About the competition
This is the second edition of the FEP European Photo Book of the Year Award which is divided into the following categories:
A) Reportage B) Portraits C) Landscape D) Nature photography E) Nudes F) Monographs G) Commercial (applications for iPad, calendars, CD-Rom…) H) Self-published books that were not produced by a publisher.
The aim of this European prize is to promote the photographic book and photography and to acknowledge the outstanding work of professionals in the field. All published books can be entered for the competition, with the exception of books produced by members of the jury or connected to them in any way.
Each book can be entered for the competition either by its author or publisher, who must download and fill the entry form, which must be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org A printed and signed copy of the entry form must also be inserted in the parcel together with the book.
A single copy of each book must be sent by no later than 18 March 2013 to the secretary of the European Photo Book of the Year Award 2013 at the following address:
FEP European Photo Book of the Year Award 2013 c/o Adriano Scognamillo Casella postale 194 Perugia Centro 06100 Perugia (Italy)
Please write the following two phrases on the outside of the parcel:
Volume in visione-partecipazione a concorso FEP (Federation of European Photographers). Inspection copy of book not for sale, sent as entry in FEP competition.
The entry fee for each book is €50, (€70 € for non EU countries) to be sent via bank transfer to:
FEP – Federation of European Professional Photographers Account : 734-0103274-75 Bankdetails: KBC Bank Brussel Schuman Robert Schumanplein 4 B-1040 Brussels IBAN BE 05 734 0103274 75 BIC KREDBEBB
Books entered for the competition will not be returned and will become part of the FEP library. In the case of books of high value, a request can be made for the books to be returned, but postage costs must be paid by the person making the request.
The jury will consist of 5 experts nominated by FEP and the jury’s decisions will be final. The Jury has the right to move books to a different category or to create a new one should a book deserve it because of its artistic merit.
One winner will be chosen for each category and the winner will receive a diploma and a ceramic plate. One book from all the entries will be chosen as FEP Best Photographic Book 2013 and will receive the EUROPEAN BOOK PRIZE.
The prize will be given to the person who entered the book for the competition.
The organizers reserve the right to promote the event in the media by reproducing images or text from the books entered for the prize.
The prize-giving ceremony will take place on April, 14th, 2013 during at the FEP International Photo Days in Gmunden (Austria)
Only the authors/publishers of the books that win prizes will be contacted directly by email or telephone, and it is hoped that they will be able to come and receive the prizes in person.
Results will be published in the media as well as on the site www.europeanphotographers.eu from the day following the prize-giving.
Authors and/or publishers must authorise the organisers to use the personal information provided on the entry form in compliance with law no. 675/96 and to publish images from the winning books with the sole aim of promoting the Prize.
- 20 December 2012 – Competition Opens
- 20 March 2013 – Deadline for Receipt of Entries
- 6 April 2013 – Meeting of the Jury
- 14 April 2013 – Prize-giving ceremony