Felix Schoeller Photo Award reports record number of entries

©Christian Werner, Winner of the FSPA 2015, Category: Photojournalism/Editorial Photography

Photographers from 92 countries enter the contest.

The 2017 International Felix Schoeller Photo Award marks the third occasion on which the contest has been held, attracting a record number of entrants, with 2,377 submissions being uploaded prior to the deadline on 31 May. That is over a thousand more entries compared to the last edition of the contest.


Deadline for submissions has expired – nevertheless, submissions that have been begun can still be completed

The deadline for submissions to the Felix Schoeller Photo Award 2017 has expired. In the past two days, a large number of photographers have been attempting to upload their entries. This has sometimes led to a reduction of the upload speed. In view of this, all entrants who have already received a registration email now have time until 12 midnight (CEST) on 2 June to finish uploading their entries.

Last call for entry: Submission deadline for the Felix Schoeller Photo Award 2017 is 31st May 2017

Who will be the next winners? The 2015 edtion's winners were: (left to right): Mohammad Fahim Ahamed Riyad, Sandra Hoyn, Christian Werner, Karolin Klüppel, Thomas Friedrich Schäfer, Sebastian Mölleken

The submission deadline for the third international Felix Schoeller Photo Award is closing on the 31st of May 2017. At the end of May, after five months of submissions, one of the most prestigious photo contests for professional photographers in the German-speaking world, with 25,000 € total prize money up for grabs, is moving into the judging stage. more

Felix Schoeller Photo Award is a powerful platform for award winners

The Felix Schoeller Photo Award has set its sights on promoting outstanding photography. The 2017 edition of the contest breaks new ground regarding the way the prize winners will be promoted. The extent to which artists benefit from the Award’s media relations work is demonstrated by our collaboration with the British Journal of Photography (BJP), which started this year. more

2015 Gold Award Winner appears in the British Journal of Photography

Over a million photography enthusiasts worldwide read the British Journal of Photography in its print and online editions. A comprehensive article about the Gold Award Winner of the 2015 Felix Schoeller Photo Awards is now available for you to read, in which the Berlin-based artist, Karolin Klüppel, discusses her series of portraits entitled “Mädchenland” (“Kingdom of Girls”)more

Off to a great start (again!)

Yet another amazing record: by 15 February, 260 professional photographers had already submitted their work. Last time round, barely 100 submissions had been received at this stage in the contest. Strikingly, Russia leads the table for the most submissions, with Iran in third place, with Ukraine and Kazakhstan among the top ten.more