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Antonio Barrella is the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year 2016

The results of the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2016 – competition were revealed on Sunday evening, March, 13th, during the Expofoto event in Santa Maria de Feira, Portugal. The awards were presented by the FEP Event Manager Anna Kaleva-Tsagklas and the chairman of the competition Jørgen Brandt.
Thousands of images from several hundred photographers from across Europe entered the competition. According to the chairman, “The competition is a huge inspiration to all of us in the European photographic community”.

And the winner was........ Antonio Barrella, from Italy. He has been announced as the FEP EUROPEAN PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2016. Congratulations! 

Antonio Barrella got his QEP in 2014, his Master QEP in 2015, and for this competition he won the FEP European Commercial Golden Camera 2016 and the FEP European Fashion Golden Camera 2016. With this last set of pictures submitted for the category “fashion”, he obtained the overall winner’s title.

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Congratulations to all the other Golden, Silver and Bronze Cameras winners, coming from all over Europe:
COMMERCIAL
ANTONIO BARRELLA, Italy, FEP European Commercial GOLDEN CAMERA, 2 Merit Awards, 1 Excellence Award 
ONNI WILJAMI KINNUNEN, Finland, FEP European Commercial  SILVER CAMERA, 1 Merit Award, 1 Distinction Award, 1 Excellence Award
MATHIAS KNIEPEISS, Austria, FEP European Commercial BRONZE CAMERA, 2 Merit Awards, 1 Distinction Award 
FASHION
ANTONIO BARRELLA, Italy, FEP European Fashion GOLDEN CAMERA, 1 Distinction Award, 1 Excellence Award
LLUIS OLIVER, Spain, FEP European Fashion SILVER CAMERA, 1 Distinction Award, 1 Excellence Award
CORMAC BYRNE, Ireland, FEP European Fashion BRONZE CAMERA, 1 Merit Award
ILLUSTRATION
ANTTI KARPPINEN, Finland, FEP European Illustration GOLDEN CAMERA, 1 Merit Award, Distinction Award
ALVARO RUIZ, Spain, FEP European Illustration SILVER CAMERA, 1 Merit Award, 1 Excellence Award
ONNI WILJAMI KINNUNEN, Finalnd, FEP European Illustration BRONZE CAMERA, 2 Merit Awards
LANDSCAPE
STEFAN BRENNER, Austria, FEP European Landscape GOLDEN CAMERA, 1 Merit Award, 1 Excellence Award
TOM D. JONES, Belgium, FEP European Landscape SILVER CAMERA, 3 Merit Awards 
MICHAEL MCLAUGHLIN, Ireland, FEP European Landscape BRONZE CAMERA, 2 Merit Awards 
PORTRAIT
ONNI WILJAMI KINNUNEN, Finland, FEP European Portrait GOLDEN CAMERA, 3 Excellence Awards
VICENTE ESTEBAN, Spain, FEP European Portrait SILVER CAMERA, 1 Distinction Award, 1 Excellence Award 
VESA TYNI, Finland, FEP European Portrait BRONZE CAMERA, 1 Distinction Award, 1 Excellence Award
REPORTAGE/PHOTOJOURNALISM
JOS VERHOOGEN, Belgium, FEP European  Reportage GOLDEN CAMERA, 1 Distinction Award, 2 Excellence Awards
RUI CARIA, Portugal, FEP European  Reportage SILVER CAMERA, 1 Distinction Award, 2 Excellence Awards
JORGE BACELAR, Portugal, FEP European  Reportage BRONZE CAMERA, 1 Distinction Award, 1 Excellence Award
SPORTS
SIMON HAUSBERGER, Austria, FEP European Sports GOLDEN CAMERA, 2 Distinction Award, 1 Excellence
PIERRE DELAUNAY, France, FEP European Sports SILVER CAMERA, 1 Merit Award, 2 Distinction Awards
MATHIAS KNIEPEISS, Austria, FEP European Sports BRONZE CAMERA, 1 Distinction Award, 1 Excellence Award
WEDDING
CARLOS FELIPE ORTIZ, Spain, FEP European Wedding GOLDEN CAMERA, 2 Excellence Awards
NEVZAT BASARAN, Denmark, FEP European Wedding SILVER CAMERA, 2 Distinction Awards, 1 Excellence Award  
JUAN CARLOS GUARDIA VAZQUEZ, Spain, FEP European Wedding BRONZE CAMERA , 1 Merit Award, 1 Distinction Award
WILDLIFE
TOM D. JONES, Belgium, FEP European Wildlife GOLDEN CAMERA , 3 Excellence Awards
DMITRY ARKHIPOV, Russia, FEP European Wildlife SILVER CAMERA, 1 Merit Award, 2 Distinction Awards  
JÜRGEN DE WITTE, Belgium, FEP European Wildlife BRONZE CAMERA, 1 Merit Award, 1 Excellence Award 
STUDENTS AND YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS
FRIDA BRINGSLIMARK, Norway, FEP European Students and Young Photographers GOLDEN CAMERA , 1 Merit Award, 2 Distinction Awards
LUIS RÜSING, Germany, FEP European Students and Young Photographers SILVER CAMERA, 3 Merit Awards 
SALVA RUIZ, Spain, FEP European Students and Young Photographers BRONZE CAMERA, 1 Merit Award  
FINALISTS
COMMERCIAL
Stephan Huger, Austria,  Finalist with 1 Merit Award and 1 Excellence Award
Xanti Rodriguez, Spain Finalist with 2 Merit Awards
