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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!

riga 2014

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

FBLUGLIO


Congratulations to Filipe Santos, EP, Portugal.

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

Follow us on Facebook and dicover all the FEP cover pictures of the month!


WINNERS of the FEP Competition 2014

COMP 2 

... and the winners 2014 are ...

The “FEP 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, Ukraine in the 6 catagories and one special section.

"It is always an honor to see and enjoy the work of the best of the best", says Chairman of the Judges and FEP President Jorgen Brandt, Master QEP, "The creative mind of the winners is stunning, the effort amazing - and at this very high level the difference is in the details…… Congratulations to the GOLDEN CAMERA winners and those being so very close, the SILVER CAMERA and BRONZE CAMERA winners.  Thank you for sharing your works. You are an inspiration to us all"

The Over All Winner - The FEP Photographer of the Year 2014 - will be announced at the Award Ceremony in Photokina on September 18th 2014.

You may see the winning pictures's gallery HERE! 

Congratulations to:

COMMERCIAL

Yuri Afanasiev, Russia, FEP COMMERCIAL GOLDEN CAMERA 2014

Marian Benes, Czech republic, FEP COMMERCIAL SILVER CAMERA 2014

Leonid Petrov, Russia, FEP COMMERCIAL BRONZE CAMERA 2014

ILLUSTRATION/DIGITAL/FINE ART

Uli Staiger, Germany, FEP ILLUSTRATIVE GOLDEN CAMERA 2014

Christine Simpson, Ireland, FEP ILLUSTRATIVE SILVER CAMERA 2014

Vesa Tyni, Finland, FEP ILLUSTRATIVE BRONZE CAMERA 2014

LANDSCAPE

Vincenzo Tessarin, Italy, FEP LANDSCAPE GOLDEN CAMERA 2014

Vaclav Sojka, Czech Republic, FEP LANDSCAPE SILVER CAMERA 2014

Pavol Delej, Slovakia, FEP LANDSCAPE BRONZE CAMERA 2014

PORTRAIT

Mikhail Panin, Russia, FEP PORTRAIT GOLDEN CAMERA 2014

Evgeny Kolesnik, Ukraine, FEP PORTRAIT SILVER CAMERA 2014

Alvaro Jose Ruiz Nogues, FEP PORTRAIT BRONZE CAMERA 2014

REPORTAGE

Isabel Corthier, Belgium, FEP REPORTAGE GOLDEN CAMERA 2014

Francis Gameiro, France, FEP REPORTAGE SILVER CAMERA 2014

Pavol Delej, Slovakia, FEP REPORTAGE BRONZE CAMERA 2014

WEDDING

Juan Carlos Guardia Vazquez, Spain, FEP WEDDING GOLDEN CAMERA 2014

Helder Couto, Portugal, FEP WEDDING SILVER CAMERA 2014

Tomás Avis, Spain, FEP WEDDING BRONZE CAMERA2014

STUDENTS AND YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS

Malou Reedorf, Denmark, FEP STUDENTS AND YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS GOLDEN CAMERA 2014

Marius Vieth, Germany, FEP STUDENTS AND YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS SILVER CAMERA 2014

Jan Skop, Czech Republic, FEP STUDENTS AND YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS BRONZE CAMERA 2014

All the winners are invited to come to the FEP Awards Ceremony which will take place on September, 18th, 2014 in Photokina, Cologne, Germany, at 17.00. They will be presented in front of an international audience. (More details will be communicated by email).

"It has been a close race, and the finalists and winners are the very best in a very hard competition with a lot of high scorers running up. The photographers are of course the center of a competition, but without the hard, qualified, joyful and voluntary work of the judges, there would not be any prestigious competition. So FEP would like to thank all the Judges for showing their love for Photography and its trade" says Chairman of the Judges and FEP President Jorgen Brandt, MQEP.

We had 2 separate juries, which are:

 Portrait 

Reportage 

Wedding 

Students and Young Photographers

•       Toni Sousa, Spain

•       Ulrich Schulte, Sweden

•       Daniel Kaifer, Chech Repl.

•       Kenneth Plough,  Denmark

•       Bernard Audry, France

•       Andrey Balabasov, Germany

•       Filip Santens, Belgium

Commercial 

Illustration, digital art, fine art 

Landscape 

•   Bryn Griffits,  UK

•   Aleandro Battistini, Italy

•   Donal Murphy, Ireland

•   Jacques Bakker, Netherlands

•   Ramon Sammut, Malta

•   Marek Czarnecki, Poland

•   Franz G. Messenbäck, Austria

Finally we inform you that after re-examining the scores we found that some photographers where so close to the finalists that, in a few cases, we have extended the list of finalists beyond 10. You will find the list  HERE 

For further information and images for press use - please contact FEP Press Officer Jørgen Brandt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Extremaalbum: campaign for Fifa World Cup 2014

We are happy to inform the FEP members about a discount campaign launched by our “FRIEND OF FEP” Extrema Album Photoever on the occasion of the FIFA World Cup 2014:

"Do not miss the World Cup final.
At Extrema album Photoever, we deliver digital albums, canvas prints, akrylic, Wall Art etc. for professional photographers.
After each evening, we create a code (eg MUNDIAL1-2)
The code is valid until 2.00 pm.
The day after enter it in your order and you can get up to 35% discount.
Our site is in English and you signing up in top right corner!
Learn more about the campaign on our site and what a match that is current every day to write correct code.
Good luck! 

