 is Onni Wiljami Kinnunen, from Finland! On Sunday March 25, the FEP revealed the results of its annual competition at the Royal Hotel in Bray, Ireland.  The coveted title of FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year 2018 went to a Finnish photographer, Onni Wiljami Kinnunen, winner […]

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FEP Awards Ceremony, LIVE on facebook

Monday, March 19th, 2018

Next Sunday, March 25, at 17.00 GMT / 16.00 CET there will be the FEP Awards Ceremony!  (Attention, on that day there will be the time change!)We will present our newly Qualified European Videographers QEV, the finalists and winner of the FETA – FEP Emerging Talent Award 2018, the finalists of the FEP European Professional […]

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FEP Cover Picture of March 2018

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

FEP Cover Picture of March 2018Inga Richkova, Georgia   Congratulations to the photographer Inga Richkova from Georgia, winner of the FEP Cover Picture of the Month contest, for the edition of March 2018.Look at all submitted images at our official page on facebook and enter next round and/or vote for your favourite picture! Continue to follow us!

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First QEV online judgin session: official results

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

We are happy to announce that at our first online video judging session, 6 professional videographers have been awarded with the QEV – Qualified European Videographer title!   Our congratulations go to: Pierluigi Cavarra, Spain, QEV Free creation Rui DaCruz, Portugal, QEV Free creation Sergio Duarte, Portugal, QEV Free creation Sergio Duarte, Portugal, QEV Social reportage […]

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The FINALISTS of the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2018

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2018: finalists announcement   The International Jury, composed by 14 international judges and chaired by Jørgen Brandt, worked hard during last month and so now we have the first results! Ladies and gentlemen, we are happy to announce, in alphabetic order,  the finalists of the FEP European […]

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All the ENTRIES 2018 are online, have a look!

Monday, February 12th, 2018

FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2018   The judging phase just closed, so now all the entries 2018 are online!have a look, click HERE!  

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FEP Cover Picture of February 2018

Monday, February 5th, 2018

FEP Cover Picture of February 2018Aleš Tvrdý,  Slovakia   Congratulations to the Slovak photographer Aleš Tvrdý, winner of the FEP Cover Picture of the Month contest, for the edition of February 2018.Look at all submitted images at our official page on facebook and enter next round and/or vote for your favourite picture! Continue to follow us!

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WATCH OUT: attempt to scam

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

  ATTENTION! You may have received a rather strange email, supposedly from us signed by Giuseppe Scozzi, within the past few days. IT IS AN ATTEMPT TO SCAM! It seems the FEP suffered some sort of a cyber hack and as you can probably guess from its content, it is NOT a real email from […]

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FETA Award 2018, first results

Friday, January 19th, 2018

The FETA is an award for photographic students under 30, introduced by FEP in 2013. For this edition the judging has been chaired by QEP Jim Lowe, UK, and happened online by 3 international judges: MQEP André Boto, Portugal, QEP Eugenio Li Volsi, Italy and MQEP Laila Villebeck, Sweden. The anonymity of the candidates has […]

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FEP Cover Picture of January 2018

Monday, January 8th, 2018

FEP Cover Picture of  January 2018Sonia Brito, Portugal   Congratulations to the Portuguese photographer Sonia Brito, winner of the FEP Cover Picture of the Month contest, for the edition of January 2018. Look at all submitted images at our official page on facebook and wait the end of the month to enter next round, for the cover of […]

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FEP Cover Picture of the Year 2017

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

FEP Cover Picture of the Year 2017Photographer: NINO INADZE, GEORGIA We congratulate with Nino Inadze, from Georgia, winner the FEP COVER PICTURE OF THE YEAR 2017 (and the FEP cover Picture of November 2017), our contest on facebook. Thanks to all the photographers who submitted their terrific images during all the year. And congratulations to all the […]

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EP online session n. 22, official results

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

We are happy to announce that 5 professional photographers have been awarded with the EP title at the last EP online judging session!   Our congratulations go to: Ramin Jafari, Austria Bart Boodts, Belgium Antti Hallakorpi, Finland Sergejs Bodarovs, Latvia Jasmine de Vries, The Netherlands   Apply online now for the EP session #23! Deadline February, 28, […]

