FEP Europen Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2015 opening!

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FEP Europen Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2015 opening!

 
Welcome to the 2015 FEP awards, a unique competition created just for professional photographers, also known as the FEP Golden Camera Awards. 
NEW  Easier entry and judging procedures through our brand new competition system on the FEP website.
 
TIME LINE  
Submissions will remain open up to the end of December 2014. The award ceremony, where all the winners will be announced, will be held in Trieste, Italy, at the Trieste Opera Theater, on Sunday, March 1st , 2015
 
AWARDS
NEW!  The FEP awards 2015 have  even more potential for the creative Photographers. 
 
- It is possible to enter each and all categories with an unlimited number of images ! 
- Best scored single images will receive MERIT(70-79/100), DISTINCTION (80-89/100)and EXCELLENCE (90-100/100) award certificates
- Photographers’ rank will be calculated summing up their 3 best scored images on each category. 
- Photographers ranked between the 4th and 10th position on each category will receive a FINALIST certificate.   
- Top 3 photographers in each category will win GOLDEN, SILVER and BRONZE CAMERA trophies. 
- Among all the GOLDEN CAMERA winners the jury will select the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year ,2015 
 
CATEGORIES
There are six categories in the competition: 
- WEDDING, PORTRAIT, COMMERCIAL, REPORTAGE (also called PHOTOJOURNALISM), LANDSCAPE (including WILD LIFE), and ILLUSTRATION/DIGITAL ART/FINE ART
There are also two special sections: 
- NEW!  INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS, open to non  European citizens. The world is a village - and we would like to receive best images from all the world. 
- STUDENTS & YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS, open to the students of recognized schools of photography and to photographers and assistants under 25 year of age. 
 
JURY
There will be 2 juries composed by 5 international photographers. Each jury will judge separate sets of  categories, while the entire judging panel will elect the PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER of the YEAR 2015. Jørgen Brandt, MQEP to lead the jury as a non-voting Chairman.
 
Well.. what  are you waiting for?  
Chose your best images and sign up!. For the complete set of rules and submissions , click here
 

FEP General Assembly in photokina

FEP has a new President, Andreas Barylli, Austria and a new Board of Directors

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The  FEP celebrated its annual general meeting Friday, September 19th , in Cologne, Germany, during Photokina.
Delegates from  19 European countries attended the meeting.

Andreas Barylli, Austria is the new FEP President for the term of 2 years.

A new board of directors were elected:
President: Andreas Barylli 
Board Members:
Fernando Barrio
Jean-Félix Bernetel
Johan Brouwers  
Milos Fic
Bernd Gassner
Bryn Griffiths
Anna Kaleva-Tsagklas
Bent Nygaard Larsen 
Adriano Scognamillo  
Willem Van Der Vlies 
Neil Warner 
and Giuseppe Scozzi in the position of CEO

FEP has a new member: welcome CYPPA, Cyprus Professional Photographers Association!
Delegates also approved  FEP is to represent both  professional photographers and videographers, and a new set of qualifications for moving images will be launched accordingly.
FEP will meet again in Rome, Italy, on November 30th , 2014. It has been also scheduled a calendar of events,  including on February 28 and March 1 and 2, the FEP international Photodays in Trieste, Italy.
The FEP GA strongly invited all the national member associations to set up their national photographic teams so that to enter the second edition of the World Photographic Cup. This unique Olympic styled global photo competition open 2 weeks ago and already 20 countries are registered. Dead line for entry is October 31, while the presentation  ceremony is scheduled in Montpellier, France, April 12 , 2015.
 



FEP Photographer of the Year 2014

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Today, at the FEP Awards Ceremony, inside photokina2014, in Cologne, Germany, the winner of the FEP competition 2014 has been announced.  
 

ULI STAIGER, Germany, winner of the FEP Illustrative Golden Camera 2014, has been nominated the FEP EUROPEAN PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2014.

 
CONGRATULATIONS!!!
 
Uli Staiger, the overall winner, was chosen by our International Jury within the 7 Golden Cameras 2014 winners, who have been presented today with their certificates and trophies:
 
Yuri Afanasiev, Russia, FEP COMMERCIAL GOLDEN CAMERA 2014
 
Uli Staiger, Germany, FEP ILLUSTRATIVE GOLDEN CAMERA 2014
 
Vincenzo Tessarin, Italy, FEP LANDSCAPE GOLDEN CAMERA 2014
 
Mikhail Panin, Russia, FEP PORTRAIT GOLDEN CAMERA 2014
 
Isabel Corthier, Belgium, FEP REPORTAGE GOLDEN CAMERA 2014
 
Juan Carlos Guardia Vazquez, Spain, FEP WEDDING GOLDEN CAMERA 2014
 
Malou Reedorf, Denmark, FEP STUDENTS AND YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS GOLDEN CAMERA 2014
 
The “FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2014” has been entered by more than 400 photographers from Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherland, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Uk and Ukraine. 

 
Congratulations to all the winners. Winning images can be seen HERE.

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FEP Cover Picture of September 2014

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Congratulations to our Portuguese friend
TIAGO NEVES
His picture is the FEP Cover Picture of the Month for September
on our facebook page!

Enter next edition!