Antti Karppinen, Finland Finalist with 1 Distinction Award
Gerry O'Leary, Ireland , Finalist with 1 Merit Award
Thomas Schauer, Austria, Finalist  
Odd Furenes, Norway, Finalist with 1 Merit Award 
Gareth Byrne, Ireland , Finalist with 1 Merit Award
FASHION 
Onni Wiljami Kinnunen, Finland, Finalist  
Edgar Raphael, Portugal, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
Michael Schnabl, Austria, Finalist 
Riccardo Urnato, Italy, Finalist 
Michael Hayes, Ireland, Finalist  
Natalia Pipkina, Norway, Finalist  
Patrizia Burra, Italy, Finalist 
ILLUSTRATION
Xanti Rodriguez, Spain, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
Jon Klasbu, Norway, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
Krister Löfroth, Finland, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
Katya Rashkevich, Russia, Finalist  
Patrizia Burra, Italy, Finalist  
Michael Schnabl, Austria, Finalist with 1 Distinction Award  
André Boto, Portugal, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
Siri Sødahl, Norway, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
LANDSCAPE
Peter Gordon, Ireland, Finalist with 2 Merit Awards
Marcos Rodríguez, Spain, Finalist with 1 Excellence Award 
Franz G. Messenbäck, Austria, Finalist with 1 Distinction Award
Daragh Muldowney, Ireland, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
Jeroen Van Nieuwenhove, Belgium, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
Simon Hausberger, Austria, Finalist with 1 Distinction Award
Bram Declercq, Belgium, Finalist with 1 Merit Award 
PORTRAIT
Igor Sakharov, Russia, Finalist with 1 Excellence Award and 1 Distinction Award
Richard K. Johansen, Norway, Finalist with 1 Excellence Award
Garfield Trummer, Austria, Finalist with 1 Excellence Award
Patrizia Burra, Italy, Finalist with 1 Excellence Award
Yves-Michel Barclay, France, Finalist with 1 Distinction Award
Yeray Menéndez, Spain, Finalist with 2 Distinction Awards
Guido Pelgrim, The Netherlands, Finalist with 1 Excellence Award
REPORTAGE
Vincenzo Tessarin, Italy, Finalist with 1 Excellence Award and 1 Merit Award
Vanessa Forget, France, Finalist with 2 Distinction Awards
Svetlana Petrova, Russia, Finalist with 1 Excellence Award
Ulrich Schulte, Sweden, Finalist with 1 Distinction Award and 1 Merit Award
Jesus Jimenez, Spain, Finalist with 1 Distinction Award and 1 Merit Award
Marcos Rodríguez, Spain, Finalist with 1 Excellence Award
Roberto Colacioppo Italy, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
SPORTS
Herbert Kratky, Austria, Finalist with 1 Distinction and 2 Merit Awards
Jose Luis Mendez Fernandez, Spain, Finalist with 2 Merit Awards
Miloŝ Fic, Czech Republic, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
Marek Musil, Czech Republic, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
Harald Voglhuber, Austria, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
Yeray Menendez, Spain, Finalist 
Nicola Ughi, Italy, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
WEDDING
Jose Luis Guardia Vazquez, Spain, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
Igor Link, Germany, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
Clemente Jimenez, Spain, Finalist with 1 Distinction Award
Manuel González, Spain, Finalist with 1 Excellence Award
Philippe Swiggers, Belgium, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
Manola van Leeuwe, The Netherlands, Finalist 
Nuno Teixeira, Portugal, Finalist with 1 Distinction Award
WILDLIFE
Seppo Rintala, Finland, Finalist with 2 Distinction Awards
Lluisa Viladoms Bargallo, Spain, Finalist with 1 Distinction Award
Thomas De Sterck, Belgium, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
Martin Morel, France, Finalist with 1 Distinction Award
Jos Verhoogen, Belgium, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
Simon Hausberger, Austria, Finalist 
Tim Hunt, United Kingdom, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
STUDENTS AND YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS
Terese Samuelsen, Norway, Finalist with 1 Merit Award
Henning Frode Dispen, Norway, Finalist with 1 Distinction Award
Linda Leitner, Austria, Finalist 
Silvano Pedrett, Switzerland, Finalist
Markus Aspegren, Finland, Finalist 
Aina Rosland Ruud, Norway, Finalist 
Dawid Galinski, Poland, Finalist 
All the winning images can be seen in the competition gallery on FEP website, where you will be able to see which pictures got the single awards. Click here to go there.
Once again, FEP would like to express their happiness to all the entrants of the annual competition, hoping to see them again in the future.
 

