FEP European Photo Book of the Year Award 2015

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1 – This is the third edition of the FEP European Photo Book of the Year Award 
which is divided into the following categories:

A) Reportage
B) Portrait
C) Landscape
D) Nature photography
E) Nudes
F) Monographs
G) Commercial ( applications for iPad, calendars, CD-Rom...)
H) Self-published books that were not produced by a publisher.
2 – The aim of this European prize is to promote the photographic book and photography and to acknowledge the outstanding work of professionals in the field.
3 – All published books can be entered for the competition, with the exception of books produced by members of the jury or connected to them in any way.
4 – Each book can be entered for the competition either by its author or publisher, who must complete and sign the special entry form (available at www.europeanphotographers.eu).
5 – A single copy of each book must be sent by no later than 14 March 2015 to the secretary Book of the Year Award 2015 at the following address:
FEP European Photo Book of the Year Award 2015
c/o   Adriano Scognamillo 
via Bontempi,  2/a 
06122  Perugia (Italy)
Please write the following two phrases on the outside of the parcel:
Volume in visione-partecipazione a concorso FEP (Federation of European Photographers).
Inspection copy of book NOT FOR SALE.

6 – The entry fee for each book is 40,00 euros (60,00 € - for not EU countries) to be sent via bank transfer to:
Account: 734-0103274-75 - KBC Bank Brussel Schuman, Robert Schumanplein 4, B-1040 Brussel
IBAN BE 05 734 0103 274 75 -  BIC KREDBEBB
7 – Books entered for the competition will not be returned but will be donated to the libraries of the universities and colleges whose students win the FETA Award. In the case of books of high value, a request can be made for the books to be returned, but postage costs must be paid by the person making the request.
8 – The jury will consist of 5 experts nominated by FEP and the jury’s decisions will be final. The Jury has the right to move books to a different category or to create a new one should a book deserve it because of its artistic merit.
9 - One winner will be chosen for each category and the winner will receive a diploma and a ceramic plate. One book from all the entries will be chosen as FEP Best Photographic Book 2015 and will receive the EUROPEAN BOOK PRIZE.
10 - The prize will be given to the person who entered the book for the competition. 
11- The organizers reserve the right to promote the event in the media by reproducing images or text from the books entered for the prize.
12 – The prize-giving ceremony will take place on April 2015 during The GNPP Congress, in Montpellier, France
13 - Only the authors/publishers of the books that win prizes will be contacted directly by email or telephone, and it is hoped that they will be able to come and receive the prizes in person.
14 – Results will be published in the media as well as on the site www.europeanphotographers.eu from the day following the prize-giving.
15 – Authors and/or publishers must authorize the organizers to use the personal information provided on the entry form in compliance with law no. 675/96 and to publish images from the winning books with the sole aim of promoting the Prize. 

DOWNLOAD THE ENTRY FORM

DATES 
14 March 2015   - Final date for submitting entries
28 March 2015       -  Meeting of the Jury  
14 April 2015   -  Prize-giving ceremony

COORDINATOR 
Adriano Scognamillo 
Mb +39 349-5037663    
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via Bontempi, 2a
06122 Perugia (Italy)


 

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10 DAYS LEF TO THE FEP INTERNATIONAL PHOTO DAYS - REGISTER NOW!!!
After Valencia, Lyon and Gmunden, this year the FEP invites you in Trieste. 


The program will include:
 
FEBRUARY 28 - Saturday, a program of 6 lectures, organized by the local association Photography Masters, with renown international speakers: PETER KEMP, SACHA GOLDBERGER,  JEANNETTE OERLEMANS,  ANA DIAS, LIESA COLE and BARBARA MARIN. A photographic contest is linked to the conference and open only to the participants. 
 
