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Felix Schoeller Photo Award: German Peace Prize for Photography 2023

The "German Peace Award for Photography" goes to the German photographer Sebastian Wells and his Ukrainian project partner Vsevolod Kazarin.

GDT NATURE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2023: Silke Hüttche - "Szenen einer Ehe"

The GDT Nature Photographer of the Year competition is held every year exclusively for GDT members. This year Silke Hüttche prevailed with her picture "Szenen einer Ehe" against 424 GDT members from 13 countries.

ProfiFoto(s) @ Arles: Call-for-Entries – A STATE OF CONSCIOUSNESS

ProfiFoto, in cooperation with WhiteWall, is offering photographers the chance to exhibit their images from July 3-14, 2022, as part of the off-program of the internationally renowned photo festival Rencontres d'Arles 2023.

FOTODOKS 2023: Future Perfect

From July 12 to August 20, 2023, the biennial FOTODOKS - Festival for Contemporary Documentary Photography will take place at the Lothringer 13 Halle in Munich.

CEWE Photo Award 2023

The CEWE Photo Award connects photo enthusiasts - and celebrates the beauty of our world. The world's largest photo competition is starting its fifth round with the motto "Our world is beautiful", and photos can be submitted in ten exciting categories. Win the coveted award and one of 1,000 prizes…

Statement: Photo Council on AI

The associations and institutions organized in the German Photographic Council take a position on AI image generators in a joint statement. Member of the team of authors was ProfiFoto editor-in-chief Thomas Gerwers in his capacity as chairman of the DGPh section Art, Market and Law.

World Press Photo: WPP Photos of the Year

The four global winners of the 2023 World Press Photo Contest, selected from thousands of entries, have been announced.

Photo Products of the Year: TIPA WORLD AWARDS 2023

The Technical Image Press Association has announced the 2023 TIPA World Awards for the year's best photo and imaging products and services.

Ernst Leitz Museum Wetzlar: Rankin - Time Leaps

From May 26 to September 27, the Ernst Leitz Museum Wetzlar presents the exhibition of British photographer Rankin.

Sony World Photography Awards 2023: Awarded

At a gala event in London last night, the World Photography Organization announced the overall winners of the Sony World Photography Awards 2023. German photo artist Boris Eldagsen, who had won the Creative category with an AI-generated image, did not want to accept his prize.

Messe Berlin: End of BPW

BERLIN PHOTO WEEK will not be continued for economic reasons. Britta Wolters, Deputy Press Officer Messe Berlin: "We regret this very much. But the development of the event unfortunately did not lead to the necessary economic result, so we have decided to take this step together with the…

Michael Martin at PHOTOPIA 2023: Photo exhibition "TERRA - Faces of the Earth" on Überseeboulevard

After five years of traveling and photographing and two years at his desk, photographer Michael Martin completed his current project TERRA. On April 17, 2023, the 27th OPEN ART exhibition with images from this project will open in the middle of HafenCity under the title "Faces of the Earth" on…

FOTO WIEN: Photography Lies

Austria's largest festival of photographic images opens its anniversary edition on June 1 and asks about lies and truth in photography. With around 300 events at 110 locations and 350 artists from 25 countries, the festival, which is embedded in the European Month of Photography, is entering its…

PIC Association on AI: Embracing Progress

The PIC Association currently represents about 100 professional photographers and calls for a proactive approach to the possibilities of image generation through AI.

BVPA: PICTAday mit PICTAtalks

Wissensvermittlung zu KI und weiteren Bildthemen machten den PICTAday 2023 in München zum Anziehungspunkt für Bildprofis: In seinem 20-jährigen Jubiläum zählte der Bildbranchen-Event über 500 Teilnehmer, die sich am 30. März 2023 in München versammelten.

Felix Schoeller Photo Award 2023: Jury announces nominees

This year's nominees for the internationally renowned Felix Schoeller Photo Awards in the categories Portrait, Sustainability, Photojournalism and Young Talent as well as for the German Peace Award for Photography have been announced.

World Press Photo: Regional Winners 2023

World Press Photo has announced the regional winners of its photo contest for photojournalists and documentary photographers.

Image generation by AI: DFA takes a stand

The German Photographic Academy, DFA, has been dedicated to artistic photography for over 100 years. As the oldest German photographers' organization, the DFA is now the first to take an official position on image creation through artificial intelligence. We reproduce the wording of the statement.

Sony #TakenWithXperia: by kevynkurpiers

Kevin was born and raised in Villingen-Schwenningen, Baden-Württemberg. For the past 7 years he worked as a photographer focusing on portraiture, lifestyle, travel and landscape from his base in the Black Forest. Although over the years his passion for working with people has grown, landscape…

Back to the Roots – Slow Photography at PHOTOPIA

Film instead of memory cards - analog photography has experienced a unique revival in recent years. But who are these photographers, what are the new developments, and in what form do photographers use their images in the digital age? Oliver Heinemann, specialist in analog photography and owner of…