Welcome to the sixth edition of the FEP European Photo Book competition. The aim of this competition is to help promote the photography books and to acknowledge the outstanding work of professionals in this field. The works can be entered by both the authors and the publishers of these books.
The competition is a non-profit event and all fees collected will be used to promote the FEP and the FEP member associations.
1 – This is the sixth edition of the FEP European Photo Book Award, which is divided into the following categories:
C) Landscape/ Nature photography
F) Commercial (applications for iPad, calendars, CD-Rom…)
G) Self-published books that were not produced by a publisher
2 – The aim of this European prize is to promote phototography, photography books (old editions too) and to acknowledge the outstanding work of professionals in the field.
3 – All published books can be entered into 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 into the competition either by its author or publisher, who must complete and sign the entry form available here. Please both print a copy of the entry form and send it together with the book and send one copy via email to the coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
5 – A single copy of each book must be sent to the secretary of Photo Book Award 2022 by February 12 to the following address (please note, books need to have reached Italy by the abovementioned date):
FEP European Photo Book Award 2022
c/o Adriano Scognamillo
via Bontempi, 2/a
06122 Perugia (Italy)
Please write the following two phrases on the outside of the parcel:
Volume in visione – Non destinato alla VENDITA
Inspection copy of book NOT FOR SALE.
6 – The entry fee for each book is 50,00 euros to be sent via bank transfer to:
FEP vzw – IBAN: BE26 7340 4630 9829 – BIC: KREDBEBB
Account : 734-0463098-29 – KBC Bank NV – Eiermarkt 20, 2000 Antwerpen – Belgium
7 – Books entered for the competition will not be returned but will be donated to schools of photography and their libraries.
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 2022 and will receive the EUROPEAN BOOK PRIZE.
10 – The prize will be given to the person who entered the book into the competition.
The jury will also award a “PHOTO BOOK LIFETIME AWARD” to an author who has dedicated their life to photography ”
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 take place on 27 March 2022 during
The FEP Awards Ceremony in Rome, Italy.
13 – Only the authors/publishers of the books that win prizes will be contacted directly by email or telephone, and they are encouraged to attend the award ceremony to receive the prizes in person.
14 – Results will be published in the media as well as on the site www.europeanphotographers.eu from the day after the prize-giving ceremony.
15 – Authors and/or publishers must authorise the organisers to use the personal information provided on the entry form in compliance with International Privacy Laws and to publish images from the winning books with the sole aim of promoting the Prize.
12 February 2022 – Final date for submitting entries
15 February 2022 – Meeting of the Jury
27 March 2022 – Award ceremony in Rome
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