MARCH 1 - Sunday, the FEP INTERNATIONAL PHOTO DAY, which includes 4 lectures made by 4 MASTER QEPS: ANDY HENS, MQEP Germany, ANDRE BOTO, MQEP, Portugal, ALEANDRO BATTISTINI, MQEP, Italy and JANO STOVKA, MQEP, Slovakia.
Download the PROGRAM!
After the 4 speakers,  the FEP will celebrate its FEP AWARDS CEREMONY. QEP and MQEP 2013 and 2014: all photographers who received their qualification during 2013 and 2014 will be invited to come on the stage to withdraw their certificate; FETA Award 2014: the winner of this contest and the students who got a merit certificate will be called on the stage to be presented with their awards. FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2015: winners of the competition will be presented with their Bronze, Silver and Golden Cameras trophies. The Overall Winner will be also announced and presented as the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year 2015! 
At the end of the day, there will be the GROUP PHOTO and the GALA DINNER.
 
MARCH 2 - Monday, 10am-1pm , the FEP will held the annual General Assembly meeting in the Trieste Town Hall.
 
Important to know: 
The event will take place in the wonderful Verdi Opera Theater 
The program will be in English with simultaneous translation in Italian
Registrations  are open here with SPECIAL FEES FOR FEP MEMBERS!!!! 
Logistics and more information HERE!
We wait you all there!

MERIT, DISTINCTION AND EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2015

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WE are now happy to announce the names of the photographers who got 1 or more awards for their single images submitted to the competition.
We remind you that, by the rules:
An image achieving a score between 70/100 and 79/100 will be presented with a Merit Award Certificate. Those obtaining a score between 80/100 and 89/100 will be presented with a Distinction Award Certificate. Finally, those obtaining a score of at least 90/100 will be presented with an Excellence Award Certificate by the FEP.”
Please find below THE AWARDS (in alphabetical order in each level) obtained. The awarded pictures will be shown on website after the FEP Awards Ceremony.
ATTENTION: THE LIST BELOW DOES NOT INCLUDE THE AWARDS OBTAINED BY THE WINNERS (THE TOP 3 PHOTOGRAPHERS PER CATEGORY) because they WILL BE REVEALED AFTER THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE GOLDEN, SILVER AND BRONZE CAMERAS.  

COMMERCIAL

EXCELLENCE

Xanti Rodriguez, Spain

DISTINCTION

Enda Cavanagh, Ireland

Maurizio Marcato, Italy

Jano Štovka, Slovakia

MERIT

Jon Klasbu,  Norway

Yeray Menéndez, Spain (2 merit awards)

Xanti Rodriguez, Spain

Andreas Tröster, Austria

 

ILLUSTRATIVE

EXCELLENCE

Andrey Kezzyn, Russia

DISTINCTION

Michael Schnabl, Austria (2 distinction awards)

MERIT

Ronny Behnert, Germany

Andre Boto, Portugal (2 merit awards)

Martina Herz, Austria

Antti Heikki Petteri Karppinen, Finland 

Onni Wiljami Kinnunen, Finland

Katya Rashkevich, Russia 

Alessandro Risuleo, Italy

Vincenzo Tessarin, Italy

 

LANDSCAPE

EXCELLENCE

Andrzej Bochenski, Poland

DISTINCTION

Hennie Marks, The Netherlands 

Eloy Muñoz Reyes, Spain 

Svetlana Petrova, Russia

Kurt Vansteelant, Belgium

MERIT

Paweł Krok, Poland

Michael McLaughlin, Ireland 

Franz G. Messenbäck, Austria

Francesco Paoli, Italy

Aleksey Stemmer,  Latvia

 

PORTRAIT

EXCELLENCE

John Andre Aasen, Norway

DISTINCTION

Gianluca De Bartolo, Italy

Gert Hognert, Sweden

Igor Sakharov, Latvia

Laura Zanoni, Italy

MERIT

Valeria Cassina,  Spain

Brigitte Corn, Austria

Gianluca De Bartolo, Italy 

Cecilie Hatløy, Norway

Antti Heikki Petteri Karppinen, Finland

Xanti Rodriguez,  Spain 

Lev Alekseevich Savitskiy, Ukraine

Emmi Virtanen, Finland

Martin Vrabko, Slovakia

 

