FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2018

Awards will be presented at a special ceremony.


Welcome to the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2018. The aim of this competition is to help promote the photographic profession and to raise the level of professional standards. It is intended to give just recognition to those who work in this sector according to the highest levels of quality and professionalism. The competition is a non-profit event and all fees collected will be used to promote the FEP and the FEP member associations.


All images entered will be assessed by an international FEP jury with an online voting system and awarded points out of 100.

The image achieving a score between 77/100 and 84/100 will be presented with a Merit Award Certificate.

Those obtaining a score between 85/100 and 90/100 will be presented with a Distinction Award Certificate.

Finally, those obtaining a score of at least 91/100 will be presented with an Excellence Award Certificate by the FEP.


The FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards are open to all professional photographers who are registered and resident in a European country (as defined by the Council of Europe), with no discrimination of sex, race, religion, nationality or ethnicity. The competition is open to both members and non-members of FEP associations. A special section is also open for European Young Photographers, assistants and photographic students up to 30 years of age.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

The copyright of all images submitted remains with the copyright holder. However, the FEP reserves the right to use any of the images submitted, without payment or notice, for display and publicity purposes for this and future FEP awards or projects. It is the responsibility of the candidate to obtain the permission of the client and/or the copyright holder and any relevant model release forms, where appropriate before submitting the works.


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