QEP : Qualified European Photographer

A Europe-wide qualification in professional excellence

The Qualified European Photographer (QEP) qualification aims to recognise and reward excellence in European Professional Photographers.  It is designed to complement national awards systems and has created a Europe-wide network of 500 certified experts who share a passion and talent for professional photography.

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Member Benefits

Earning a QEP Award in your chosen discipline (such as Wedding, Portrait, Commercial, Landscape, Reportage etc) will win you a certificate of excellence, a useful personal profile on our Online QEP Photographers pages as well as access to special offers, services and information via the europeanphotographers.eu website.

Privileged Entries

QEP Photographers also get special pricing for (or free entries to) our FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards.

Competition Information

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Printed sets of 12 images are judged by a panel of 5 international experts twice a year, with the results being published online and in print soon afterwards.

Judging Session Schedule

The Rules

To apply for a QEP Certificate you must be a professional photographer and a member of an FEP Member Association. Applications for non-members are also allowed in some countries.

Full set of rules & regulations

How to Apply

From November 2017, applications will be done online through FEP website. Then, the candidates have to arrange transportation of prints to the next judging session.

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