The global photography competition announces the launch of its 5th edition

Photo: ‘Eye Contact’ – a woman is captured staring into a camera lens with piercing eyes. Photo taken by Van Hop Nguyen, Vietnam for the CEWE Photo Award

A world-renowned photography competition has announced its fifth edition.

The CEWE Photo Award is currently open for nominations and aims to celebrate the beauty of the world in the fifth annual competition.

Last year saw a record number of entries, with over 600,000 photographers submitting their work, and CEWE expects it to be as popular this year.

The motto of this year’s CEWE Photo Award, “Our world is beautiful”, is more relevant than ever.

“Frozen Lighthouse” – a frozen lighthouse looks peaceful and serene. Captured by ManfredVoss, Germany for the CEWE Photo Awards

Over the next twelve months, amateur and professional photographers can submit their best shots to the popular photo contest with categories including; Landscapes, People, Nature, Architecture and Technology, Sports, Cooking and Food, Hobby and Leisure, Animals, Travel and Culture and Aerial Photography.

Each participant can submit up to 100 photos during this period. In addition, three monthly winners will be chosen, each receiving a voucher for CEWE photo products worth 100 euros.

Charity partner, SOS Children’s Villages Worldwide, has been selected, with 10 pence donated for each photo submitted to an educational project of the children’s aid organisation.

“The Hug Clan” – a family of elephants huddle together to protect the cubs. Photo taken by Josef Schwarz, Germany for the CEWE Photo Awards
“Railroad to the Sky” – a perfectly timed shot of an approaching train, with a clear blue sky in the background. Photo taken by Jonas Lauber, Switzerland for the CEWE Photo Awards

Christian Friege, CEO of CEWE, said: “The record participation of more than 600,000 photos submitted to the last competition and the response from the world press showed us that the CEWE Photo Award has established itself on the international photo scene. professional.

“Given the newfound joy of long-distance travel and the opportunity to discover the farthest corners of the world, we expect more entries to the contest than ever before.”

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Stewart C. Hartline