QEP judging session N. 21 and Master session N. 8 report

The international jury of the 21st QEP judging session on June 19-20, 2010 in Brussels awarded the prestigious QEP title to 22 photographers from 60 entries

Roland Van Rompaey, Belgium, QEP portraitMichèle Francken, Belgium, QEP fashionJirí Stránský, Czech Republic, QEP landscapeDidier Depoorter, France, QEP weddingJean-François Guillon, France, QEP illustrativePatrick Trepagny, France, QEP weddingSilke Boulais, France, QEP portraitPascal Helleu, France, QEP weddingPascal Helleu, France, QEP portraitChristophe Mentières, France, QEP reportagePeter Cox, Ireland, QEP landscapeEdoardo Agresti, Italy, QEP weddingPino Coduti, Italy, QEP weddingMoria De Zen, Italy, QEP reportageRiccardo Spatolisano, Italy, QEP weddingBjorn Thomasson, UK, QEP portraitAndré Boto, Portugal, QEP portraitJerónimo Heitor Coelho, Portugal, QEP portraitJosé Luís Guardia Vazquéz, Spain, QEP weddingAntónio Carvalho, Spain, QEP portraitToñi Sousa, Spain, QEP portraitAlberto del Castillo Miro, Spain, QEP weddingVisit the new QEP’s personal web pages: www.europeanphotographers.eu/qep_photographers.asp

The jury also honoured 4 photographers with the Master QEP title

Filip Santens, BelgiumJosé Luis Guardia Peinado, SpainTomás Avis Barrado, SpainAndré Boto, Portugal

Entries came from Malta (1), France (13), Italy (16), Belgium (9), Spain (6), Portugal (3), Germany (1), Czech Rep. (2), Austria (4), Ireland (1), UK (2) and Ukraine (1, first time).35 % of the entries were successful, and 21 on 60 were judged unanimously by all the judges, both ways (5-0 or 0-5). Jim Lowe, as the Chairman of the jury, stressed that the organisation of the judging went well. He added that he was very pleased about the work of the judges, that no one panel who should be passed, it did not and vice versa, that the new procedures were effective and speed the judging, and that the standard especially of the Master QEP submissions was extremely high.