And the winners are…

The 2017 winners (from left): Mario Brand, Saskia Boelsums, Matt Hulse, Alain Schroeder, Hosam Katan, Guilherme Bergamini, Rodrigo Illescas

The presentation of the prizes of this year’s Felix Schoeller Photo Award took place on 14 October in the Museum of Cultural History in Osnabrück. Amongst the audience of around 80 invited guests were all five category winners, the winner of the Emerging Photographer Award and the winner of the Audience Prize.


Vote for your favourite project in the Felix Schoeller Photo Award People’s Choice!

Photo: Selection from the work 'Mediterranean Migration', Mathieu Willcocks, UK

Selected from 2,377 submissions from 92 countries, spanning six categories – Portraiture, Landscape, Architecture, Photojournalism, Conceptual and Best Emerging Photographer – this year’s thirty nominees are a celebration of some of the best contemporary photography the world has to offer. But whose work deserves to win?more

The 30 nominees for the Felix Schoeller Photo Award are now online.

Photo: Selected from the series "Mare Mostrum" by Marco Valle, Priverno (Lt), Italy

The jury’s decision is now final: they have nominated five submissions in each of the five categories and for the ‘Emerging Photographer’ competition. All nominated submissions can now be viewed online together with descriptions of the concept and information about the photographer. 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

Interview with Gold Award Winner Karolin Klüppel

On 10 October 2015, Dr. Bernhard Klofat presented the Felix Schoeller Photo Award in Gold to the German photographer Karolin Klüppel, who was born in Kassel. The award also included a cash prize of 10,000 euros. One year later, we chatted with Karolin Klüppel about how the award has affected such a dedicated photographer. One thing is sure: the past twelve months have been a very exciting time for Karolin Klüppel.more

The winners of the Felix Schoeller Photo Award 2015 are announced

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

… and the winners are! The six winners of the Felix Schoeller Photo Award 2015 have been chosen. The awards were presented to the winners in front of 90 invited guests in Osnabrück’s Museum of Cultural History.