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FEP Cover Picture of the Month of May 2013

FEP Cover Picture of the Month of May 2013

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    Congratulations to Patrik Forth, from Finland! He is the author of this wonderful picture.. the FEP Cover Picture of May 2013! Discover all the FEP covers on our page on Facebook!

A WORLD PHOTOGRAPHIC CUP COMING SOON!

A WORLD PHOTOGRAPHIC CUP COMING SOON!

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WPC – World Photographic Cup The FEP program in Gmunden hosted a meeting of the World Photographic Cup  governing committee. This amazing new project  will establish  an image excellence program that is unique. It will represent a great chance to share image style from around the world and build significant national pride within our member  […]

FEP GA: We have new 6 member associations and a new President Elect, Andreas Barylli, from Austria

FEP GA: We have new 6 member associations and a new President Elect, Andreas Barylli, from Austria

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  THE FEP GENERAL ASSEMBLY In the prestigious venue of the Gmunden City Hall, delegates from 17 member associations  gathered to hold the annual FEP General Meeting. After listening the report of the FEP President Jorgen Brandt, the FEP delegates debated the main issues related to the activity, starting from a QEP session in Denmark […]

News from Gmunden: Congress and Winners of the FEP Awards

News from Gmunden: Congress and Winners of the FEP Awards

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Thanks to the 150 FEP delegates and awarded photographers who came for this truly international event! Gmunden was a really wonderful location. The Austrian warm hospitality and good organization (to do not mention the excellent  food!) did contribute to make the event really successful. The keynote speakers, the photographic fellowship, to do not mention the […]

FEP European Photo Book of the Year Awards 2013: The FINALISTS

FEP European Photo Book of the Year Awards 2013: The FINALISTS

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On Sunday, April, 6th, in Perugia, Italy, we had our judging for the FEP European Photo Book of the Year Awards 2013. The International Jury, composed by : Iain Adams, Scotland, UK , English teacher – Ian Campbell Ross, Scotland, UK, Teacher at the Trinity College – Damiano Leone, Italy, Copywriter – Francesca Romana Lepore, […]

FEP Cover Picture of the Month of April 2013

FEP Cover Picture of the Month of April 2013

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  Congratulation To Felicia Sisco, from France! This wonderful image won the FEP Cover Picture of the Month of April 2013! (Felicia also won the FEP Cover Picture of the month last year, at the July edition). Please visit our page on Facebook to see all the great pictures received for this contest.

SAY CHEESE! Minsk, Belarus, March 21-23, 2013

SAY CHEESE! Minsk, Belarus, March 21-23, 2013

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“Photography in Eastern Partnership countries, challenges and solution” was the theme of the international conference held in Minsk (Belarus), hosted in the local Journalism University  on March 21 to 23. FEP was represented by the FEP CEO, Giuseppe Scozzi.The entire program has been funded by the EU, under the Eastern Partnership Culture Programme. Partner countries […]

FEP Cover Picture of the Month – March 2013

FEP Cover Picture of the Month - March 2013

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  Congratulations to Aline Aubert Gilbert, from France! With more than 140 likes, this beautiful picture is the FEP Cover Picture of the Month of March 2013!We invite to visit our page on Facebook to see all the wonderful pictures received for this contest.

QEP/MQEP next session: a new address where to send the panels

QEP/MQEP next session: a new address where to send the panels

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Important information for the member associations and QEP and MQEP candidates: We inform you that the next QEP and MQEP session will be held in Denmark, on Sat-Sun June 15-16. This is the address where all the panels must be sent: KTS – Koebenhavn Teknisk SkoleBroenderslev Allé 252770 Kastrup -DenmarkYou need to indicate on the […]

LET’S MEET IN GMUNDEN!

LET'S MEET IN GMUNDEN!

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Did you miss our early birds deadline?Why hesitate anymore? How can you afford to miss this great opportunity? Register now and join us in Gmunden for a wonderful event! Don’t worry, you can still save 40€, but only if you act quickly! The FEP International Photo Days congress in Gmunden has extended its early birds […]

FEP Facebook Cover Picture of the Month – February 2013

FEP Facebook Cover Picture of the Month - February 2013

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Patrik Forth, from Finland, already winner of the Cover Picture of September 2012, won again this contest! This beautiful image is the FEP Cover Picture of February 2013! Congratulations!!!

FEP AWARDS 2012 – Awards for single images – GALLERY

FEP AWARDS 2012 - Awards for single images - GALLERY

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FEP AWARDS 2012 (awards for single images) Below the gallery of the awarded pictures at the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2012 (in low resolution) All the authors are invited to come to the special awards ceremony which will take place on April 14th, 2013 in Gmunden, Austria, during the FEP International Photo Days (see […]

FEP Cover Picture of the Month – January 2013

FEP Cover Picture of the Month - January 2013

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  Congratulations to Aiden Zralka from Falmouth, United Kingdom, winner of the FEP Cover Picture of the Month contest, for JANUARY 2013! Thanks to all the photographers who sent their wonderful pictures. Visit our FEP Facebook page to discover them!  

