Becoming a friend of the FEP


The Federation of European photographers represent the interests of 50,000 European professional photographers within 24 national associations.


Our Qualifications System

European Photographer

The EP Qualification aims to recognise competence and a professional standard for those who earn their living as Professional Photographers

Qualified European Photographer

The QEP qualification aims to recognise and reward excellence in European Professional Photographers

Master Qualified European Photographer

The MQEP certificate is reserved for the best QEP holders. To date only 38 top european photographers have achieved this distinction for their supreme quality

Professional Competitions

The FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards (which anually average around 3,600 entries) and the the European Fine Art Photograph of the Year Award (around 1,800 entries) are open to all professional photographers. The Photographer of the Year Awards include six categories and 2 special sections. Each winner of a category receives the prestigious FEP Golden Camera Award.

Other Competitions

The FEP also host a European Photo Book of the Year Award, and a Cover Image of the Month competition on the official FEP Facebook page.



Our Packages

FEP Friends

Become a FEP Friend for as little as €1,000 for 12 months; by becoming a Friend  of the FEP you will ain a presence on the FEP website.

Your logo will be featured on the friends page of, and you will also be permitted to display the Friend of the FEP logo on your website and your stationery.

FEP Partners

As a valued Partner of the FEP your logo will be placed on the front page of the FEP website at

You will have a dedicated page on the FEP website on which you can display your most recent news and product information, and will also be permitted to display the FEP Partner logo on your website and stationery.

Competition Sponsors

The FEP are offering naming rights to the European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards, sponsorships of each of the six categories and of the Student and International categories.

Sponsorship of any element (or of the whole event) may be negotiated; the FEP are prepared  to tailor sponsorship packages to meet the specific needs of an overall sponsor. We aim to be be highly flexible and will strive to achieve maximum impact for all of our sponsors.

Student Awards

FEP Emerging Talent Awards (FETA) are aimed at final year students in schools of professional photography and at photographic assistants under 30 years of age.

A creative sponsorship package can be designed to support the FETA awards, which are aimed at this very vital and progressive market segment.