FEP Cover Picture of March 2016



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FEP COVER PICTURE OF MARCH 2016!
Congratulations to Martin Ktystynek, QEP from Slovakia, winner FOR THE SECOND TIME IN A ROW of the FEP COVER PICTURE OF THE MONTH contest.
Discover all the images submitted! And all the FEP Covers, follow us on facebook!

FEP Competition 2016: Awards for single pictures

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In addition to the names of the finalists (top 10 photographers per category), published last week, we are now happy to announce the single awards obtained for single pictures by those photographers who are not in the top 10 list per category. 

Congratulations to:

COMMERCIAL 
MERIT 
Friedrich Michael Jansenberger, Austria  
 
FASHION 
MERIT
Yuri Afanasiev, Russia  
 
ILLUSTRATION
MERIT
Fernando Branquinho, Portugal  
Marit Lystad Johansen, Norway  
Nina Pauloff, Finland
Christina Maria Stowasser, Austria  
 
LANDSCAPE
DISTINCTION 
Irakli Shavgulidze, Georgia  
MERIT
Sonja Jordan, Austria  
Mathias Kniepeiss, Austria  
Dmitry Martynov, Russia  
Karel Mus, Belgium  
Jano Štovka, Slovakia  
Jiří Stránský, Czech Republic 
Jos Verhoogen, Belgium  
 
PORTRAIT
EXCELLENCE 
Jaime Mezquida Caudeli, Spain  
Caroline Tanghe, Belgium  
DISTINCTION 
Åsa Deleau Wiklund, Sweden  
Siw Edvardsen, Norway 
Beat Mumenthaler, Switzerland  
Sabine Starmayr, Austria   
MERIT
Nina Pauloff, Finland 
Sirpa Ryyppö, Finland 
Michael Schnabl, Austria  
 
