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FEP Book Prize 2017

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Fourth "FEP European Photo Book of the Year Awards" 2017

The FEP European Photo Book of the year Awards 2017 is open.
Deadline for submit entries: March 18, 2017.
There are 9 categories: Reportage, Portrait, Landscape, Nature Photography, Nudes, Monographs, Commercial (including Wedding albums, Calendars, etc), Self-published books.
There will be a winner per each category and an overall winner who will receive the FEP Book Prize 2017. 

The International Jury will meet on March 25, 2017 and the winners will be announced at the FEP Awards Ceremony which will be held in Catania, Italy, on Sunday, April, 2nd, 2017.
Results will be published after the event.

For more information and to enter the contest, download:

Waiting for your books!

Picture by Adriano Scognamillo, QEP, Chairman of this competition.

WPC 2017: Discover the finalists!

WPC logo vertical 469pxThe World Photographic Cup governing committee and its proud sponsors ChromaLuxe, KoyLab, Comet, Hokushin and PhotoCreate are looking forward to show you the amazing top 10 images on each and all of the 6 categories at Imaging USA (San Antonio, Texas, USA, 5-10 January 2017)!
The ceremony will be held on Mon January 9th, just after the PPA Grand Imaging Awards, starting at 6:30pm local time (0:30am UTC, 1:30am CET etc.).
The WPC Top 10 announcement will be broadcast live on Facebook, on the Professional Photographers of America Facebook page!
Here’s how everyone can view the ceremony:
1.Go to Facebook and type in Professional Photographers of America in the search line.
2.Click on the Professional Photographers of America Facebook page.
3.The link for the live feed will appear by about 6:20 pm local time (-6 UTC, USA Central Time). The actual ceremony will start at 6:30 pm and it should take about 40 minutes.The World Photographic Cup Top 10 will begin right after. 
After the Top 10 Announcement, the broadcast will be put up on the WPC Facebook page for anyone to watch after the ceremony…
Please enjoy the show, and discover which are the national teams with at least a finalist image!  
The actual individual winners and the Cup winning Team of WPC 2017, 4th edition, will be presented in Yokohama, Japan, on February 23, 2017! The event will be realized in cooperation with the PPJ, Professional Photographers of Japan association.
All international delegates willing to attend this event can register HERE

FEP COMPETITION, deadline extended to January 8th, 2017



Due to the high number of last-minute registrations, which slowed the entry procedures, and the end of year holidays, the closing date of the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2017 competition is extended to Sunday, January 8th.

The judging phase will start immediately after that.  

The winners announcement will be held in Catania, Italy, on April 2nd, 2017.

Click HERE to read the rules and enter the competition 

FEP Cover Picture of the Year 2016

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We congratulate with Nina Pauloff, from Finland. With this wonderful picture, she won the FEP Cover Picture of the Year 2016, our contest on facebook.
Thanks to all the photographers who submitted their terrific images during all the year.
And congratulations to all the winners of the FEP Cover Picture of the Months:
JANUARY, Pierre Delaunay, France
FEBRUARY, Martin Krystynek, Slovakia
MARCH, Martin Krystynek, Slovakia
APRIL, Antonio Barrella, Italy
MAY, Igor Dvoretskiy, Russia
JUNE, Nina Pauloff, Finland
JULY, Nina Pauloff, Finland
AUGUST, Eugenio Li Volsi, Italy
SEPTEMBER, Eugenio Li Volsi, Italy
OCTOBER, Andrey Balabasov, Germany
NOVEMBER, Eugenio Li Volsi, Italy
DECEMBER, Alina Garazhenko, Russia
Click HERE to see all the FEP COVER PICTURES 2016

FEP Events 2017

2017The FEP General Assembly 2017, the FEP Photo Day, and the FEP Awards Ceremony will be held in Catania, Italy, on Sunday 2nd and Monday 3rd of April, 2017.  

Here is the complete event list of the year 2017:

- February 23, Yokohama, Japan, World Photograhic Cup, winners announcement 

- April 2-3, Catania, Italy, FEP International Photo Day, FEP Book Prize winners announcement, FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year 2017 Award -Ceremony and 
FEP General Assembly meeting

- July, 8-10, Falmouth, United Kingdom, QEP/MQEP Judging Session and FEP Board meeting 

- November 25-27, Tbilisi, Georgia, 
QEP/MQEP Judging Session and FEP Board meeting 

EP online session n. 17, official results

We are happy to announce that 17 professional photographers have been awarded with the EP title at the last EP judging session!
Our congratulations go to:
Raf Lehaen, Belgium
Grietje Ost, Belgium
Stef Oers, Belgium
Annick Deprins, Belgium
Tom Talloen, Belgium
Joelle Verlaine, Belgium
Mirella Frangella, Germany
Roger O'Sullivan, Ireland
Vibeke Havenstrøm, Norway
Aleksander Konobeev, Spain
Julia Boulanitcheva, Spain
Alexander Mikhnyaev, Spain
Alina Garazhenko, Spain
Mickael Pomortsev, Spain
Vadim Aksentiev, Spain
Aleksandr Osipov, Spain
Danielle Musters, The Netherlands
Apply online now for the EP session #18! Deadline February 28, 2017.

FEP Cover Picture of December 2016

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By Alina Garazhenko, from Russia

The last round of the FEP Cover Picture of the Month for the year 2016 just ended.
In a few days, we will make an album witht all the FEP Cover Pictures of 2016 , to elect the FEP Cover Picture of the Year!
Visit our page on facebook, continue to follow us and... stay tuned! 

WPC Judging just closed

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All finalists will be announced at Imaging USA,in San Antonio, Texas, on January 9, 2017, and circulated after then.
Individual medalists and team winners will be announced at the WPC Awards Ceremony, Yokohama, Japan, on February, 23, 2017.

Since now, everybody may be interested to know that 21 out of 26 teams have at least one finalist and 17 national teams received a medal, with one only receiving 2 medals!  

That truly shows the WPC is the only really global competition for teams made up professional photographers!

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