ChromaLuxe is a new Partner of FEP

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SCHELLE, BELGIUM | ChromaLuxe EMEA has recently become the newest partner of FEP. ChromaLuxe aims to grow its network in the world of Professional Photography and aspires to become a preferred solution for HD quality prints all over Europe.
    
ChromaLuxe became a partner of the Belgian Association for Professional Photographers in 2013 and attended many of their events. The Belgian association is a very active and interactive group of professionals who welcomed ChromaLuxe with enthusiasm and expertise. They have given ChromaLuxe a very valuable insight into the photographer’s artistic mind, so ChromaLuxe can even better respond to his needs.
    
Giuseppe Scozzi, CEO of the Federation of European Photographers: “The FEP is very happy to have ChromaLuxe as a partner company. It is a chance for the single photographer to increase his business and the FEP is the right forum to introduce this product to 50.000 photographers..."
    
ChromaLuxe is a new technology of transfer printing, and it is a new market for photographers. It is an HD “metal print” in fascinating quality. It opens new opportunities for the photographer to present to his customers “something new”.
    
By partnering the European Federation, ChromaLuxe intends to act as both a student and a teacher to the European Professional Photographer. On the one hand we are aware that there is a lot to be learned from a network of pan-European photographers and their cultural variances, on the other hand we aim to inspire the professional photographer to choose ChromaLuxe as their preferred print choice for commercial, social and fine art photography.
 
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About ChromaLuxe HD Prints
ChromaLuxe HD panels are one of the most exciting products to enter the photo market in recent times. They bring a new high quality level to printing on metal plates with a color range and an almost 3 dimensional luminescence that far exceeds UV direct printing and is on the same level as classic photo prints with or without acrylic top plates.
Ideal for top end gallery and exhibition printing, as well as office and home décor. 100% water resistant and with an unbelievably hard coating they are exceptionally durable. Scratch, fire and chemical resistant. Also lightweight for shipping and easy to hang.
    
About ChromaLuxe
ChromaLuxe is part of the Universal Woods group of companies. ChromaLuxe HD panels are an exciting new print substrate for gallery and exhibition archival prints. Produced using a sublimation print process, they offer exceptional color range combined with exceptional durability.Universal Woods EMEA is situated near the village of Schelle, 5km from the city of Antwerp in Belgium. It was established in 2011 to support sales of ChromaLuxe and sister products in the Europe, Middle East and Africa markets. The parent company is Universal Woods Inc. of Louisville KY in the USA which has been trading since the 1970’s. All manufacturing of ChromaLuxe product is done at the Louisville plant to very strict quality and environmental standards. The company produces the following brands – ChromaLuxe, Unisub (sublimated gift media) and ResinDek (flooring system).
 
Learn more on chromaluxe.com
 
 
 

FEP Cover Picture of December 2014

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Congratulations to Vito Finocchiaro, QEP from Italy.
His picture is the FEP Cover Picture of December 2014 for the FEP official page on facebook.
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Celebrating 15 years of Professional Qualifications

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Celebrating 15 years of Professional Qualifications, FEP spent wonderful and intense days in Rome.
Thank you to all the colleagues with whom we shared a very successful initiative, and to Rome and its fantastic scenery which has made it everything so easy in these days!
We will restart the day by day activity on Tuesday, December 9th. 
The FEP secretariat 

FETA Award 2014: Official Results

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The Federation of European Photographers, in collaboration Photographic institutes, Universities and Colleges from Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Poland and United Kingdom, celebrated the second edition of this new photographic award for young photographers.

This year, the winner of the FETA (FEP Emerging Talent Award) 2014 was MAREK ŠTIM, student at the Jan Evangelista Purkyně University, Usti, Czech Republic.


6 further students received by the jury a Merit award for other outstanding submissions (in alphabetical order):
 

Andreas Brandt, Handwerkskammer, Dortmund, Germany,

Andrea Cimino, Istituto Europeo del Design, Rome, Italy

Kathrin Heuman, Handwerkskammer, Dortmund,Germany

Federico Scarchilli, Istituto Europeo del Design, Rome, Italy

Glenn Vanderbeke, Syntra West, Brugge, Belgium

 

Sandra Vijandi, Edinburgh College, United Kingdom


The judging, chaired by Dave Matthews,UK, took place during the FEP QEP/MQEP qualifications session held in Rome, Italy.

The winner of “The FEP Emerging Talent Award” and all those who received awards will be invited to collect their prize at the FEP Awards Ceremony in Trieste, Italy, at the FEP International Photo Days on March, 1st,, 2015.

Congratulations!


QEP Judging session n.30 : Official Results

QEP SESSION IN ROME, OFFICIAL RESULTS:
We are happy to announce that at the 30th session of the FEP European Qualifications 7 new MASTER QEP and 31 new QEP (Qualified European Photographers) have been awarded.
 
