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FEP Cover Picture of the Year 2015

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With more than 700 likes, this picture is the FEP COVER PICTURE OF THE YEAR 2015! CONGRATULATIONS to Eugenio Li Volsi, QEP, Italy, winner, among others, of the FEP Cover Picture of November and FEP Cover Picture of December! 
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EP 12th session, official results

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We are happy to announce that at the 12th EP online session, 12 new EP Photographers have been awarded!

Our congratulations go to:

Michael Günther, EP, Austria
Nicky Jacobs, EP, Belgium
Matz Nilsson, EP, Belgium
Jeroen Van Nieuwenhove, EP, Belgium
Philippe Swiggers, EP, Belgium
Miet Neirinckx, EP, Belgium
Petri Torvelainen, EP, Finland
Lorette Fabre, EP, France
Martin Janowski, EP, Ireland
Miriam Skeide Brandstad, EP, Norway
Therese Silver Sörensen, EP, Sweden
Phia Bergdahl, EP, Sweden
 

FETA Award 2015: Official Results

 
We are pleased to announce the FETA Award 2015 Official Results:
 
The winner of this edition is Christopher Rüsing, student at the Bildungszentrum Handwekskammer Dortmund, Germany. Congratulations! 

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The panel of this student of photography represents, with a modern presentation, different moment of a traditional Circus, using the CGI. "The viewer is invited to remember the good old times of classic entertainment mixed with a modern presentation" explained the young photographer from Germany.

The judging has been chaired by Dave Matthews and happened online by 3 Qualified European Photographers, Johan Brouwers, QEP, Vincent O’Byrne, MQEP and Adriano Scognamillo, QEP. The anonymity of the candidates has been respected at all times.
 
The judges beyond award a winner, decided  to mention  also 3 other students, with a Merit Award.
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Here are the names of the 3 awarded students, in alphabetical order, with a merit award:
 
- Jack Breadmore, student at the Falmouth University, United Kingdom
 
- Lenka Bukacova, student at the Faculty of Art and Design, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic
 
- Dorien Van der Eecken, student at the Campus Narafi, Luca School of Arts, photography department,  Belgium

The FETA winner Christopher Rüsing and the finalists have been presented and awarded during the FETA Award Ceremony on Sunday, December, 13th, in Grado, Italy, at the Photography Masters Conference. Next edition of the FETA Award will open on May 2016, and the Award Ceremony will be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, aside the QEP-MQEP judging session, November 2016.


 

WPC 2016: first results


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We all know that EVERYONE is a winner with WPC, just like being part of a national team at the Olympics. Having an image submitted at this level is without doubt a pinnacle of anyone’s career… medalist or not. By being recognized as a team member for WPC, the respect for the photographer is immediately on a higher plateau.
 
The WPC would like to recognize and respect the 400 photographers from 27 countries and 4 continents which boldly had the opportunity to showcase their amazing images and worked towards enhancing their associations respect and brand around the globe. 
Anyway, WPC is a competition and winners are wanted!
 
So the WPC is happy to announce now the national teams which have at least one finalist image: Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, USA.
 
The “top ten” finalists in each category will be announced at Imaging USA, on January 2016. The gold, silver and bronze medalists will be announced at Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal (aside ExpoFoto 2016) and the World Photographic Cup recognizing the top TEAM entry (won by the USA team at both first and second edition) will be shipped to Portugal, for the WPC Awards Ceremony 2016 which will be held on March 14th, 2016!
 
Continue to follow the WPC at www.worldphotographiccup.org, and see all the entered images in the GALLERY 2016!

FEP Cover Picture of December 2015


For a second time in a row, Eugenio Li Volsi, QEP Wedding from  Sicily, Italy, is the winner of the FEP Cover Picture of the Month Contest! 
Congratulations! 

                                 Next round.... the FEP Cover Picture of the Year!
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WPC 2016: judging concluded!


The WPC is pleased to announce that the judging for WPC 2016 has been successfully concluded. Almost 500 images were evaluated and scored by judges from more than 20 countries. We would like to express our sincere appreciation to all the judges for their amazing dedication and effort:
 
AUSTRALIA, Ian Poole
AUSTRIA, Horst Stasny
BELGIUM, Jos Verhoogen
CANADA, Tracey Harper
CINA, Zhou Shengjun
CZECH REPUBLIC, Jan Pohribny
FINLAND, Tiina Haring
IRELAND, Neil Warner
ITALY, Corrado Poli
JAPAN, Yasutaka Kajiyama
MEXICO, Zony Maya
NEW ZEALAND, Ollie Dale  
PHILIPPINES, Jose Alberto C. Tanedo
PORTUGAL, Carlos Marques
RUSSIA, Alexander Nasonov
SINGAPORE, Matthew Tan
SLOVAKIA, Stano Mihalik
SOUTH KOREA, Hong Sung Min
SPAIN, Josu Izarra García
UNITED KINGDOM, Bryn Griffiths
USA, Helen Yancy
 
The “top ten” finalists in each category will be announced at Imaging USA, on January 2016. The gold, silver and bronze medalists will be announced at Villa da Feira, Portugal and the World Photographic Cup recognizing the top TEAM entry (won by the USA team at both first and second edition) will be shipped to Portugal, for the WPC Awards Ceremony 2016 which will be held on March 14th, 2016!
  