REPORTAGE/PHOTOJOURNALISM
DISTINCTION
Stefano Gerardi, Italy  
Bartłomiej Jurecki, Poland  
Carl Lapeirre, Belgium  
Franz G. Messenbäck, Austria  
Miriam Skeide Brandstad, Norway  
 
WEDDING
EXCELLENCE
Reginald Tackoen, Belgium
DISTINCTION 
Tomas Avis, Spain  
Andreas Bjørge, Norway  
Antonio Gibotta, Italy  
Maris Kiselov, Latvia  
Silvio Pinto, Portugal  
Miguel Rolo, Portugal  
MERIT 
Emanuele Carpenzano, Italy  
Thibault Chappe, France  
Jose Luis Guardia Peinado, Spain   
Faustino Maldonado Román, Spain

WILDLIFE
EXCELLENCE
Jano Štovka, Slovakia  
DISTINCTION 
Iveri Janezashvili, Austria  
MERIT
Federico Cutuli, Italy  
Bartłomiej Jurecki, Poland  
 

We will be happy to award all of them with their Excellence, Distinction and Merit awards during the FEP Awards Ceremony (March 13, Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal), if attending the event.
  
During the ceremony, we will reveal also the single Excellence, Distinction and Merit awards obtained by the photographers who are in the top 10 list, so to discover the winners! 

After the ceremony in Portugal, 
aside the Golden, Silver and Bronze Cameras, we will publish the gallery of the single awarded pictures so the photographers will discover which pictures got the awards. 
 
Here again, the FINALISTS, in each category, in alphabetic order. Amongst them, there are the Bronze, Silver and Golden Cameras and the FEP Photographer of the Year 2016! 
 
COMMERCIAL: Antonio Barrella, Italy, Gareth Byrne, Ireland, Odd Furenes, Norway, Stephan Huger, Austria, Antti Karppinen, Finland, Onni Wiljami Kinnunen, Finland, Mathias Kniepeiss, Austria, Gerry O'Leary, Ireland, Xanti Rodriguez, Spain, Thomas Schauer, Austria
 
FASHION: Antonio Barrella, Italy, Patrizia Burra, Italy, Cormac Byrne, Ireland, Michael Hayes, Ireland, Onni Wiljami Kinnunen, Finland, Lluis Oliver, Spain, Natalia Pipkina, Norway, Edgar Raphael, Portugal, Michael Schnabl, Austria, Riccardo Urnato, Italy
 
ILLUSTRATION: Andre Boto, Portugal, Patrizia Burra, Italy, Antti Karppinen, Finland, Jon Klasbu, Norway, Onni Wiljami Kinnunen, Finland, Krister Löfroth, Finland, Katya Rashkevich, Russia, Xanti Rodriguez, Spain,  Alvaro Ruiz, Spain, Michael Schnabl, Austria, Siri Sødahl, Norway
 
LANDSCAPE: Stefan Brenner, Austria, Bram Declercq, Belgium, Peter Gordon, Ireland, Simon Hausberger, Austria, Tom D. Jones, Belgium, Franz G. Messenbäck, Austria, Michael McLaughlin, Ireland, Daragh Muldowney, Ireland, Marcos Rodríguez, Spain, Jeroen Van Nieuwenhove, Belgium
 
PORTRAIT: Yves-Michel Barclay, France, Patrizia Burra, Italy, Vicente Esteban, Spain, Richard K. Johansen, Norway, Onni Wiljami Kinnunen, Finland, Yeray Menéndez, Spain, Guido Pelgrim, Netherlands, Igor Sakharov, Latvia, Garfield Trummer, Austria, Vesa Tyni, Finland
 
