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Felix Schoeller Photo Award 2017
The Felix Schoeller Photo Award honors work that demonstrates a love of photography, combined with the most demanding quality standards for images. Prizes are awarded every two years and are open to German and international entrants: in 2015, we received submissions from 65 countries. A five-member jury, led by the internationally renowned, Düsseldorf-based portrait photographer, Michael Dannenmann, freely and independently deliberates on award winners in the categories of portraits, landscapes and nature, architecture and industry, photojournalism and editorial, and free/conceptual photography.
Anyone who loves, and is professionally involved with, photography or contemporary photographic design is warmly invited to take part in this competition: professional photographers, photographic designers and photographic artists, and emerging photographic talent. Our aims are to offer all entrants the opportunity to present their work to an international audience and give awards to promote outstanding work. We would also like to discover promising new talent, and have set up a separate Emerging Photographer Award to support young people’s progress towards a career in photography.
Contest Prize & TERMS
COPYRIGHT: By entering the competition, entrants certify that they are the sole authors of the entries submitted for the competition, that they are free to do as they wish with the work and the rights to use it, and that the entries are not subject to the rights of third parties. USAGE RIGHTS: 9.4.
By entering the competition, the entrant grants the promoter the usage rights required for the purposes set out under section 6 (‘Publication’) and under items 8.3.2. and 8.3.3. The entrant is not entitled to claim royalties for usage of this nature.
The entrant expressly permits the promoter to disclose the image data contained in their submitted work to third parties authorised by the promoter (agencies, service providers such as printers, etc.) for the purposes set out in section 6 (‘Publication’) and the purposes set out in items 8.3.2. and 8.3.3., and to the media for publications connected with the Felix Schoeller Photo Award.
The promoter is aware of the fact that they may only use the photos in a way that goes beyond the usage rights granted here on the condition that they obtain the express permission of the entrant and, if necessary, pay customary and appropriate licence fees. These fees are to be agreed separately with the entrant.
All rights not affected by items 9.4. and 9.5. are reserved by the entrant.
Entrants may – independently of the Felix Schoeller Photo Award – also submit their work in other competitions or market it freely, provided these terms and conditions are not breached.
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