The Belgian association of professional photographers Nationale Vereniging van Beroepsfotografen is an official partner of this event. All professional and keen amateur photographers from around the world are welcome in Overpelt to show their most photogenic work to a large public. For this 2017 edition the subject is the human portrait and the President of the International Jury will be FEP Board Member Johan Brouwers, QEP.
An international jury of professional photographers will select the photos. You can enter up until midnight 9th of January 2017.
So, who knows? Maybe your photos will be exhibited in the streets of Overpelt for a whole summer next year!
Jean-Félix Bernetel, re-elected President of GNPP
We are happy to annonce that our Vice-President, Board Member and QEP Jean-Félix Bernetel has been re-elected for a second time as President of the French FEP member association GNPP - Groupement National de la Photographie Professionnelle.
FEP COVER PICTURE OF OCTOBER 2016
The winner of this month is Andrey Balabasov, QEP from Germany
Next round: at the end of October, for the cover picture of November
Follow us on our official page on facebook to see all the submitted pictures and to enter the contest!
European Photographers and Videographers!
PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS - The next QEP and MQEP judging session will be in Amsterdam next November, 19-20. Pictures must be on site within November 17. However, if you want to apply, the time for sending your pre-registration (the application form) is now: this year the DEADLINE for PRE-REGISTRATIONS is OCTOBER 15! HURRY UP and do not lose the chance to be awarded with the well known and highest European Titles, only for FEP members! APPLY NOW!
PROFESSIONAL VIDEOGRAPHERS - The FEP is working for you too. We launched in 2015 a new set of qualification only for professionals who work in the videography industry, to give them the EV – European Videographer title and the QEV – Qualified European Videographer title. At the first judging session last November, the FEP awarded 8 EV and 15 QEV. The SECOND VIDEO QUALIFICATION SESSION will be in Segovia, Spain, on November 1-2, 2016. Checkout: DEADLINE TO REGISTER: OCTOBER 15! Don’t let it expire! APPLY NOW!
Full rules and regulations for photo and video qualification are available at the FEP website HERE
Picture by Eugenio Li Volsi, QEP, Italy
FEP is happy to inform you that we can already announce and confirm the dates and the venues of the next QEP and MASTER QEP judging sessions for the year 2017!
They are, in the order:
- July 8-9, 2017, Falmouth, United Kingdom
- November 25-26, Tbilisi, Georgia
FEP European Pofessional Photographer of the Year Awards 2017 is now OPEN FOR ENTRIES!
There are 9 categories in the competition: Commercial, Fashion, Illustration/Digital Art & FineArt, Landscape, Portrait, Reportage/Photojournalism, Sports, Wedding, Wildlife. There is also one special section open to the students and to photographers under 25 year of age.
WATCH OUT! For some categories, the content of the images must not be altered and only single-frame images will be accepted.
To read the full rules text and the catgories description and limits, and to enter the competition, click HERE
FEP members, EPs, QEPs or MQEPs and students, they are entitled to get discounts or free entries.
Competition will remain open until December 31st , 2016…
The competition Chairman, Jorgen Brandt invite the colleagues to enter the competition: “Come on photographers!… It is time to gather your very best images and submit them for the FEP Photographer of the Year Awards 2017! You will be part of a very unique event for European Photographers - by European Photographers - and get your best images exposed. An OPEN WORLD begins with an OPEN MIND - send your images and inspire others - see their work and be inspired by others... We look forward to enjoy your creativity!”
Picture by Yves-Michel Barclay, QEP
FEP Cover Picture of September 2016, by Eugenio Li Volsi, QEP, Italy
Almost 400 "like" for this picture! For a second time in a row, the winner of the FEP Cover Picture of the Month Contest is Eugenio Li Volsi, QEP from Italy.
Discover the album of the FEP Cover Picture Contest of September at the FEP official page on facebook, outstanding images entered and a lot of "likes" !
From September 20 to 25, FEP will be present at photokina, Cologne, Germany, with a booth in hall 4.1 (stand K40)
Thanks to a great cooperation with the FEP member German association CentralVerband Deutscher Berufsfotografen and with 2 official FEP partners ChromaLuxe and WhiteWall, you will see a printed exhibition of the FEP European Golden Cameras 2016, the 2016 World Photographic Cup Gold Medals 2016 and some recent QEP and MASTER QEP awarded pictures.
The images are printed on ChromaLuxe by the German photo lab WhiteWall, as HD Metal Prints.