REPORTAGE: Jorge Bacelar, Portugal, Rui Caria, Portugal, Roberto Colacioppo, Italy, Vanessa Forget, France, Jesus Jimenez, Spain, Svetlana Petrova, Russia, Marcos Rodríguez, Spain, Ulrich Schulte, Sweden, Vincenzo Tessarin, Italy, Jos Verhoogen, Belgium
 
SPORTS: Pierre Delaunay, France, Milos Fic, Czech Republic, Simon Hausberger, Austria, Mathias Kniepeiss, Austria, Herbert Kratky, Austria, Jose Luis Mendez Fernandez, Spain, Yeray Menendez, Spain, Marek Musil, Czech Republic, Nicola Ughi, Italy, Harald Voglhuber, Austria
 
WEDDING: Nevzat Basaran, Denmark, Manuel González, Spain, Jose Luis Guardia Vazquez, Spain, Juan Carlos Guardia Vazquez, Spain, Clemente Jimenez, Spain, Igor Link, Germany, Carlos Felipe Ortiz, Spain, Philippe Swiggers, Belgium, Nuno Teixeira, Portugal, Manola van Leeuwe, Netherlands
 
WILDLIFE: Dmitry Arkhipov, Russia, Thomas De Sterck, Belgium, Jürgen de Witte, Belgium, Simon Hausberger, Austria, Tim Hunt, UK, Tom D. Jones, Belgium, Martin Morel, France, Seppo Rintala, Finland, Jos Verhoogen, Belgium, Lluisa Viladoms Bargallo, Spain
 
STUDENTS AND YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS: Markus Aspegren, Finland, Frida Bringslimark, Norway, Henning Frode Dispen, Norway, Dawid Galinski, Poland, Linda Leitner, Austria, Silvano Pedrett, Switzerland, Aina Rosland Ruud, Norway, Salva Ruiz, Spain, Luis Rüsing, Germany, Terese Samuelsen, Norway
 
 

QEP/MQEP session, June 11-12, open for registrations

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Submissions open for the first QEP and MQEP session 2016. 
The qualification session will be held in Torun, Poland on June 11 and 12, 2016. Deadline for registrations is April, 30. 
Download the application forms, fill and send them to the FEP secretariat in due time!

The winter session of the 2016 qualifications will be held in Amsterdam, on November 19-20.
As for the video-qualifications (the new EV and QEV titles just launched for videographers), there will be one only session in early November, in Spain.
Further news coming up.
 
Picture by Milos Fic, QEP, Czech Republic. 

FEP Competition 2016: the finalists!

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In a few weeks, at the FEP Awards Ceremony, the FEP will celebrate the winners of the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2016, the annual FEP competition which has been entered from 25 different European countries. Thousands of pictures submitted. Discover them here!
 
A special thanks, for their great work, goes to the international judging panel, composed by:
Johan Brouwers, Belgium
Jeronimo Heitor Coelho, Portugal
Tom Doherty, Ireland
Günther Egger, Austria
Bryn Griffiths, Uk
Tiina Haring, Finland
Attila Korbely, Hungary
Franck Lecrenay, France
Jan Pohribný, Czech Republic
Hans Starosta, Germany
and to Jørgen Brandt, the Chairman of the competition.
  
The names of the winners will be announced on March 13th, 2016 at the FEP Awards Ceremony in Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal, aside the congress EXPOFOTO 2016.
Now, we are now happy to announce the names of the TOP 10 photographers, the so called FINALISTS, in each category, in alphabetic order. Amongst them, there are the Bronze, Silver and Golden Cameras and the FEP Photographer of the Year 2016! 
 