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“Portugal is honoured to host the winners announcement of the third edition of this prestigious competition” – said Rui Teixeira, President of APPImagem - “We are looking forward to meeting and celebrating with winners and representatives of the teams and associations. The Portuguese convention will be a fantastic event, embellished by amazing international speakers (all lecturers will have simultaneous translation), further more celebrated with a worldwide ceremony, and an amazing social program. We wait for you all!” 
 
All the submitted photographs will be available for viewing on the WPC website in a very few days. Check at WPC website 

The “top ten” images in each category will be announced and shown at Imaging USA (https://imagingusa.org)  in Atlanta, on January 11, 2016, and circulated after that. 
 
Medalists and winners will be announced later. 
 
Stay tuned, more information is coming soon…
 
 

In the picture: Rui Teixeira, President of the APPImagem and Giuseppe Scozzi, WPC CEO.  Photo by Adriano Scognamillo, QEP.
 
 
 

FEP Qualifications - Granada - Official results

granada gr picWe are happy to announce that at the 32nd session of the FEP European Qualifications, held in Granada, Spain, 3 new Master QEP, 17  new QEP (Qualified European Photographers) 8 EV (European Videographers) and  15 QEV (Qualified European Videographers) have been awarded.

Congratulations to MASTER QEPs:
Antonio Barrella, Italy, Master QEP
Frank Lecrenay, France, Master QEP
Robert Lengua Martínez, Spain, Master QEP

Congratulations to QEPs:
Manuela Ariza García, Spain, QEP Portrait
Roberto Alonso Quintana, Spain, QEP Portrait
Robert Biesemans, Belgium, QEP Portrait
Angel Blanco, Spain, QEP Wedding
Fernando Branquinho, Portugal, QEP Portrait
Miloš Fic, Czech Republic, QEP Reportage
Pablo Gonzalez Vega, Spain, QEP Reportage
Andrey Kezzyn, Russia, QEP Illustrative
Stefan Michael Kothner, Austria, QEP Reportage
Maria Lanotte, Italy, QEP History
Sylvie Lezier, France, QEP Portrait
William Moureaux, France, QEP Illustrative 
Edoardo Piccinini, Belgium, QEP Architecture
Silvio Pinto, Portugal, QEP Wedding
Edgar Raphael, Portugal, QEP Fashion
Emily Van Den Broucke, Belgium, QEP Theatre 
Stefan Zamisch, Austria, QEP Architecture
 

Congratulations to QEVs:
Nelson Coelho, Portugal, QEV Social Reportage
Fabian De Backer, Belgium, QEV Commercial
Jose Antonio de los Dolores Barrios, Spain, QEV Social Reportage
Marco Del Pino, Spain, QEV Social Reportage
Bernardo Díaz G
uzmán, Spain, QEV Social Reportage
Gustavo Faraldo, Spain, QEV Social Reportage
Bernd Gassner, Germany, QEV Commercial
Salvador Gil Lorente, Spain, QEV Social Reportage   
Helder Lopes, Portugal, QEV Social Reportage 
Victor Moreno Garcia, Spain, QEV Commercial
Pedro Pinto, Portugal, QEV Social Reportage
Jose Ruiz Lopez, Spain, QEV Social Reportage
Francisco Jose Pulido Henares, Spain, QEV Social Reportage
Francisco Javier Segura Tarazaga, Spain, QEV Social Reportage
Ricardo Teixeira, Portugal, QEV Social Reportage 


Congratulations to EVs:
Nicos Avraamides, Cyprus, EV
Orlando Fernandes, Portugal, EV
Javier Gil Garrote, Spain, EV
Truls Løtvedt, Norway, EV
Emilio Moreno Gomariz, Spain, EV
José Andrés Piña Gámez, Spain, EV
Francisco Rico Rico, Spain, EV
Carlos Rodriguez Gonzalez, Spain, EV
 

 



 
 

FEP meeting in Granada, Spain

More than 50 international judges and delegates are supposed to meet in Spain, for the 32nd session of the FEP European Photographic qualifications (QEP-MQEP) and the very first European Video Qualifications (EV, European Videographer and QEV, Qualified European Videographer). The meeting, following the invitation of the Spanish member association FEPFI, will be held in the historical town of Granada. The QEP judging session will be for the very first time open to a limited audience. 

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The photo and video qualifications will be followed by a meeting of the FEP Board of Directors. Among the items on the agenda, the calendar of events and activity for 2016 , which will include again two judging sessions (candidate venues Poland and the Netherlands), the FEP awards 2016 which will be held in Portugal in March - as long as the winners announcement of the third edition of the World Photographic Cup- and a program linked to the Photokina trade fair in Cologne. Board members will also discuss the option to create an European on line magazine, for a better dissemination of FEP activities.

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