©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.
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.
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
This year’s Felix Schoeller Photo Award (FSPA) will be an even greater success than the two previous awards in 2013 and 2015: half way through the submission period, we are counting on at least doubling the number of entries in all relevant aspects.more
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
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
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
Talking to Thomas Friedrich Schäfer, category winner 2015:
He won the category “Free Choice / Conceptional Photography” in 2015. Now, two years later, he talked with us about memories and success. And the time it takes him to create one of his installations.
Once again we are proud to present the HPA 2017 to all photographers who are fascinated by folklore cultures and love to document them through outstanding photography.
The third international Felix Schoeller Photo Award is about to take place, with professional photographers and trainee photographers having the opportunity to submit their work at our website from January 1st to May 31st, 2017. The Felix Schoeller Photo Award honors work that demonstrates a love of photography, combined with the most demanding quality standards for images. more