Congratulations to:
 
COMMERCIAL: Antonio Barrella, Italy, Gareth Byrne, Ireland, Odd Furenes, Norway, Stephan Huger, Austria, Antti Karppinen, Finland, Onni Wiljami Kinnunen, Finland, Mathias Kniepeiss, Austria, Gerry O'Leary, Ireland, Xanti Rodriguez, Spain, Thomas Schauer, Austria
 
FASHION: Antonio Barrella, Italy, Patrizia Burra, Italy, Cormac Byrne, Ireland, Michael Hayes, Ireland, Onni Wiljami Kinnunen, Finland, Lluis Oliver, Spain, Natalia Pipkina, Norway, Edgar Raphael, Portugal, Michael Schnabl, Austria, Riccardo Urnato, Italy
 
ILLUSTRATION: Andre Boto, Portugal, Patrizia Burra, Italy, Antti Karppinen, Finland, Jon Klasbu, Norway, Onni Wiljami Kinnunen, Finland, Krister Löfroth, Finland, Katya Rashkevich, Russia, Xanti Rodriguez, Spain,  Alvaro Ruiz, Spain, Michael Schnabl, Austria, Siri Sødahl, Norway
 
LANDSCAPE: Stefan Brenner, Austria, Bram Declercq, Belgium, Peter Gordon, Ireland, Simon Hausberger, Austria, Tom D. Jones, Belgium, Franz G. Messenbäck, Austria, Michael McLaughlin, Ireland, Daragh Muldowney, Ireland, Marcos Rodríguez, Spain, Jeroen Van Nieuwenhove, Belgium
 
PORTRAIT: Yves-Michel Barclay, France, Patrizia Burra, Italy, Vicente Esteban, Spain, Richard K. Johansen, Norway, Onni Wiljami Kinnunen, Finland, Yeray Menéndez, Spain, Guido Pelgrim, Netherlands, Igor Sakharov, Latvia, Garfield Trummer, Austria, Vesa Tyni, Finland
 
REPORTAGE: Jorge Bacelar, Portugal, Rui Caria, Portugal, Roberto Colacioppo, Italy, Vanessa Forget, France, Jesus Jimenez, Spain, Svetlana Petrova, Russia, Marcos Rodríguez, Spain, Ulrich Schulte, Sweden, Vincenzo Tessarin, Italy, Jos Verhoogen, Belgium
 
SPORTS: Pierre Delaunay, France, Milos Fic, Czech Republic, Simon Hausberger, Austria, Mathias Kniepeiss, Austria, Herbert Kratky, Austria, Jose Luis Mendez Fernandez, Spain, Yeray Menendez, Spain, Marek Musil, Czech Republic, Nicola Ughi, Italy, Harald Voglhuber, Austria
 
WEDDING: Nevzat Basaran, Denmark, Manuel González, Spain, Jose Luis Guardia Vazquez, Spain, Juan Carlos Guardia Vazquez, Spain, Clemente Jimenez, Spain, Igor Link, Germany, Carlos Felipe Ortiz, Spain, Philippe Swiggers, Belgium, Nuno Teixeira, Portugal, Manola van Leeuwe, Netherlands
 
WILDLIFE: Dmitry Arkhipov, Russia, Thomas De Sterck, Belgium, Jürgen de Witte, Belgium, Simon Hausberger, Austria, Tim Hunt, UK, Tom D. Jones, Belgium, Martin Morel, France, Seppo Rintala, Finland, Jos Verhoogen, Belgium, Lluisa Viladoms Bargallo, Spain
 
STUDENTS AND YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS: Markus Aspegren, Finland, Frida Bringslimark, Norway, Henning Frode Dispen, Norway, Dawid Galinski, Poland, Linda Leitner, Austria, Silvano Pedrett, Switzerland, Aina Rosland Ruud, Norway, Salva Ruiz, Spain, Luis Rüsing, Germany, Terese Samuelsen, Norway
 
Next week, we will announce the awards for single pictures, continue to follow us! 

FEP Competition 2016: first results!

