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belgian photo awards

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photographic talent

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The Belgian Photo Awards (Belpa's) is an umbrella competition where photographers can both excel at the national level and compete for the highly desired title of First Photographer of Belgium and win a spot on the national Belgian Team that will compete in the World Photographic Cup, the Olympics of photography. Moreover, there is also room for young talents to put their work in the picture, strengthen their network and get noticed by potential partners and clients. And photographers can also win an annual theme award.

The Belgian Photo Awards shows the dynamic energy pulsating within the Belgian photographic landscape traditional craftsmanship intertwines with contemporary narratives, breathing life into the very essence of visual storytelling. It brings together the entire Belgian Photography field and welcomes all aspects and genres of photography.

This competition creates many opportunities. It showcases young talent, the first photographer of Belgium who can cary the title of Belgian Excellence and creates the Belgian delegance for the Olympic games in photography, The World Photographic Cup.

Dare to create, submit your work.

Belgian Photo Awards

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GINO DEfAUW

Achieving the title of “First Photographer of Belgium” was a great honor.
The awards changed my life completely as it gave me plenty of opportunity and press. 

As a photographer you poor your heart and sould in your work and put continuous hours in perfectioning your imageswhen this is appreciated in this way!

 

"The awards changed my life." 

Carl Lapeirre

FINE-art photographer

Lucille Feremans

Team BELGIUM Images

the 2024 jury

JUDGING the WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY CUP 

MQEP PHOTOGRAPHER

Andy Hens

curator Fotobiënnale Oostende
 & Unknown Masterpieces

Stéphane Verheye

NARAFI

Lennert Deprettere

jury & teacher

Team BELGIUM Nominees

PHOTOGRAPHERS

Catwalk - Gino Defauw
Luminous Shadowing - Kathy De Coppel
Bicycle Warrior - Marc Wallican
Djaxx - Pieter Clicteur
Connections - Carine Van Gerven
Desert - Dirk Colaert
Customed Companions - Emily Van Den Broucke
Generations - Carine Van Gerven
Digital Twins - Sahir Yerunkar
Contano - Pieter Clicteur
Franne - Gino Defauw 
Kedist - Joeri Peeters
Wasteland - Patrick Verheeken
Save the arctic - Martin Steenhaut
Mufasa - Ineke Smeulders
Sápmi - Hanneke Van Camp
Determination - Gino Defauw
Wrong diagnose - Joeri Peeters
Uphill in Laponia - Hanneke Van Camp
55 - Patrick Verheeken
Lena - Robert Biesemans
The Bridesmaid - Bart Boodts
Sleek - Raïs De Weirdt
Cloud Inversion - Jeroen Van Nieuwenhove  
Groningen Reitdiephaven - Wim Moortgat
Above & Beyond - Raïs De Weirdt
Valerie - Filip Meutermans
Camel kisses - Evelien Geerinckx
Getting ready with the boys - Robert Smits
93:33, Deurne-Noord - Lars Crommelinck

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