REPORTAGE

EXCELLENCE

Markus Gmeiner, Austria 

Emily Van Den Broucke, Belgium

DISTINCTION

Nicos Avraamides, Cyprus

Gianluca De Bartolo,  Italy

Miguel Dias Ferreira, Portugal

Stefano Gerardi, Italy

Vesa Tyni, Finland

MERIT

Brigitte Corn, Austria

Bram Declercq, Belgium

Pierre Delaunay, France (2 merit awards)

Markus Gmeiner,  Austria

Philippe Le Jeune, France

Mzia Lekveishvili, Georgia

Vincenzo Tessarin, Italy

 

WEDDING

EXCELLENCE

Dayle Ann Clavin, Austria

DISTINCTION

Eric Berger, Austria

Claudia Cala, Italy 

Pino Coduti, Italy 

Eloy Muñoz Reyes, Spain 

Claudio Tadiotto, Italy

MERIT

Nicos Avraamides,  Cyprus 

Angelo Belvedere, Italy (2 merit awards)

Pino Coduti, Italy

Pavol Delej, Slovakia 

Miguel Dias Ferreira, Portugal 

 

STUDENTS AND YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS

DISTINCTION

Andreas Brandt,  Germany

Dawid Galinski, Poland

Anna Gutschi, Austria

Salvador Ruiz Delgado, Spain

MERIT

Andreas Brandt, Germany 

Tom Flynn, United Kingdom 

Dawid Galinski, Poland

Anna Gutschi, Austria

Antonio Pérez Rojo, Spain 

Andreas Van Esbroeck, Belgium

 

INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS

EXCELLENCE

Jericho Soh Chee Loon,  Singapore


FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2015: OFFICIAL RESULTS

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FEP EUROPEAN PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2015 - OFFICIAL RESULTS

We are now happy to announce the "TOP 3", the names of the photographers who got the Bronze, Silver and Golden Cameras 2015 at the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2015!

They are in ALPHABETICAL ORDER per category. In 3 categories we have a draw!  
The real rank will be announced in Trieste at the FEP International Photo Days.

Congratulations to:

COMMERCIAL
Iaroslav Danylchenko, Ukraine
Günther Egger, Austria
Onni Wiljami Kinnunen, Finland
Gerry O'Leary, Ireland
 
ILLUSTRATIVE
Diogo Freitas, Portugal
Diamantino Jesus, Portugal
Vesa Tyni, Finland
 
LANDSCAPE
Jose Luis Guardia Vazquez, Spain 
Simon Hausberger, Austria
Tom D. Jones, Belgium
Alexandre Manuel, Portugal
 
PORTRAIT
Onni Wiljami Kinnunen, Finland
Evgeni Kolesnik, Ukraine
Kurt Vansteelant, Belgium
 
REPORTAGE
Johan Brouwers, Belgium 
Yeray Menéndez, Spain 
Kurt Vansteelant, Belgium
Jos Verhoogen, Belgium
 
WEDDING
Andrey Balabasov, Germany
Carlos Felipe Ortiz, Spain 
Jose Luis Guardia Peinado, Spain 
 
STUDENTS AND YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS 
Markus Aspegren, Finland
Frida Bringslimark, Norway
Roman Slavik, Czech Republic
 
INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS
Stuart Chape, Samoa
Peter Lik, USA
Lucas Ting, Malaysia
 
They will be awarded with their Bronze, Silver and Golden Cameras trophies at the FEP Awards Ceremony on March 1st, 2015 in Trieste, Italy, during the FEP International Photo Days, where also the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year 2015 will be announced!

Discover all entries HERE! 


