Results of the 5th Photo Book Prize
During the online awards ceremony on April 11, 2021, the results of the 5th edition of the FEP Photo Book Prize were also announced by the Chairman Adriano Socgnamillo. The winners are:
THE WINNER OF THE FEP BOOK PRIZE AWARD – 5th Edition
PARIS L’ OEIL DU FLANEUR
Lois Lammerhuber – photographer William Albert Allard
The photographer has chosen to tell the story of a city without showing its monuments and
streets in the classic postcard view. The publisher has arranged and chosen portraits of
the people that chronicle their lives and the passing of time. A perfect reportage of a great
Category Nature Photography
LEVEN VOOR DE LENS (LIFE THROUGHT THE LENS)
Publisher Patrick Dieleman – Photographer Ann Coppens
Simplicity allows the subjects of this new and creative work to shine. These photographs
tell the story of the perfection and beauty of nature. They are slices of time that involve the
viewer in the theatre of life.
Publisher Teuco – Photographer Patrizia Savarese
This beautifully printed, well designed and artfully photographed black and white calendar
showcases a stunning model playing with a jet of water. The photographs attest to the
complete harmony between photographer and subject. The calendar retains its validity and
relevance even after 20 years since its creation.
Special Mention in Category Nude
3 x 3 x 3 SENSUALITY, EMOTIONS, TRANSFORMATION
Publisher Bavrabra Books – Photographers Jorgen Brandt, Pascal Baetens, Martin Vrabko
This work highlights the creativity of three photographers while remaining true to the
collective work of the artists as a group. The layout and printing are excellent and
enhance the quality of the nudes.
GRAN SASSO D’ITALIA
Publisher De Siena Editore – Photographer Maurizio Anselmi
The photographer explores Italyʼs Gran Sasso massif in different conditions and seasons.
His black and white technique is enhanced by exemplary printing and layout. The book
tells the story of these mountains and follows in the tradition of the great landscape
Category Self Published Book
ONE YEAR, ONE MONTH AND ONE WEEK OF ADVENTURES, STORIES AND IMAGES
Photographer Ana Abrao (Brazil)
From portraits to religious celebrations, the author captures life over days, months and
years in the Far East. Her keen eye along with exquisite chiaroscuro, beautiful printing and
layout make this a magnificent book.
BULGARI, SERPENTI IN ART
Publisher Canvas Central FZ LLC – Photographer Antonio Barrella
An outstanding work, the excellent layout and printing underline the importance of the
company that commissioned it. This volume is the catalogue of an exhibition that has
toured the world with works by famous artists such as Mapplethorpe and Marina Abramovic
ET DIEU CRèA LA GUERRE –
Publisher Edition Lammerhuber from Austria – Photographer Noel Quidu
A denunciation of war in a body of work carried out over several years and challenges
religious fundamentalism. God is love but God created war!
Publisher Bayside Group – Photographer Umberto Stefanelli
The artist goes beyond the limits of photography, creating a meta-language with images
and words that showcases the most important role of photography… reflection.
Special Mention in Category Monograph
PHOTOGRAPHY IS EASY. GIUSEPPE CHIARI IN THE PHOTOGRAPHS
FROM THE SEVENTIES – Gianni Melotti – Publisher Giunti Editore
The photographer documents the work of international artists from the 1970’s, and in this
volume he features the painter and composer Giuseppe Chiari. The work of the publisher
has been crucial, the outstanding layout and perfect black and white printing contributing
to making the book unique and enhancing the work of the photographer.
Category Best Publisher
THE HISTORY OF EUROPEAN PHOTOGRAPHY 1970 -> 2000
Publisher Vaclav Macek
This encyclopedia of European photography represents a mammoth task. The selection of
photographers from each country is particularly impressive. These two well-printed
volumes are absolutely essential in any collection.