FEP Cover Picture of August 2014

Congratulations again to Minimal Photo, from Portugal!
They won the FEP Cover Picture of the Month Contest on our official page on facebook.
This is the winning picture. Follow us on facebook and enter next edition of the contest!
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Silken Photo Award

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SILKEN PHOTO AWARD 2015
Don't loose the possibility to have a permanent expostion of your pictures!
Info and registration at www.silken-photo.com
DEADLINE: October 31st!

Panorama of my country 2014

PANORAMANational Society of Photo Artists of Ukraine (NSPAU) invites you to participate in the 5th International Photosalon PANORAMA OF MY COUNTRY 2014. DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: AUGUST, 3rd!
 
This project was initiated by the National Society of Photographers of Ukraine (NSPAU) in 2010.
Each year, in addition to NSPU, the exhibition is also held under the patronage of the International photo movement «Images Without Borders» (ISF - «Image sans Frontière»).

Photographers from all around the world are invited to participate. The theme of the exhibition is open. The exhibition consists of two parts: panoramic photos and photos of the traditional format. Images should  reflect the specifics of each country - national colors, traditions, ethnic characteristics, history, landscapes, people, events, architectural monuments, flora and fauna, etc. The images do not necessarily have to be taken in the country of authors' permanent residency. 
 
All information HERE
 
Required materials and entry forms are attached below. 

ENTRY FORM


RULES AND REGULATIONS

FURTHER INFORMATION
 
 
Previous exhibitions of 2010, 2011 , 2012 and 2013 can be viewed here:
http://photospilka.com/gallery/vystavki/panorama-mo-yi-krayini-2010/
http://photospilka.com/gallery/vystavki/drugiy-mizhnarodniy-fotosalon-panorama-mo-yi-krayini-2011/
http://photospilka.com/gallery/vystavki/tretiy-mizhnarodniy-fotosalon-panorama-mo-yi-krayini-2012/
http://photospilka.com/gallery/vystavki/iv-mizhnarodniy-fotosalon-panoram-mo-yi-krayini-2013/
 
Catalogs of 2010, 2011 , 2012 and 2013 :
http://issuu.com/stranik/docs/photopanorama
http://www.calameo.com/read/0001029925e88eb8f9c29
http://ru.calameo.com/read/001250600de6bccb1256b
http://ru.calameo.com/read/0012506008fe1544a9543
 

LATEST NEWS!

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PICTURE FROM RIGA 2014, MADE BY YURIS ZALESKIS SUR 

Competitions 

FEP Competition 2014 

The FEP will announce and present the finalists and winners of the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2014 at Photokina, on September 18th.  The winners will be awarded with the European Golden, Silver and Bronze Cameras. Within the 6 Golden Cameras winners, the FEP will announce the overall winner, who will be claimed the “FEP Professional Photographer of the Year 2014”.


FEP Competition 2015 

Entries will open on October 2014.  NEW! It would be possible to enter  each of the 6 categories with an unlimited number of pictures, and the aggregate scores of the top 3 will being considered for the awards.  

World Photographic Cup 2015 

Registrations will open from September 1st 2014. FEP welcome the coming second edition of this unique competition wishing every success to all the teams of Europe!

A presentation of the WPC 2015, now supported beyond FEP and PPA (Professional Photographers of America), also by UAPP (the Union of Asian Professional Photography) and  AIPP (Australian Institute of Professional Photography)  will take place during Photokina,  on September 17th, 2014. Individual finalists and medalists, and all the WPC winning  teams will be awarded at Montpellier, France, April 14th 2015. Further information SOON on www.worldphotographiccup.org


Qualifications 

FETA Dead line for submission extended up to August 31st

EP  Registrations are open!  the fully on line FEP basic qualification is now up and running. 

QEP/MASTER QEP   Pre-registrations for the next session will open since August 1st  up to the end of October .   

Video Qualifications – NEW !  The FEP Board agreed to introduce a new set of FEP EUROPEAN QUALIFICATIONS FOR VIDEOGRAPHERS. This has been considered a way to save the business for the individuals and to attract new young membership for the associations. The project will go ahead with Neil Warner as Chairman for two years and the aim to have the first round of FEP video qualifications in Spain at the end of 2015. 


Next meetings  

2014 

17-19th September inside Photokina: WPC Presentation, FETA Award Ceremony, FEP Award ceremony and the THE e FEP General Assembly meeting will take place in Cologne, Germany, inside Photokina.  

November 29-30th, and December 1st: A  QEP session will be held in Rome, Italy, on. It will be followed by a FEP Board meeting . Meeting will be held in the central located  Studio Orizzonte, owned by Antonio Barrella, in cooperation with the IED (Istituto Europeo del Design). 

2015  

14-16th February 2015: “FEP International Photo DAYS” -  The FEP Board sponsored the realization of such event in Trieste, Italy.  The handling out of FEP awards 2015 (February 15th) and the annual FEP GA meeting (February 16th) will take place in the same venue. 

15 April 2015 : World Photographic Cup 2015 presentation,  aside the GNPP National Congress, at Montpelier, France.  Next WPC awarding ceremonies are already scheduled in 2016 in Australia and in 2017 in Japan. 

June 2015: QEP session, UK (date/venue to be confirmed) 

November 2015:  QEP session,  Toledo, Spain (date to be confirmed) 

2016 

FEP also received options to have a QEP session in Poland in June 2016, and a second session in The Netherlands, November 2016. 

 


FEP Cover Picture of July 2014

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Congratulations to Filipe Santos, EP, Portugal.

This picture, with more than 250 votes is the FEP Cover Picture of the Month, for July 2014

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