Qualifications Quick Reference

Photographic Qualifications

EP

QEP

MQEP

Eligibility

Must be a member of the FEP Must be a member of the FEP Must hold a QEP Certificate and must be a member of the FEP

Application process

Online Online application, prints sent by post Online application, prints sent by post

Judging

Online Physical judging session Physical judging session

Judging frequency

5 times per year 2 times per year,
(Summer & Winter)
Usually 2x per year, (Summer & Winter)

Judges

3 5 7

Passing Mark

2 of 3 Votes 3 of 5 Votes 5 of 7 Votes

Application fee

€ 50 € 150 € 250

Print return fee

n/a € 60 € 60

Number of Images

12 12 20

Image Categories

12 images from one specialisation

OR

6 images from one specialisation and 6 from any other

All 12 in the desired category No specific categorisations

File formats

sRGB JPEG under 8Mb sRGB JPEG under 16Mb sRGB JPEG under 16Mb

File dimensions

Full resolution, at least 4,000 px on the longest side. Full resolution, at least 4,000 px on the longest side. Full resolution, at least 4,000 px on the longest side.

Print Dimensions

n/a >30 cm on the
shortest side
< 50 cm on the longest side
No restrictions

Videographic Qualifications

EV

QEV

MQEV

Eligibility

Must be a member of the FEP Must be a member of the FEP Must hold a QEV Certificate and must be a member of the FEP

Application process

Online Online Online

Judging Process

Online Online Physical judging session

Judges

3 3 5

Passing Mark

2 of 3 votes 2 of 3 votes 3 of 5 votes

Application fee

€50 €150 €250

Number of videos

3 3 5

Video Length

Ideally > 3 minutes

Documentaries > 12 minutes

Ideally > 3 minutes

Documentaries > 12 minutes

Ideally > 3 minutes

Documentaries > 12 minutes

Categories

No specific categorisations
Wedding/Social
Commercial
Documentary/Reportage
Personal Project
No specific categorisations

File formats

high bitrate .mp4 file

(h.264, at lest 12-16mbit)

high bitrate .mp4 file

(h.264, at lest 12-16mbit)

high bitrate .mp4 file

(h.264, at lest 12-16mbit)

File dimensions

up to 4k up to 4k up to 4k