- 3 WEEKS TO TRIESTE! REGISTER NOW!

teatro verdi- 3 WEEKS TO THE FEP INTERNATIONAL PHOTO DAYS
After Valencia, Lyon and Gmunden, this year the FEP invites you in Trieste. Register now!


The program will include:
 
FEBRUARY 28 - Saturday, a program of 6 lectures, organized by the local association Photography Masters, with renown international speakers: PETER KEMP, SACHA GOLDBERGER,  JEANNETTE OERLEMANS,  ANA DIAS, LIESA COLE and BARBARA MARIN. A photographic contest is linked to the conference and open only to the participants. 
 
MARCH 1 - Sunday, the FEP INTERNATIONAL PHOTO DAY, which includes 4 lectures made by 4 MASTER QEPS: ANDY HENS, MQEP Germany, ANDRE BOTO, MQEP, Portugal, ALEANDRO BATTISTINI, MQEP, Italy and JANO STOVKA, MQEP, Slovakia.
Download the PROGRAM!
After the 4 speakers,  the FEP will celebrate its FEP AWARDS CEREMONY. QEP and MQEP 2013 and 2014: all photographers who received their qualification during 2013 and 2014 will be invited to come on the stage to withdraw their certificate; FETA Award 2014: the winner of this contest and the students who got a merit certificate will be called on the stage to be presented with their awards. FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2015: winners of the competition will be presented with their Bronze, Silver and Golden Cameras trophies. The Overall Winner will be also announced and presented as the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year 2015! 
At the end of the day, there will be the GROUP PHOTO and the GALA DINNER.
 
MARCH 2 - Monday, 10am-1pm , the FEP will held the annual General Assembly meeting in the Trieste Town Hall.
 
Important to know: 
The event will take place in the wonderful Verdi Opera Theater 
The program will be in English with simultaneous translation in Italian
Registrations  are open here with SPECIAL FEES FOR FEP MEMBERS!!!! 
Logistics and more information HERE!
We wait you all there!

FEP Cover Picture of February 2015

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Congratulations to Dawid Galinski, from Poland. His beautiful "winter" picture will be the FEP Cover picture on the FEP page on facebook for the month of February! Which will be the next one?  https://www.facebook.com/pages/FEP-Federation-of-European-Photographers/196609550358729



FEP COMPETITION 2015: OFFICIAL RESULTS

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FEP EUROPEAN PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2015 - OFFICIAL RESULTS

We are happy to inform you that the FEP European Professional Photographers of the Year Awards has been a great success this year too, also thanks to the new rules (the possibility to enter more than 3 pictures per category has been a success!) and thanks to the facilities of the new entry system we implemented on the FEP website!

Discover all entries HERE! 
We are now ready to announce the FINALISTS: the TOP TEN entries per category, IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER.
You can find the list below.
Amongst the top 10, there are the Golden, Silver and Bronze Cameras 2015, and, of course, the FEP European Professional Photographer 2015! 
The photographers who will receive Merit, Distinction and Excellence Awards Certificates, (awards for single images) will be announced next week.
All finalists and winners are invited to attend the FEP Awards Ceremony in Trieste, Italy, on March 1st, during the FEP International Photo Day to be presented with their certificates. And you are all invited to register to the next FEP event in Trieste, Italy, (click HERE!)

FEP EUROPEAN PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2015
TOP 10 PHOTOGRAPHERS IN ALPHABETIC ORDER PER CATEGORY

CONGRATULATIONS TO:

COMMERCIAL
Enda Cavanagh,  Ireland 
Iaroslav Danylchenko, Ukraine 
Guenther Egger, Austria
Onni Wiljami Kinnunen,  Finland 
Jon Klasbu, Norway 
Maurizio Marcato, Italy
Yeray Menéndez, Spain
Gerry O'Leary, Ireland
Xanti Rodriguez, Spain
Jano Štovka, Slovakia
 