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FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2016… The judging phase just closed... We are now happy to announce the names of the photographers, in each category, who got at least an award… they are below, in alphabetical order. Congratulations to:
 
COMMERCIAL
Antonio Barrella, Italy  
Gareth Byrne, Ireland  
Odd Furenes, Norway  
Stephan Huger, Austria   
Antti Heikki Petteri Karppinen, Finland  
Friedrich Michael Jansenberger, Austria  
Onni Wiljami Kinnunen, Finland  
Mathias Kniepeiss, Austria  
Gerry O'Leary, Ireland  
Xanti Rodriguez, Spain  
Thomas Schauer, Austria
 
FASHION
Yuri Afanasiev, Russia  
Antonio Barrella, Italy  
Patrizia Burra, Italy
Cormac Byrne, Ireland  
Michael Hayes, Ireland
Onni Wiljami Kinnunen, Finland
Lluis Oliver, Spain  
Natalia Pipkina, Norway 
Edgar Raphael, Portugal   
Michael Schnabl, Austria
Riccardo Urnato, Italy
 
ILLUSTRATION
Andre Boto, Portugal  
Patrizia Burra, Italy
Fernando Branquinho, Portugal
Antti Heikki Petteri Karppinen, Finland  
Marit Lystad Johansen, Norway  
Onni Wiljami Kinnunen, Finland  
Jon Klasbu, Norway  
Krister Löfroth, Finland  
Nina Pauloff, Finland   
Katya Rashkevich, Russia
Xanti Rodriguez, Spain  
Alvaro Ruiz, Spain  
Michael Schnabl, Austria  
Siri Sødahl, Norway  
Christina Maria Stowasser, Austria  
 
LANDSCAPE
Stefan Brenner, Austria  
Bram Declercq, Belgium  
Peter Gordon, Ireland  
Simon Hausberger, Austria  
Tom D. Jones, Belgium  
Sonja Jordan, Austria  
Mathias Kniepeiss, Austria  
Dmitry Martynov, Russia  
Franz G. Messenbäck, Austria  
Michael McLaughlin, Ireland  
Daragh Muldowney, Ireland  
Karel Mus, Belgium  
Marcos Rodríguez, Spain  
Irakli Shavgulidze, Georgia   
Jano Štovka, Slovakia  
Jiří Stránský, Czech Republic
Jeroen Van Nieuwenhove, Belgium  
Jos Verhoogen, Belgium  
 
PORTRAIT
Yves-Michel Barclay, France  
Patrizia Burra, Italy  
Siw Edvardsen, Norway   
Vicente Esteban, Spain  
Richard K. Johansen, Norway   
Onni Wiljami Kinnunen, Finland  
Yeray Menéndez, Spain  
Jaime Mezquida Caudeli, Spain   
Beat Mumenthaler, Switzerland  
Nina Pauloff, Finland   
Guido Pelgrim, Netherlands 
Sirpa Ryyppö, Finland
Igor Sakharov, Latvia  
Michael Schnabl, Austria  
Caroline Tanghe, Belgium  
Garfield Trummer, Austria  
Vesa Tyni, Finland   
Åsa Deleau Wiklund, Sweden  
 
REPORTAGE/PHOTOJOURNALISM
Jorge Bacelar, Portugal  
Miriam Skeide Brandstad, Norway  
Rui Caria, Portugal  
Roberto Colacioppo, Italy  
Vanessa Forget, France 
Stefano Gerardi, Italy  
Jesus Jimenez, Spain  
Bartłomiej Jurecki, Poland  
Carl Lapeirre, Belgium  
Franz G. Messenbäck, Austria 
Svetlana Petrova, Russia  
Marcos Rodríguez, Spain 
Ulrich Schulte, Sweden   
Vincenzo Tessarin, Italy  
Jos Verhoogen, Belgium
  
SPORTS
Pierre Delaunay, France 
Milos Fic, Czech Republic   
Simon Hausberger, Austria  
Mathias Kniepeiss, Austria  
Herbert Kratky, Austria  
Jose Luis Mendez Fernandez, Spain  
Yeray Menendez, Spain
Marek Musil, Czech Republic  
Nicola UghI, Italy   
Harald Voglhuber, Austria  
 