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FEP Cover Picture of December 2017

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

FEP Cover Picture of December 2017 Lasha Cabadze, Georgia   Congratulations to Lasha Cabadze, photographer from Georgia, winner of the FEP Cover Picture of the Month contest, for the edition of December 2017. Look at all submitted images at our official page on facebook and continue to follow us: we will soon open the competition between the winners […]

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FEP Board Meeting, Rome, November 2017, Report

Friday, December 1st, 2017

The FEP Board members met in Rome on Monday, November 27, after the QEP/MQEP judging session.  This was the last Board Meeting of our sitting President, Andreas Barylli-Fayer, before the exchange of power to the now President Elect Truls Løtvedt. This will take place in the next General Assembly. The Board decided to have the […]

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QEP/MQEP judging session November 2017, official results

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Article Image   QEP and MQEP judging session, November 2017, Official ResultsWe are happy to announce that at the 36th session of the FEP European Qualifications held in Rome, Italy, on November 25 and 26, 2017, 3 Master QEP and 18 new QEP (Qualified European Photographers) have been awarded. Congratulations to:   MASTER QEPs:Antonio Barrella, Italy, […]

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FEP Cover Picture of November 2017

Sunday, November 5th, 2017

FEP Cover Picture of November 2017 Nino Inadze, Georgia   Congratulations to Nino Inadze, photographer from Georgia, winner of the FEP Cover Picture of the Month contest, for the edition of November 2017.Look at all submitted images at our official page on facebook and continue to follow us: at the end of this month we will open […]

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QEP and MQEP November 2017: deadline postponed

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

We are happy to inform you that the deadline for registrations for the QEP and MQEP upcoming judging session has been postponed to November 10.The entry system is still open for new candidates who want to apply and for the ones who already registered and who still have to upload their digital files online.  – ENTER […]

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EP online session n.21, official results

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

We are happy to announce that 9 professional photographers have been awarded with the EP title at the last EP judging session!   Our congratulations go to: Gernot Ruprechter, EP, Austria Marcel Lehner, EP, Austria Karlien Depreitere, EP, Belgium Timothy Fisher, EP, Belgium Vincent Chambon, EP, France Ivan Luminaria, EP, Italy Vladimír Citriak, EP, Slovakia Helena […]

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FEP Cover Picture of October 2017

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

FEP Cover Picture of October 2017Eugenio Li Volsi, QEP, Italy   Congratulations to the Wedding “Qualified European Photographer” (QEP) Eugenio Li Volsi, winner of the FEP Cover Picture of the Month contest, for the edition of October 2017.Look at all submitted images at our official page on facebook and enter (or vote) the next round at the […]

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FETA Award, latest news

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

FETA – FEP Emerging Talent Award The European award for photographic students and young photographersAfter the decision of the FEP Board Members to hold the FETA Award Ceremony together with the other FEP Awards in the spring 2018, instead of in the winter 2017, the deadline for entries of the current edition has been postponed to […]

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FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2018 OPEN for entries

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

 FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2018 – OPEN FOR ENTRIES   It is time to gather the best of your best images – and submit them for the “FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards, 2018”, NOW OPEN FOR ENTRIES!   The competition is an unique opportunity for photographers to show-case […]

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FEP Cover Picture of September 2017

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

FEP Cover Picture of September 2017Garik Ghazaryan,  Armenia   Congratulations to the Armenian photographer Garik Ghazaryan, winner for the third time this year of the FEP Cover Picture of the Month contest, now also for the edition of September 2017.Look at all submitted images at our official page on facebook and enter next round!

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FEP Cover Picture of August 2017

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

FEP Cover Picture of August 2017Yuri Afanasiev, Russia   Congratulations to QEP photographer Yuri Afanasiev, from Russia, winner of the FEP Cover Picture of the Month contest, for the edition of August 2017. Look at all submitted images at our official page on facebook and wait the end of the month to enter next round, for the cover […]

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EP online session n. 20, official results

Monday, July 31st, 2017

We are happy to announce that 4 professional photographers have been awarded with the EP title at the last EP judging session!   Our congratulations go to: Valter Antunes, EP, PortugalAnatolie Burdeniuc, EP, ItalySabine de Rijbel, EP, BelgiumJose Fangueiro, EP, Switzerland       Apply online now for the EP session #21! Deadline September, 30, 2017.

