The jury has reached a decision on which are the standout works from this year’s Felix Schoeller Photo Award and has selected the best 187 entries out of 2,377 submissions from 92 countries. This selected group of both established and prospective professional photographers represents international contemporary photography in an exceptional way across all five categories, including in the emerging talent category.
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 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
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
The Felix Schoeller Photo Award is pleased to welcome a new partner: Olympus Deutschland GmbH is the new sponsor for the Emerging Photographer Award in the next awards ceremony. The agreement was signed by both parties at the start of December 2016, with Olympus reiterating its commitment to its strategy of putting its target audience of professional photographers, more