With over 590,000 submissions from around the globe, the 2017 EyeEm Awards are once again the World’s largest photography competition.
From May 3 to June 15, photographers of all skill levels and backgrounds were invited to submit their best images through the EyeEm web platform and app in order to participate in the 2017 EyeEm Awards. With more than 590,000 submissions from over 88,000 photographers in 150 different countries, this year’s awards are once again the world’s largest photography competition.
An international jury with representatives from National Geographic, VII Photo Agency, Refinery29, BBC and others, has chosen the top 20 photographs from each of five categories to be exhibited at the 2017 EyeEm Photography Festival & Awards in Berlin September 15-17, where the category winners and Photographer of the Year will be announced. Furthermore, the Photographer of the Year will receive a trip to Berlin for the Festival, a mentorship program throughout the year by senior photo editors, and all winners will get featured, exhibited and published on a global scale.
The fourth annual EyeEm Photography Festival & Awards is presented in partnership with Canon. The event will be held September 15 – 17, 2017 at Radialsystem V in Berlin, Germany. You can get your tickets and further information here.
Some images from the finalists and their stories ca be found below. All finalist photographs are now available for public on: eyeem.com/awards