ILLUSTRATION/DIGITAL ART/FINE ART
Ronny Behnert,  Germany 
Andre Boto,  Portugal
Diogo Freitas, Portugal 
Diamantino Jesus, Portugal
Andrey Kezzyn,  Russia
Onni Wiljami Kinnunen,  Finland 
Katya Rashkevich,  Russia
Michael Schnabl, Austria
Petra Tiihonen,  Finland
Vesa Tyni,  Finland
 
LANDSCAPE/WILDLIFE
Jose Luis Guardia Vazquez, Spain 
Simon Hausberger,  Austria 
Tom D. Jones,  Belgium
Alexandre Manuel,  Portugal
Michael McLaughlin, Ireland
Franz G. Messenbäck, Austria
Torsten Muehlbacher, Austria
Eloy Muñoz Reyes,  Spain
Svetlana Petrova, Russia
Francesco Paoli, Italy
 
PORTRAIT
John Andre Aasen, Norway 
Valeria Cassina,  Spain
Gianluca De Bartolo, Italy
Antti Heikki Petteri Karppinen, Finland
Onni Wiljami Kinnunen,  Finland
Evgeni Kolesnik,  Ukraine
Guido Pelgrim, the Netherlands
Vladimir Schukin, Russia
Kurt Vansteelant, Belgium
Laura Zanoni, Italy
 
REPORTAGE/PHOTOJOURNALISM
Johan Brouwers, Belgium 
Gianluca De Bartolo,  Italy
Stefano Gerardi,  Italy
Markus Gmeiner, Austria 
Yeray Menéndez, Spain
Vincenzo Tessarin,  Italy
Vesa Tyni, Finland
Emily Van Den Broucke, Belgium 
Kurt Vansteelant, Belgium
Jos Verhoogen, Belgium
 
WEDDING
Nicos Avraamides, Cyprus
Andrey Balabasov, Germany
Angelo Belvedere, Italy
Claudia Cala, Italy 
Pino Coduti, Italy
Jose Luis Guardia Peinado,  Spain  
Jose Luis Guardia Vazquez, Spain 
Juan Carlos Guardia Vazquez,  Spain
Carlos Felipe Ortiz, Spain
Filipe Santos, Portugal
 
SPECIAL SECTIONS
STUDENTS AND YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS
Markus Aspegren, Finland
Andreas Brandt,  Germany
Frida Bringslimark, Norway 
Tom Flynn, United Kingdom 
Dawid Galinski, Poland
Anna Gutschi, Austria
Pérez Rojo, Spain
Salvador Ruiz Delgado,  Spain 
Roman Slavik, Czech Republic 
Andreas Van Esbroeck, Belgium
 
INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS
Marcos Barcia, Brazil
Stuart Chape,  Samoa 
Peter Lik, United States
Marcelo David Sandoval, Paraguay
Jericho Soh Chee Loon,  Singapore
Lucas Ting, Malaysia
 
 

EP 7th session - official results

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We are happy to announce that at the EP session n.7, 8 new EP Photographers have been awarded!

Our congratulations go to:
Sylvie Lezier, EP, France
José Manuel Ortega Romero, EP, Spain
Thomas Seiter, EP, Austria
Irakli Shavgulidze, EP, Georgia
Lisa Tichané, EP, France
Helene Valbonetti, EP, France
Carlos André Viana, EP, Portugal
Anssi Viljakainen, EP, Finland

WPC 2015: News from Netherlands

WPC 2015…Netherlands take maximum benefit from entering the competition. 

 
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The Dutch leading photography magazine Pf (Professional Photography) hosted a publication on the WPC. Under the heading “Netherlands participation in the Olympic Games for Photographers”, all entered photographs are shown in an interview-style article. Willem van der Vlies, FEP Board Member, said that he is very happy with the result, photographers and the association will certainly benefit from this exposure.
 
Link to the publication (in Dutch language!) HERE 
Photos are clickable and revolve. 


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