The 2015 Felix Schoeller Photo Award has an even tighter focus on high-quality photography and international professional photographers. The fact that this aim has been achieved is illustrated by the numerous entries from prizewinners and finalists in prestigious international competitions.

The list of competitions reads like a Who’s Who of international photography prizes: Hasselblad Masters, Pulitzer Prize, World Press Photo of the Year Award, Prix de la Photographie, Cannes Lions, various Art Directors Club Awards, Nikon Photo Contest, Canon ProfiFoto Award for Young Photographers, Sony World Photography Award, Henri Nannen Prize, BFF Prize for Emerging Photographers, Reinhart Wolf Prize, and the Leica Oskar Barnack Prize – to mention but a few.