FEP Cover Picture of the Year 2012

FEP Cover Picture of the Year 2012

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Congratulations to Diego Pomanti, QEP from Italy! With more than 150 “likes”, his picture won the FEP Cover Picture of the Year 2012! The winner and all the finalists (the winners of the Cover of the Month) will be presented with their certificates at a special ceremony, during the FEP International Photo Days, Gmunden, April […]

FEP European Photo Book of the Year Award

FEP European Photo Book of the Year Award

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We are happy to inform you that the Second FEP European Photo Book of the Year Award is now open for entries!The aim of this European prize is to promote the photographic book and photography and to acknowledge the outstanding work of professionals in the field.You just have to download the application form, send a […]

FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2012 – OFFICIAL RESULTS

FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2012 - OFFICIAL RESULTS

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FEP EUROPEAN PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2012 –  OFFICIAL RESULTS COMMERCIALJose Luis Guardia Peinado, Spain, FEP European Commercial Golden Camera 2012Gerry O’Leary, Ireland, FEP European Commercial Silver Camera 2012Daan Moreels, Belgium, FEP European Commercial Bronze Camera 2012Finalists:Antonio Martín Ballesteros, SpainNando Esteva, Spain Bryn Griffiths, UKToon Grobet, BelgiumMathias Kniepeiss, AustriaDonal Murphy, IrelandXanti Rodriguez, Spain […]

FEP Facebook Cover Picture of December

FEP Facebook Cover Picture of December

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Diego Pomanti, Italian QEP, with more than 130 “likes”, is the winner of the FEP Facebook Cover Picture of the Month contest, for the month of December, congratulations! Thanks to all the photographers who posted their wonderful pictures during the year. Visit our FEP Facebook page to discover the FEP Cover Pictures 2012, made by: […]

QEP and MQEP December 2012 Results

QEP and MQEP December 2012 Results

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At the 26th session of the FEP European Qualifications 5 new Master QEP and 15 new QEP (Qualified European Photographers) have been awarded: MASTER QEP: Bernard Audry, France, Master QEPPino Coduti, Italy, Master QEPJosé Cruz, Portugal, Master QEP Clemente Jimenez Santander, Spain, Master QEPKurt Vansteelant , Belgium, Master QEP QEP: Sarah Araújo, Portugal, QEP PortraitAnnunziata […]

Interview with the FEP President Jørgen Brandt

Interview with the FEP President Jørgen Brandt

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      Fotoline, a Pakistan based photographic magazine, published an interview with the FEP President Jørgen Brandt, where he speaks about FEP and about his Photostudio. In the attached pdf file you can read the interview. Learn more about Fotoline on www.fotolinemag.com

FEP Facebook Cover Picture of November

FEP Facebook Cover Picture of November

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  After Dawid Galinski, author of the FEP Facebook Cover Picture of October, again a young photographer from Poland is the winner of the contest.  This month, the winner is Damian Wacho?ski, and his picture is the FEP Facebook Cover Picture of November, CONGRATULATIONS!!!!  Next round will open on November 28th for the Cover Picture of […]

Should policemen and municipalities employees take ID pictures?

Should policemen and municipalities employees take ID pictures?

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The FEP intend to revive political action, at EU level, with the technical assistance of UEAPME, to defend the role of professional photographers in the field of ID pictures, passport pictures and other official documents, and to ensure that in as many countries as possible the necessary provisions of law will keep this market in […]

Competiton’ new updates

Competiton' new updates

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Competition is now closed. We are checking all entries received until October 16th. You will see your images online within the end of the week. All people who contacted the FEP within yesterday to signal problems will be insert into the contest and contacted, if needed.  

Competition’ updates

Competition' updates

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If in the last days you tried to enter our contest but you couldn’t, please note that, despite the deadline, the competition is open today (Ocotber 16) too and it works. Before to try to enter it, you can see and check in the online gallery if your pictures have been published. If not, this […]

FEP Competition’ uploading problems

FEP Competition' uploading problems

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We know the system is over loaded and causing problems. We are working to solve it.Don’t worry about the dead-lines. We stopped the time for the ones who signaled malfunctions. We will get you in.

