Zeiss Photography Award launches
THE third Zeiss Photography Award has opened for entries, with prizes including € 12,000 worth of Zeiss lenses, a further € 3,000 in travel expenses in order to complete a photography project, as well as a day at the Zeiss headquarters in Germany. Winners will also see their images displayed alongside the Sony World Photography Awards exhibition at Somerset House in London next year.
The theme of the third competition is ‘Seeing Beyond – Untold Stories’ and photographers have until 6 February 2018 to submit a series of between five and ten images for consideration. One winner, plus a shortlist of up to ten, will be announced on 3 April 2018.
The panel of judges will include Chris Hudson, art director of National
Geographic Traveller (UK), Patricia Morvan, Cultural Projects and Exhibitions, Agence VU’ (France) and Peter Bas Mensink, publisher, GUP magazine (Netherlands).
In 2017, the competition attracted more than 30,000 images from 132 different countries. It was won by Belgian photographer Kevin Faingnaert (see his images on this page). The Zeiss Photography Award is jointly organised by Zeiss and the World Photography Organisation. Photographers are required to submit a series of five to ten images online. For more information on the competition, and to enter your work, visit the website at www.worldphoto.org/zeiss.
Kevin Faingnaert won the 2017 Zeiss competition with his series of images of the Faroe Islands
Another image to inspire you from Faingnaert’s winning ‘Føroyar’ series
Faingnaert captured the everyday life of the Faroe islanders