The 3rd CEPIC Stock Photography Awards, organised in cooperation with East News are now open for entry.

After two successful editions for photographers collaborating with CEPIC Members, this year the Stock Photography Awards are open and free of charge to enter for all photographers worldwide.

Photographers are invited to submit entries in five categories:

  • Cities, buildings, industry
  • Creative, abstract and concepts
  • Lifestyle and released people images
  • Nature, science and landscape
  • The arts, culture and retro

The main winner will receive:

the title “CEPIC Stock Photographer of the Year”
3000 EUR
Winning image showcased in the Berlin exhibition
International exposure on CEPIC website
Global media coverage

The 1st finalist will receive:

1500 EUR
Winning image showcased in the Berlin exhibition
International exposure on CEPIC website
Global media coverage
The 2nd finalist will receive:

500 EUR
Winning image showcased in the Berlin exhibition
International exposure on CEPIC website
Global media coverage

The best picture in each category will be awarded with a diploma and a medal.

An international jury will shortlist a minimum of 100 images which will be announced prior to the CEPIC 2017 Congress Welcome Reception. The category winners and the CEPIC Stock Photographer of the Year will be unveiled during the CEPIC Congress 2017 in Berlin.

A printed catalogue, sponsored by age fotostock, with the best 55 images will be delivered the day of the Awards ceremony.

The photos submitted must contain all of the required releases. An entry code is not required to enter the competition. Complete rules are available here.

The closing date for entries is the 15th of May 2017.

The purpose of the CEPIC Stock Photography Awards is to support traditional stock photography and defend the right of photographers to receive fair compensation for their work.

Further information on contest prizes and rules can be found on the CEPIC Stock Photography Awards web site.

Call for entries – 3rd CEPIC Stock Photography Awards