Izabela & Magnus
Extrema album Photoever"


EP 5th session - official results

EP


We are happy to announce that at the 5th session of the EP Qualification (April - May 2014) 15 EP - European Photographers have been awarded:

 

Rastislav Blasko, EP, Slovakia
Dayle Ann Clavin, EP, Austria
Diego Coello Calvo, EP, Spain
Luc Collet, EP, Belgium
Isabel Liselotte Corthier, EP, Belgium
Dani De Pablos, EP, Spain
Johnny García Castañares, EP, Spain
Jose Antonio Gonzalez Salazar, EP, Spain
Thomas Grasböck, EP, Austria
Iida Liimatainen, EP, Finland
Mikaela Maria Löfroth, EP, Finland
Baltasar López Cuadra, EP, Spain
Mikko Juhani Pltkänen, EP, Finland
Harald Voglhuber, EP, Austria
Wenjie Wu, EP, Finland

CONGRATULATIONS!
The 6th EP session is open for entries, deadline August, 31st.
Click HERE to apply now !


FEP COMPETITION 2014: Awards for single images

COMP 2


We are happy to announce the names of the photographers who got at least 1 award at the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2014.
We remind you that in this competition, we award the photographers for their set of 3 pictures (Golden, Silver and Bronze Cameras), but we also award the best single images with “Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards”. The awarded pictures will be published online after the announcement of the winners.

 

COMMERCIAL AWARDS (PRIZES FOR SINGLE IMAGES)
GOLD
Yuri Afanasiev, Russia
Enda Cavanagh, Ireland
Maurizio Marcato, Italy
Leonid Petrov, Russia
Jano Stovka, Slovakia
SILVER
Marian Beneš, Czech Republic, 2 silver awards
Jose Luis Guardia Peinado, Spain
Michael Liebert, Austria
Leonid Petrov, Russia
BRONZE
Yuri Afanasiev, Russia, 2 bronze awards
Eric Bernatets, France
Gerry O'Leary, Ireland
Xanti Rodriguez, Spain, 2 bronze awards

COMMERCIAL GOLD AWARDS 

COMMERCIAL SILVER AWARDS

COMMERCIAL BRONZE AWARDS

ILLUSTRATIVE/FINE ART/DIGITAL ART AWARDS (PRIZES FOR SINGLE IMAGES)
GOLD
Vicente Esteban, Spain
Lev Savitskiy, Ukraine
Uli Staiger, Germany, 2 gold awards
SILVER
Yuri Afanasiev, Russia
Alvaro Jose Ruiz Nogues, Spain, 2 silver awards
Mark Russell-Hill, Ireland
Michael Schnabl, Austria, 2 silver awards
Christine Simpson, Ireland, 3 silver awards
Uli Staiger, Germany
Vesa Tyni, Finland
Karel Waignein, Belgium
BRONZE
Andrzej Bochenski, Poland
Andreas Bübl, Austria
Dmitry Egorov, Russia
Kelvin Gillmor, Ireland
Xanti Rodriguez, Spain
Darko Todorovic, Austria
Vesa Tyni, Finland

ILLUSTRATIVE GOLD AWARDS

ILLUSTRATIVE SILVER AWARDS

ILLUSTRATIVE BRONZE AWARDS

LANDSCAPE AWARDS (PRIZES FOR SINGLE IMAGES)
GOLD
Kelvin Gillmor, Ireland
Vincenzo Tessarin, Italy
SILVER
Vlado Baca, Slovakia
Luisa Viladoms Bargallo, Spain
Pavol Delej, Slovakia
Peter Gordon, Ireland
Lev Savitskiy, Ukraine
Vaclav Sojka, Czech Republic, 2 silver awards
Vincenzo Tessarin, Italy
BRONZE
Pavol Delej, Slovakia
Tom D. Jones, Belgium
Carl Lapeirre, Belgium, 2 bronze awards
Panagiotis Laskarakis, Greece
Gerry O'Leary, Ireland
Vladimir Petrov, Russia
Michael Schnabl, Austria, 2 bronze awards
Vaclav Sojka, Czech Republic
Vincenzo Tessarin, Italy

