New UK judge announced for world’s biggest photo award as competition ramps up03 April 2019 | Nik Proctor
CEWE, Europe’s largest photo printing company, has announced the appointment of a UK judge to the panel of the world’s biggest photo competition, the CEWE Photo Award 2019.
Christine Goodwin, a British music photographer who has worked with artists such as TaylorSwift, Ed Sheeran and Katy Perry, will join renowned French photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand , drone photographer Tobias Hägg, Markus Schreiber of the Associated Press,Joachim Herrmann of Reuters, Dr. Wilfried Vyslozil, Chairman of the Board at SOS Children'sVillages International, and Dr. Christian Friege, Chairman of the Board at CEWE to completethe CEWE Photo Award jury, who will decide the winners of the global photo competition which will be announced in an awards ceremony in Vienna on the 26th September.
There are now less than three months for budding amateur and professional photographers to submit their work to the CEWE Photo Award, which has had over 175,000 submissions from around the world so far. There are over 250,000 Euros in prizes to be won, with the overall winner of the competition winning a one of a kind trip to a destination of their choice, photo equipment and a selection of CEWE photo products.In addition to this, three winners are chosen each month to win a €100 voucher for CEWE.
Commenting on the appointment of Christie, Dr. Christian Friege, Chairman of the Board at CEWE, said: “"We are very excited to have assembled a jury with such renowned members. The experience they've gained in a vast range of areas allows them to contribute completely unique perspectives in judging the photos."Christie Goodwin added: “I’m so excited to be a part of the jury for the CEWE Photo Award 2019. The quality of submissions so far has been incredible and it’s fantastic to see so many entries flooding in from around the world. There are so many categories to enter and lots of opportunities to have your work celebrated, so I would encourage people to submit theirwork as soon as possible. You don’t have to be an expert and you could win some amazing prizes.”
The CEWE Photo Award is open for entries until May 31st . There are 10 categories that can be entered - People, Animals, Nature, Architecture and Infrastructure, Landscapes, Humour, Sport, Food, Travel & Culture and Hobby & Leisure.
For more information and to enter the award, go to: www.cewe-photoworld.com/cewephotoaward
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