FEP Facebook Cover Picture of October

FEP Facebook Cover Picture of October

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  Dawid Galinski, FEP European Students and Young Photographers Silver Camera 2011, from Poland, is the winner of the FEP Facebook Cover Picture of the Month contest. Congratulations! Next round will open on October, 29th, on our page on Facebook, which just reached 2000 FRIENDS!!! We finally inform you that we also opened a FEP Group on Facebook: […]

FEP Cover Picture of the Month Contest/ October

FEP Cover Picture of the Month Contest/ October

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The FEP Cover Picture of the Month Contest (October edition) is open for entries. Post one or more pictures on our Facebook page. We will move it into a specific album. The picture which will receive the highest number of “I like” within October 5th next will be our “cover picture of the month”. Remind that […]

FEP Competitions’ News

FEP Competitions' News

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FEP EUROPEAN FINE ART PHOTOGRAPH OF THE YEAR AWARD 2011 On September 22nd, in Photokina, Cologne, Germany, Martin Vrabko, Chairman of the Competition announced, in front of an international audience, the name of the winners of the FEP European Fine Art Photograph of the year Award 2011. Actually we had a tie: Carlos Felipe Ortiz […]

Jørgen Brandt, MQEP, new FEP President

Jørgen Brandt, MQEP, new FEP President

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        All the FEP members say a very wellcome to his MASTER QEP Jørgen Brandt, from Denmark, who is the new President of the FEP, the Federation of European Professional Photographers. His studio is based in Copenhagen. Should you like to contact him: president@europeanphotographers.eu You may also reach him in our QEP […]

Latest news from Photokina

Latest news from Photokina

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We inform you that on September, 22nd, in Cologne, Germany, the Federation Of European Professional Photographers celebrated the annual General Assembly. Delegates from 20 member associations attended the meeting.  Jorgen Brandt, MQEP, former President elect, become PRESIDENT IN OFFICE for the next 2 years. Past President Neil Warner, MQEP , has been presented with the FEP […]

FEP AT PHOTOKINA 2012

FEP AT PHOTOKINA 2012

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FEP STAND: The FEP will share the Stand with the German Member Association, CV – CentralVerband Deutscher Berufsfotografen, located in the “Professional Area, hall 4.1, I 40” from Tuesday, September 18th to Sunday, September 23rd, 2012. FEP OFFICIAL PROGRAM and EVENTS Thursday, September 20th Stage Professionals, hall 4.1 , from 03.30 pm to 04.40 pm […]

FEP Facebook Cover Picture of September

FEP Facebook Cover Picture of September

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  Patrik Forth,  from Finland, is the winner of the FEP Facebook Cover Picture of the Month contest, for the month of September, with his picture “Ring of Fire”. Congratulations! Next round will open on September, 29th for the contest of October. Thanks to all the photographers who posted their wonderful pictures. Visit our FEP […]

Vincent O’Byrne, MQEP, new President of IPPA

Vincent O'Byrne, MQEP, new President of IPPA

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  Vincent O’Byrne, MQEP FEP would like to congratulate and to say “wellcome” to his MASTER QEP Vincent O’Byrne,  who is the new President of the IPPA – Irish Professional Photographers Association.

FEP went to Atlanta, USA: Report of the event

FEP went to Atlanta, USA: Report of the event

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The PPA 2012 Print competition, held in Atlanta, Georgia, on August 2012                                             The event was hosted in an impressive Technical College building, hired by the PPA during the summer break and some hundred people are […]

FEP Secretariat Summer Closure

FEP Secretariat Summer Closure

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  We kindly inform you that the FEP Secretariat will be closed from August 11th to August 26th. Regarding the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2012 , don’t worry! You can always enter the competition: entries will be regulary registered, but images will be uploaded online after August 27th.

FEP International Photo Days at Gmunden, Austria

FEP International Photo Days at Gmunden, Austria

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Designed and built by FEP in cooperation with the organization of the Gmunden Photodays, the event will host a program of conferences by renowned European professionals, all creative pathways through which to attest the strength and the impact of the today’s Masters photographers in Europe. Among them: Jerónimo H. Coelho, MQEP, PortugalHe will offer us […]

FEP Facebook Cover Picture of August

FEP Facebook Cover Picture of August

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  Steven Massart, QEP from Belgium, is the winner of the FEP Facebook Cover Picture of the Month contest, for the month of August. Congratulations! Next round will open on August, 29th. Thanks to all the photographers who posted their wonderful pictures. Visit our FEP Facebook page to see them!

