FEP News

FEP NEWS FROM USA

FEP President, Neil Warner and FEP President Elect, Jørgen Brandt attended Imaging USA in New Orleans. During the conference they met with Mr. Don Dickson, PPA President, and the PPA Board members to discuss a new global photo competition and many other topics.

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1.FEP President Neil Warner photographed at the PPA conference in New Orleans with PPA CEO David Trust (left) and Jørgen Brandt, FEP President Elect (right). 2.PPA President Don Dickson welcomes FEP President Neil Warner to Imaging USA ; also in picture Louis Tonsmeire, PPA Chairman (left) and Jørgen Brandt, FEP President Elect (right).

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3. PPA celebrated it's degree ceremony at Imaging USA , by welcoming it's European guests to the stage. 4. FEP images display at USA.

FEP AT THE UEAPME GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Jean-Félix Bernetel, FEP Board Member and FEP representative at the UEAPME GA, met in Brussels with Mr. Andrea Benassi, UEAPME General Secretary. Thanks to this meeting, FEP obtained an appointment with a European Commissioner to speak about two important issues, ID pictures and digital data rights.

FEP COMPETITIONS

The FEP European Fine Art Photograph of the Year Award 2011 closed on January, 8th, 2012 and is currently being judged from 6 experts of photography:

Barbara Ceferin, Gallerist, Slovenia
Dominique Charlet,
Curator of “Les Indépendances photo festival”, France
Raphael Chikukwa,
Curator of National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
Mauro Fabbri,
Journalist and Publisher, ItalyOriol Jolonch, FEP European Professional Photographer of the year 2011, Spain
Roy Meiklejon
, Towegate/Camerasure, UK
Vincent O'Byrne,
MQEP, Ireland
Chairman of the competition: Martin Vrabko, MQEP, Slovakia.

The awards ceremony  will be held in September, during Photokina 2012 in Cologne, Germany, where the winner will be announced.

FEP QEP AND MQEP QUALIFICATION SESSIONS

Next QEP and Master QEP sessions will be held in Brussels, Belgium, June 9-10, 2012. Deadline for registrations is April, 30th .