LANDSCAPE GOLD AWARDS

LANDSCAPE SILVER AWARDS

LANDSCAPE BRONZE AWARDS

PORTRAIT AWARDS (PRIZES FOR SINGLE IMAGES)
GOLD
Evgeny Kolesnik, Ukraine
SILVER
Mikhail Panin, Russia, 2 silver awards
Alvaro Jose Ruiz Nogues, Spain
Lev Savitskiy, Ukraine
Jano Stovka, Slovakia
BRONZE
Eric Bernatets, France
Dermot Byrne, Ireland
Valeria Cassina, Spain
Padraic Deasy, Ireland
Mathias Kniepeiss, Austria
Lluis Oliver, Spain
Mikhail Panin, Russia

PORTRAIT GOLD AWARDS

PORTRAIT SILVER AWARDS

PORTRAIT BRONZE AWARDS

REPORTAGE AWARDS (PRIZES FOR SINGLE IMAGES)
GOLD
Isabel Corthier, Belgium
SILVER
Isabel Corthier, Belgium, 2 silver awards
BRONZE
Ingo Albrecht, Switzerland
Fabian De Backer, Belgium
Pavol Delej, Slovakia
Francis Gameiro, France
Antonio Gibotta, Italy

REPORTAGE GOLD AWARDS

REPORTAGE SILVER AWARDS

REPORTAGE BRONZE AWARDS

WEDDING AWARDS (PRIZES FOR SINGLE IMAGES)
GOLD
Tomás Avis, Spain
Helder Couto, Portugal
Juan Carlos Guardia Vazquez, Spain
Philippe Swiggers, Belgium
SILVER
Helder Couto, Portugal
Stefano Gerardi, Italy
Clemente Jimenez Santander, Spain
Carlos Felipe Ortiz Morel, Spain
Filipe Santos, Portugal
Michael With, Denmark
BRONZE
Angel Blanco, Spain
Salvatore Dimino, Italy, 2 bronze awards
Rino Cordella, Italy
Peter Gordon, Ireland
Jose Luis Guardia Vazquez, Spain
Juan Carlos Guardia Vazquez, Spain, 2 bronze awards
Maria Jose Mendez Ubeda, Spain
Bruno Sergio, Italy

WEDDING GOLD AWARDS

WEDDING SILVER AWARDS

WEDDING BRONZE AWARDS

STUDENTS AWARDS (PRIZES FOR SINGLE IMAGES)
GOLD
Malou Reedorf, Denmark, 3 gold awards
Marius Vieth, Germany
SILVER
Jan Skop, Czech Republic
Marius Vieth, Germany
BRONZE
Dawid Galinski, Poland
Jan Skop, Czech Republic

STUDENTS GOLD AWARDS

STUDENTS SILVER AWARDS

STUDENTS BRONZE AWARDS

All those photographers are invited to come to the FEP Awards Ceremony which will take place on September, 18th, 2014 in Photokina, Cologne, Germany, at 17.00. They will be presented with their certificates in front of an international audience. (More details will be communicated by email). Only the best of them, will also be presented with their Golden, Silver and Bronze Cameras! Follow us on our website and on facebook and wait for the final results: Golden, Silver and Bronze Cameras for each category will be announced by the end of June!

 

 


29th QEP session, official results

QEP SESSION IN RIGA, OFFICIAL RESULTS:
At the 29th session of the FEP European Qualifications 1 new MASTER QEPand 26 new QEP (Qualified European Photographers) have been awarded.
Congratulations to:

Miguel Rolo, Portugal, MASTER QEP

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And to:

Andrey Balabasov, Germany, QEP PORTRAIT
Patrizia Burra, Italy, QEP PORTRAIT
Andrea Ciapetti, Italy, QEP INDUSTRIAL
Iaroslav Danylchenko, Ukraine, QEP ADVERTISING
Nick De Clercq, Belgium, QEP ARCHITECTURE
Manuel González Mairena, Spain, QEP PORTRAIT
Frédéric Gras, France, QEP PORTRAIT
Andrey Guryanov, Russia, QEP ADVERTISING
Holger Hahn, Germany, QEP FOOD
Eugenio Hernandez Guadilla, Spain, QEP PORTRAIT
Krister Löfroth, Finland, QEP ILLLUSTRATIVE
Antti Karppinen, Finland, QEP COMMERCIAL
Nina Kiseleva, Russia, QEP INTERIORS
Olga Klishchevskaya, Russia, QEP PORTRAIT
Martin Krystynek, Slovakia, QEP NUDE
Yeray Menéndez, Spain, QEP SPORTS REPORTAGE
Tony Nielsen, Denmark, QEP LIFESTYLE
Ilona Pulkstene, Latvia, QEP PORTRAIT/NUDE
Malou Reedorf, Denmark, QEP PORTRAIT
Massimo Simula, Italy, QEP WEDDING
Martin Steinkellner, Austria, QEP ARCHITECTURE
Aleksey Stemmer, Latvia, QEP LANDSCAPE
Vesa Tyni, Finland, QEP CORPORATE PORTRAIT
Oleg Vaydner, Russia, QEP ADVERTISING
Pierre Volpe, Belgium, QEP NUDE
Matthias Weissengruber, Austria, QEP FASHION


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