FETA Awards 2017 - International Photography award
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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Now in its 5th year, The FEP Federation of European Photographers’ has recently organised new Europen Photography Award titled FETA Award 2017 dedicate to any final year student studying photography.
The FETA Photography Award aims to encourage and recognize the high standard of photographic image making, taking place in Europe by final year students and newly qualified young photographers.
The winner of “The Emerging Talent Award” will receive a certificate during the FETA Award Ceremony. All those who received awards will be invited to collect their prize and FEP may contribute to their travel expenses. The winner and the students who will get merits will also win a free submission for the QEP qualification when the criteria of a QEP application is otherwise met (i.e. a membership in a national FEP member association). At the discretion of the organization concerned, a one year free membership may be offered to Merit award winners and the overall winner.
• A portfolio of 9 images must be submitted online by the student.
• Files must be RGB, JPEG, 4,000 pixels on the longest side and under 8MB
• FETA has no category. Any subject is acceptable but they must hang together as a unified collection. It is also recommended that the images tell a story.
• A personal statement (in English) must also be submitted together with the images explaining the context/theme of the submitted portfolio. The statement should be a maximum of a 100 words.
The college/university course leader will select the highest achieving final year students on their course to enter for the award. The maximum number of portfolios which can be sent by each Institute is 10. The college/university course leader will also validate and verify each student’s submission of images.
This competition is an excellent opportunity for the students to test their skills against others from different countries.
Judging will take place online by 3 international judges, chaired by a non-voting chairman. To ensure impartiality each portfolio be given a score out of a 100 by each judge (as a panel of photographs not for individual images). This score will then determine the top portfolios, winner and any merits. The chairman can invite the judges to re-assess a portfolio in any case of striking differences in scoring.
The entry fee for this competition is 20 Euro.
Who can enter?
The award is open to any final year student, studying photography on a 3 years degree or equivalent course recognised in that country by the government’s educational validation procedures or conforms to that countries’ educational validating procedures in which the institute, College or University is located. Applicants must be under 30 years of age in the year of submission.
The winner of The Emerging Talent Award will receive a certificate during the FETA Award ceremony (date and venue will be communicated during the current year on FEP website). Merit winners will receive a merit certificate. All those who received awards will be invited to collect their prize and FEP may contribute to their travel expenses. The winner and the students who will get merits will also win a free submission for the QEP qualification when the criteria of a QEP application is otherwise met (i.e. a membership in a national FEP member association). At the discretion of the organisation concerned, a one year free membership may be offered to Merit award winners and the overall winner.
For all further informations about the FETA Awards 2017 visit the following official website: