2021 Nera di Verzasca Prize Prize – Verzasca Foto Festival Awards

The Nera Contest is linked to the Verzasca Foto Festival.


The Nera di Verzasca Prize is an open theme photo contest for amateur and professional photographers. Please submit your photo story with minimum 3 and maximum 10 photos. Both analogical (scanned from negative or slide) and digital images are allowed. Participants must own the original files. Next Festival will be from 2 to 5 September 2021.


1st place: cash prize of 2’000.00 Swiss Francs (EUR 1’850,00 or USD 2,244.00, depending on daily exchange rate)
+ solo exhibition at the festival from the 2nd of September to the 2nd of October 2021
+ free board and lodging for 4 days during the Festival (lodging depending on the sanitary situation)
The first 10 classified are invited to project their work during the festival
+ free board and lodging for 4 days during the festival (lodging depending on the sanitary situation).


All people over 18 years.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

The participant declares to be the sole and exclusive owner of the uploaded photographs.

The winning photographs remains at exclusive property of the author who authorises the promoter to use it for non-commercial purpose, to reproduce and publish them by any means, free of charge and without time limit; in particular, but not as a limiting factor, on websites, social networks, printed materials (e.g. flyers, posters, catalogues, etc.) related to the promotion of the Festival Verzasca Foto.


Open Theme