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PHOTOPIA: Aerial Award

Drones are as much a part of PHOTOPIA as the ships are of the Port of Hamburg. In a new photo competition, photographers have the opportunity to demonstrate their own creativity and become part of an exhibition at PHOTOPIA with their aerial photographs.


Friends of Willy Brandt House: German Peace Prize for Photography

The Freundeskreis Willy-Brandt-Haus will be showing the German Peace Prize for Photography from September 22 to November 5, 2023.


Fashion photographer Ralph Man will be on the Container Stage for three days during PHOTOPIA 2023, photographing professional photo models along with select festival attendees.

BGW: "People - Work - Future 2024" photo competition

August 1, 2023 marks the start of the application phase for the "Mensch - Arbeit - Zukunft 2024" (People - Work - Future 2024) photo competition organized by the BGW (Berufsgenossenschaft für Gesundheitsdienst und Wohlfahrtspflege). The competition is looking for photographic works on the topic of…

Pirelli Kalender: Prince Gyasi – The Cal 2024

The Pirelli calendar, also known as "The Cal," is photographed for 2024 by visual artist Prince Gyasi Nyantakyi of Ghana - also known by his stage name Prince Gyasi.

Patron: Albert Watson @ PHOTOPIA

The internationally renowned fashion, fine art and advertising photographer Albert Watson is this year's patron of PHOTOPIA Hamburg. Following Ellen von Unwerth in 2021 and Rankin last year, the Festival of Imaging presents his most outstanding photographs. Albert Watson will be a guest at PHOTOPIA…


PHOTOFAIRS New York, a new contemporary, photo-based and digital art fair, has announced the exhibitors for its inaugural edition, which will take place September 8-10, 2023 (VIP Preview on September 7) at the Javits Center.

11th Oberstdorf photo summit 2023: "Family Reunion" starts end of June

The 11th Oberstdorf photo summit will kick off from June 28 to July 2, 2023, under the motto "Family Reunion." Internationally renowned fashion photographer Kristian Schuller joins Claudia Roth - minister of state as well as federal government commissioner for culture and the media - as the patron…

New way to take pictures? Event cameras

The science of intelligence cluster of excellence at TU Berlin is researching new "event cameras" that could be used in robots and smartphones in the future.

BFF Promotion Award 2023/24: talents sighted

The jury of the prestigious BFF Förderpreis 2023/24 has selected the 12 participants for the practice-related BFF Förderpreis program from a wealth of applications of the most diverse and creative photographic concepts.

participants for the practice-related BFF Förderpreis program.

CEWE Photo Award: World's largest photo competition

With 509,612 photos submitted by amateurs and professionals from all over the world, this year's CEWE Photo Award is once again the world's largest photo competition.

Free admission to the Lee Miller exhibition at the Bucerius Kunst Forum (10.06. - 24.09.2023)

With the purchase of a PHOTOPIA ticket, all festival visitors receive free admission to the exhibition LEE MILLER. PHOTOGRAPHER BETWEEN WAR AND GLAMOUR at the Bucerius Kunst Forum.

11th Oberstdorf Photo Summit 2023: Family Reunion - The Exhibitions

More than a dozen exhibitions will be presented at the Oberstdorf Photo Summit from June 28 to July 2, 2023, including those by patron Kristian Schuller, Walter Schels, Joachim Baldauf and Rankin.

Great Britain: V&A Photography Centre

At the end of May, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London opened the new extension to its photography department, creating the largest permanent space for photography in the UK.


ADC & PHOTOPIA: Congress – Beyond the Photoverse

Photography at the crossroads of NFT, AI, Web3, Metaverse and Crypto: Under the motto "Beyond the Photoverse", the Art Directors Club for Germany (ADC) e.V. and PHOTOPIA Hamburg will bring national and international experts on stage to rethink photography at the B2B Day of the trade fair festival on…

Art Fair: Photo London 2023

At Photo London 2023, the 125 exhibiting galleries achieved strong sales across all areas of the show in mid-May, with some dealers completely selling out their booths.

f² Fotofestival: #Globality

Eleven days full program in Dortmund: From June 1 - 11 2023, the f² Fotofestival presents international photography on the theme of #globality.

Google: About this image

Google announces that it will introduce a new tool called About this image in the coming months, which is intended to help identify the context of origin of images. AI images in particular should be identifiable in this way.



The BFF, Berufsverband Freie Fotografen und Filmgestaltung e.V., invites you to FUTURE FLASH 2023 on June 17, 2023 with an exhibition of its members, presentations of its new honorary members Anton Corbijn and Esther Haase, as well as to the symposium of the BFF Academy under the motto BEYOND…

CEWE: Truck on photo festival tour

As the leading photo service provider in Europe, CEWE is once again the official premium partner of numerous photo festivals this year. Many events at which CEWE will be present are on the program until November.