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FEP Board Meeting, Falmouth, July 2017, Report

Friday, July 14th, 2017

The FEP Board of Directors met in Falmouth, UK, on July 10, 2017.    The Board meeting followed a very successful judging weekend at the University of Falmouth, where the QEP chairman Jim Lowe teaches at the photography course. This was now the first Board meeting with Anna Kaleva-Tsagklas serving as the CEO.   In […]

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QEP and MQEP July 2017, Official results

Monday, July 10th, 2017

QEP and MQEP judging session, July 2017, Official Results We are happy to announce that at the 35th session of the FEP European Qualifications held in Falmouth, UK, on July 8-9, 2017, 6 Master QEPs and 20 new QEP (Qualified European Photographers) have been awarded. Congratulations to: MASTER QEPs Valeria Cassina, Spain, MQEP Bryn Griffiths, United Kingdom, […]

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The World Photographic Cup 2018 is now OPEN!

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Team captains, It’s time to start to create your new national team for the edition 2018! To facilitate the job, the WPC organization this year scheduled 2 online briefings on July 17th at 09:00 CET (Central Europe Time), and repeated on July 19th at 22:00 CET. It will help you to point the helm towards […]

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FEP Cover Picture of July 2017

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

FEP Cover Picture of July  2017Gvantsa Maghlakelidze,  Georgia   We congratulate with the Georgian photographer Gvantsa Maghlakelidze, winner of the FEP Cover Picture of the Month contest, for the edition of July 2017. Look at all submitted images at our official page on facebook and wait the end of the month to enter next round, for the cover of […]

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World Photographic Cup 2018

Friday, June 16th, 2017

World Photographic Cup 2018 is opening soon: are you ready for a new exciting ride?The edition number 5 of this amazing photographic team competition, created on 2013 by FEP and PPA, will open on July 1, 2017.   About 35 countries in the last years entered the World Photographic Cup, the one of a kind […]

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FEP Cover Picture of June 2017

Monday, June 5th, 2017

FEP Cover Picture of June 2017Garik Ghazaryan,  Armenia   Congratulations to the Armenian photographer Garik Ghazaryan, winner of the FEP Cover Picture of the Month contest, for the edition of June 2017 (also winner of the Cover Picture of March). Look at all submitted images at our official page on facebook and enter next round at the end […]

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EP session 19, official results

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

We are happy to announce that 10 professional photographers have been awarded with the EP title at the last EP judging session!   Our congratulations go to: Bernhard Stelzl, EP, Austria Markus Landl, EP, Austria Hugo Delvaux, EP, Belgium Giuseppina Lucchesi, EP, France Sergey Poruchikov, EP, Spain Björn Mattisson, EP, Sweden Julia Jonsson, EP, Sweden […]

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FETA Award 2017 is OPEN for entries

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

FETA – FEP Emerging Talent Award The European Award for photographic students and young photographers under the age of 30 The FEP Emerging Talent Award 2017, now on its fifth edition, is open for entries! The FETA is aimed for European photographic students and young photographers under the age of 30. The competition opens for entries […]

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FEP Cover Picture of May 2017

Sunday, May 7th, 2017

FEP Cover Picture of May 2017Michael Böhmländer, EP, Austria  FEP Cover Picture of the month contest. Congratulations to the winner of this round, Michael Böhmländer, EP from Austria, for the edition of May 2017.Look at all submitted images at our official page on facebook and enter next round!

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FEP confirm its full support to the WPC

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

FEP confirm its full support to the WPC and invite all member associations to start the procedure to enter the edition 2018 with a national team. FEP acknowledge that the WPC has demonstrated an exceptional value in stimulating the pride and the recognition of the professional photographers, of their associations and countries, creating friendships and […]

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