French QEP presentation

French QEP presentation

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Eté de Portraits, Bourbon Lancy, July 2012 After the EDP winners’ ceremony, all the last French QEP and MQEP have been presented with their certificates. The FEP  was represented by FEP Board Members Jean-Félix Bernetel and Johan Brouwers and by FEP Treasurer Nikki Huts. The FEP President Neil Warner unluckly couldn’t attend the event, so he gave a message […]

Facebook Contest – August Edition

Facebook Contest - August Edition

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Hi guys, post one or more pictures on our Facebook page. The picture which will receive the highest number of “I like” within August 6th next will be our ” FEP cover picture of the month”. Remind that cover images should not be text-based or otherwise violate the copyright of others.  We look for your […]

Facebook: FEP Cover Picture of July

Facebook: FEP Cover Picture of July

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Félicia Sisco,QEP from France, is the winner of the FEP Facebook Cover Picture of the Month contest, for the month of July. Her beautiful image, received more than 130 “I like”. Congratulations! Next round will open on July, 29th. Thanks to all the photographers who posted their wonderful pictures. Visit our FEP Facebook page to […]

A FEP- BIPP test agreement to launch the EP

A FEP- BIPP test agreement to launch the EP

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    Through an agreement between the FEP and the British Institute of P.P., the new FEP basic Euro-qualification for professional photographers (the so called “EP”) will have a premiere at the British photographers. In a few words: the FEP recognizes BIPP, which has a long established and sophisticated qualification system, as an awarding body […]

FEP Board Meeting Report

FEP Board Meeting Report

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All board members were in attendance. We had also as guests David Trust & Dennis Craft from PPA (Professional Photographers of America), who had witnessed how the FEP judging was carried out. President in office Neil Warner, who will be replaced in September by the President Elect Jorgen Brandt, made his last report, outlining the […]

QEP and MQEP sessions’ results

QEP and MQEP sessions' results

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  At the 25th session of the FEP European Qualifications 2 new Master QEP and 24 QEP (Qualified European Photographers) have been awarded:   Master QEP: Pierre Delaunay, France, Master QEP Antonio Gibotta, Italy, Master QEP   QEP: Sarolta Bán, Hungary, QEP IllustrativeMatteo Blaschich, Italy, QEP AdvertisingFabio Carnio, Italy, QEP ArchitectureJosé Manuel Cruz, Portugal, QEP […]

FEP Facebook Cover Picture of June

FEP Facebook Cover Picture of June

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Jan Darthet, QEP Portrait from Belgium, is the winner of the FEP Facebook Cover Picture of the Month contest, for the month of June. His beautiful image, received more than 140 “I like”. Next round will open on June, 29th. Thanks to all the photographers who posted their wonderful pictures. Visit our FEP Facebook page […]

The IPC’s Leadership Award 2012 goes to FEP Master QEP Bernd Gassner

The IPC’s Leadership Award 2012 goes to FEP Master QEP Bernd Gassner

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The International Photographic Council’s Leadership Award 2012 goes to FEP Master QEP Bernd Gassner   The FEP was asked to nominate an active professional photographer with outstanding achievement for this prestigious award – and after a round of internal nomination – the FEP Board of Directors decided to nominate Master QEP Bernd Gassner. Specializing in advertising photography, […]

FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year 2012

FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year 2012

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The “FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards” 2012 will open for entries on June, 1st. It will be open to all professional photographers who are registered and resident in a European country, with no discrimination of sex, race, religion, nationality or ethnicity. Special sections will also be open for international photographers (who are […]

FEP Next Meetings

FEP Next Meetings

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FEP Board Meeting, Brussels, Monday, June 11th, 2012 The FEP Board meeting will be held in Brussels on Monday June 11th starting at 9,30. The agenda will include topics such as the new set of FEP European qualifications, awards and competitions as well as the unrolling of upcoming events (Photokina 2012; Gmunden 2013 and others). […]

Clive Hughes

Clive Hughes

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  We are sorry to inform you that Clive Hughes, QEP of Tonypandy, South Wales, UK, passed away on the 19th May 2012 after a short illness. He was an unassuming but very nice guy who was great company and a great rugby supporter, and friend. He wasn’t bad at taking pictures either! On behalf of all […]

ID Photos and Passport Pictures

ID Photos and Passport Pictures

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      Very good news from Belgium!On the sphere of the ID photos the Belgian associations worked out a strategy which obtained a positive result.In the file of the “biometric passport photos” the Belgian national authority for Foreign Affairs had written out a public procurement for the installation in all town halls of machines […]

Fine Art Presentation of the Winners

Fine Art Presentation of the Winners

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The winners and finalists of the FEP European Fine Art Photograph of the Year Award 2011 will receive their awards at a special ceremony in Photokina, Cologne, Germany, on Saturday, September 22nd at 5.00 pm. The overall winner will be announced and presented during the ceremony.

QEP record number

QEP record number

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At the closing of Qep/Mqep booking deadline, we have a registration record number: 72 QEP candidates and 9 Master QEP candidates from the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia and Spain.The judging session will be held in Brussels on Sat-Sun 09-10th June next. Good luck everybody!!! Looking […]