Congratulations to:
Vicente Esteban Abad, MQEP, Spain (Second Master QEP title)
Sophie Bourgeix, MQEP, France
Patrizia Burra, MQEP, Italy
Emanuele Carpenzano, MQEP, Italy
Gianvito De Novellis, MQEP, Italy
Rui Fernando Oliveira Teixeira, MQEP, Portugal
Ilona Pulkstene, MQEP, Latvia

and:
Sandro Ariu, Italy, QEP Wedding
Yves-Michel Barclay, Martinique, France, QEP Portrait
Antonio Barrella, Italy, QEP Fashion
Patrik Bartuska, Czech Republic, QEP Wildlife
Angelo Belvedere, Italy, QEP Wedding
Jerónimo Heitor Coelho, Portugal, QEP Architecture, QEP Commercial, QEP Landscape
Jürgen de Witte, Belgium, QEP Portrait
Miguel Alexandre Dias Ferreira, Portugal, QEP Portrait
Dmitry Egorov, Russia, QEP Commercial
Vanessa Forget, France, QEP Portrait
Manuela Ariza García, Spain, QEP Nude
Luigi Grieco, Italy, QEP Portrait
Marko Koivuporras, Finland, QEP Portrait
Alexander Korsunov, Russia, QEP Commercial
Frans Lahaye, The Netherlands, QEP Portrait
Eugenio Li Volsi, Italy, QEP Wedding
Patrick Loertscher, Switzerland, QEP Landscape
Rui Miguel Nunes Freire, Portugal, QEP Illustrative
Filipe Manuel Pedrosa Santos, Portugal, QEP Wedding
Guido Pelgrim, The Netherlands, QEP Portrait
Manuel Riesterer, Austria, QEP Portrait
Sandro Rozas, Guadeloupe, France, QEP Advertising
Carlos Santana, Spain, QEP Portrait
Stefan Schipper, The Netherlands, QEP Portrait
Lyubomir Sergeev, Bulgaria, QEP Advertising
Maru Serra, Spain, QEP Portrait
Vincenzo Tessarin, Italy QEP Reportage
Ingrid van Heteren, The Netherlands, QEP Portrait
Philippe Uglietta, Spain, QEP Portrait.
CONGRATULATIONS!

The World Photographic Cup 2015 strikes again!

The World Photographic Cup, 2015, strikes again! 

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With 27 national teams entered from 4 continents, the World Photographic Cup, at its second edition, reached a new record number and 23% increase! 
Here is the registration list. 
North America:  Canada and USA.
Oceania: Australia and New Zealand.
Asia : India, Japan, Korea, Pakistan, Thailand 
Europe: Austria, Belgium, Czech Rep., Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Netherland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, UK, Ukraine... 
The 15 international judges will start judging on December 15th and will close on January 15th,2015. 
Finalist images (top ten in each category) will be announced and shown at Imaging USA in Nashville, USA, on Monday February 2nd, and circulated after then. Medalists will be announced at the end of February. Individual winners will be announced and the World Cup will be presented to the winning team in Montpelier, France , on April 12th .   
 
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The event is February 1-3, 2015 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. The program will include the reception of the WARREN MOTTS INTERNATIONAL SERVICE AWARD, given to the WPC committee members in recognition of their outstanding service in creating friendship and uniting professional photographers worldwide .
The event will also host a world premiere announcement of the WPC 2015 finalist images. 
 
For further info please visit www.worldphotographiccup.org




FEP Cover Picture of November 2014


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This time, the FEP Cover Picture of the Month for the month of November, came from France.
His author is Arnaud Gras.
Congratulations!
At the end of November, send us your picture for the Cover Picture Contest of December!
Learn more on our FEP official page on facebook!

FEP in Valladolid, Spain

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FEP President Andreas Barylli Fayer, CEO Giuseppe Scozzi  and Video Qualification Chairman Neil Warner visited the FEPFI qualification sessions, and checked in particular the video qualification procedures in order to start launching the new FEP awards for videographers in the year to come.
A special accolade should be reserve to the FEPFI President Fernando Barrio and the whole FEPFI establishment and staff. Wonderful organization, wonderful hospitality, wonderful location. Thanks FEPFI, lucky to be there.
 

EP 6th session - official results

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We are happy to announce that at the EP session n.6, 19 new EP Photographers have been awarded!
Our congratulations to:
Thomas Poelz, Austria
Claude Bohnert, France
Freddy Enguix, Switzerland
William Moureaux, France
Anneke Schram, Belgium
Erwin Muik, Austria
Richard Motsch, France
Laila Villebeck, Sweden
Ludivine Sacco, France
Michael Guggemos, Austria
José Angel Tabares Blet, Finland
Gabriella Soutine, Sweden
Martin Jager, Austria
Katya Rashkevich, Russia
Laurent Pareau, France
Lyubomir Sergeev, Bulgaria
Markus Alexander Schlamadinger, Austria
Terri Lindholm, Sweden
Arlindo Sousa Vieira, Portugal
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

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