Adriano Scognamillo

This is the fourth edition of the FEP European Photo Book of the Year Award

Rules & Regulations

Fourth “ FEP European Photo Book of the Year”  Award 2017

1 – This is the fourth edition of the FEP European Photo Book of the Year Award which is divided into the following categories:

A) Reportage

B) Portrait

C) Landscape

D) Nature photography

E) Nudes

F) Monographs

G) Commercial (Wedding albums, applications for iPad, calendars, CD-Rom...)

H) Self-published books that were not produced by a publisher.

2 – 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.

3 – All published books can be entered for the competition, with the exception of books produced by members of the jury or connected to them in any way.

4 – Each book can be entered for the competition either by its author or publisher, who must complete and sign the special entry form 

5 – A single copy of each book must arrive no later than March, 18, 2017 to the secretariat of the Book of the Year Award 2017 at the following address:

FEP European Photo Book of the Year Award 2017

c/o   Adriano Scognamillo 

via Bontempi,  2a 

06122  Perugia (Italy)

Please write the following two phrases on the outside of the parcel:

Volume in vision / Inspection copy of book NOT FOR SALE.

6 – The entry fee for each book is 50,00 € (Euro)  to be sent via wire transfer to:

FEP – Federation of European Professional Photographers

IBAN: BE05 734 0103274 75


7 – Books entered for the competition will not be returned but will be donated to the libraries of the universities and colleges whose students win the FETA Award. In the case of books of high value, a request can be made for the books to be returned, but postage costs must be paid by the person making the request.

8 – The jury will consist of 5 experts nominated by FEP and the jury’s decisions will be final. The Jury has the right to move books to a different category or to create a new one should a book deserve it because of its artistic merit.

9 - One winner will be chosen for each category and the winner will receive a diploma and a ceramic plate. One book from all the entries will be chosen as FEP Best Photographic Book 2017 and will receive the EUROPEAN BOOK PRIZE.

10 - The prize will be given to the person who entered the book for the competition. 

11- The organizers reserve the right to publicise the event in the media by reproducing images or text from the books entered for the prize.

12 – The Award Ceremony will be held at the FEP Photo Days in Catania, Italy, on April, 2nd, 2017.

13 - Only the authors/publishers of the books that win prizes will be contacted directly by email or telephone, and it is hoped that they will be able to come and receive the prizes in person.

14 – Results will be published in the media as well as on the site from the day following the prize-giving.

15 – Authors and/or publishers must authorise the organisers to use the personal information provided on the entry form in compliance with law no. 675/96 and to publish images from the winning books with the sole aim of promoting the Prize. 



18 March 2017: Final date for submitting entries. 

25 March 2017: Meeting of the Jury  

2 April 2017: Prize-giving ceremony. 



Adriano Scognamillo 

Mb +39 349-5037663    


via Bontempi, 2a

06122 Perugia (Italy)