Participate in the largest free photo contest in the world! The CEWE Photo Award is open now

The CEWE Photo Award (opens in a new tab)the largest free competition of its kind in the world, is now open for amateur and professional entries, showcasing the beauty of the Earth and offering incredible rewards.

Anyone over the age of 18 is encouraged to participate, as the CEWE Photo Award (opens in a new tab) has more than €250,000 in prizes to be won. However, it is not just the winners who benefit; for each photo sent, CEWE will donate 10 euro cents to SOS Children’s Villages in the World. So, simply by participating, you are not only connecting with a community of photographers around the world – you are positively impacting the lives of children around the world.

This is at the heart of the CEWE Photo Award, whose message is “Our world is beautiful”. This can be explored through the ten entry categories: Sports, People, Landscapes, Animals, Architecture and Technology, Nature, Travel and Culture, Food and Cuisine, Leisure and Recreation, and Aerial Photos.

CEWE Photo Award 2023

(Image credit: Janos Szekeres)

CEWE Photo Award 2023

(Image credit: Johan Bosman)

Your photos will be judged by a panel of recognized industry experts, journalists and professional photographers. They will focus above all on the quality of the photograph and its adequacy with the category chosen within the framework of the photo competition.

The first prize winner will win a stay of their choice worth €15,000, as well as €7,500 worth of photographic equipment, €2,500 worth of CEWE products and a prize.

Those who place 2nd to 10th place will each win €5,000 of photo equipment and €2,500 of CEWE products, the 11th to 30th winners will win €2,500 of photo equipment and €1,000 of CEWE vouchers, and the 31st in 1,000th place will win a CEWE voucher worth €100.

The CEWE Photo Award is now open, with entries closing May 31, 2023.
Learn more and enter now at
CEWE official website (opens in a new tab).


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