WEDDING
Tomas Avis, Spain  
Nevzat Basaran, Denmark  
Andreas Bjørge, Norway  
Emanuele Carpenzano, Italy  
Thibault Chappe, France  
Antonio Gibotta, Italy  
Manuel González, Spain  
Jose Luis Guardia Peinado, Spain
Jose Luis Guardia Vazquez, Spain 
Juan Carlos Guardia Vazquez, Spain  
Clemente Jimenez, Spain  
Maris Kiselov, Latvia  
Igor Link, Germany   
Carlos Felipe Ortiz, Spain  
Silvio Pinto, Portugal  
Miguel Rolo, Portugal   
Faustino Maldonado Román, Spain  
Philippe Swiggers, Belgium   
Reginald Tackoen, Belgium   
Nuno Teixeira, Portugal  
Manola van Leeuwe, The Netherlands
 
WILDLIFE
Dmitry Arkhipov, Russia   
Lluisa Viladoms Bargallo, Spain  
Federico Cutuli, Italy  
Thomas De Sterck, Belgium  
Jürgen de Witte, Belgium   
Simon Hausberger, Austria  
Tim Hunt, United Kingdom 
Iveri Janezashvili, Georgia  
Tom D. Jones, Belgium  
Bartłomiej Jurecki, Poland  
Martin Morel, France  
Seppo Rintala, Finland   
Jano Štovka, Slovakia  
Jos Verhoogen, Belgium  
 
STUDENTS AND YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS
Markus Aspegren, Finland
Frida Bringslimark, Norway   
Henning Frode Dispen, Norway  
Dawid Galinski, Poland
Linda Leitner, Austria
Silvano Pedrett, Switzerland
Aina Rosland Ruud, Norway
Salva Ruiz, Spain  
Luis Rüsing, Germany   
Terese Samuelsen, Norway   
 
Next week, we will announce the top 10 finishers per category, the so called finalists. The Bronze, Silver and Golden Cameras will be amongst them… All the finalists will be invited to the FEP Awards Ceremony, which will be held in Portugal, Santa Maria da Feira, on March 13, at 19.00, aside the national congress EXPOFOTO 2016. During the ceremony, we will present the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year 2016. 
 
The attendance at the Awards Ceremony is free of charge and open also to the accompanists, but it is also possible to register for the whole congress (simultaneous translation in English!), the gala dinner, the social program etc. at a very special rate. We will be happy to take care of your registration!! For more information, visit the website http://expofoto.appimagem.pt/ and contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Continue to follow us!

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FEP Cover Picture of February 2016

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FEP COVER PICTURE OF FEBRUARY 2016!
Congratulations to Martin Ktystynek, QEP from Slovakia, winner of the FEP Cover Picture of the Month for this just ended edition. Discover all the images submitted! And all the FEP Covers, follow us on facebook!

FEP Competition 2016: Judges at work!

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Judges at work to celebrate the FEP Golden Cameras and the Professional Photographer of the Year 2016

The FEP European Professional Photographers of the Year Awards 2016, 7th edition since 2009, closed with a new record number of entries: more than 2000 images submitted from more than 400 photographers coming from 25 European countries!

The top ten photographers in each of the 9 categories (Commercial, Fashion, Illustration, Landscape, Portrait, Reportage/photojournalism, Sports, Wedding, Wildlife) and in the Special section "Students and young photographers", will be announced in the second half of February, whilst the winners will be announced on March, 13, 2016 in Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal, at the FEP AWARDS CEREMONY.
 
The international judging panel, composed of 10 judges and chaired by MQEP Jørgen Brandt, is presently at work to judge the pictures, seeking out the best professional images of the year in Europe. 
 
The last FEP European Professional Photographers of the Year:  Peter Gordon, Ireland,  2012,  Uli Staiger, Germany, 2014 and finally Diogo Freitas, Portugal, 2015, (author of the picture attached).

Who will be the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year 2016? 
In 8 weeks we will have the name!    


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