CEPIC Stock Photography Awards Competition Opens

Posted on 2/23/2015 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (0)

CEPIC, in conjunction with East News Photo Agency, has launched the first edition of the CEPIC Stock Photography Awards competition with a 3,000 Euro prize and a title of CEPIC Stock Photographer of the Year for the winner.

Photos must be submitted in the category of creative stock and contain all of the required releases. There will also be second and third place winners with a second prize of 1,500 Euros and the third prize of 500 Euros. Complete rules are available here.

The major purpose of the Awards is to support traditional stock photography and defend the right of fair compensation to photographers for their work. The Awards also promotes open and collaborative relationship between photo libraries and photographers.

Entries are free for all CEPIC members and professional photographers that cooperate with them. Thus, photographers who have stock images with Alamy or any of the other approximately 800 picture sources around the world connected directly, or through national associations, with CEPIC qualify for this competition regardless of where the photographer happens to live and work.

Closing Date For Entries

The closing date for entries is the 10th of May 2015.

A jury of industry professionals will shortlist a minimum of 20 images which will be announced prior to the CEPIC 2015 Congress Welcome Reception. The winner and two finalists will be announced during the CEPIC Annual Industry Party in June 2015.

CEPIC stands for the Coordination of European Picture Agencies Stock, Press and Heritage. As the Center of the Picture Industry, CEPIC federates around 800 picture agencies and photo libraries in 20 countries across Europe, both within and outside the European Union. It has affiliates in North America and Asia. Through its membership, CEPIC represents more than 200.000 authors in direct licensing.

For futher information please contact: Ewa Burdynska-Michna. pbagrfg@PRCVP-cubgbtencul-njneqf.pbz, tel: +48-22-211-1051

Copyright © 2015 Jim Pickerell. The above article may not be copied, reproduced, excerpted or distributed in any manner without written permission from the author. All requests should be submitted to Selling Stock at 10319 Westlake Drive, Suite 162, Bethesda, MD 20817, phone 301-461-7627, e-mail: wvz@fpcubgbf.pbz

Jim Pickerell is founder of www.selling-stock.com, an online newsletter that publishes daily. He is also available for personal telephone consultations on pricing and other matters related to stock photography. He occasionally acts as an expert witness on matters related to stock photography. For his current curriculum vitae go to: http://www.jimpickerell.com/Curriculum-Vitae.aspx.  


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