Benchmark by which
photography is rated

In partnership with leading creatives and iconic brands from around the world

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Honoring Excellence

Celebrating the world’s greatest contemporary photography and discovering new talent with industry-leading partners from art, advertising, publishing, media and entertainment. Our evaluation process consistently identifies artistic merit and is recognized as the benchmark by which photography is rated.

Bringing photographers to light

First and foremost known for organizing the industry's most authoritative and prestigious photography contests Black & White Spider Awards and International Color Awards. Our world class Juries are selected by invitation and only by having the greatest talent on both sides of the lens are we able to recognize first-movers, new emerging talent and current trends across the industry.


Globally we have delivered a diverse range of products to more than 17,545 photographers from 132 countries. We reach new audiences, create new markets and celebrate the outstanding achievements in photography on an international stage. A signature event, the Photoshow is the most watched live-streamed online ceremony and is regarded as the most prestigious event in photography.

To discover, recognize and promote the best contemporary photographers

“We Bring Photographers to Light”

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