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Come and see the photos
and cast your votes!

GPC PHOTO AWARDS: FALL 2017

GPC Photo Awards – Fall 2017 2017-08-21T13:30:40+00:00

Join us at the vernissage:

See the submissions, vote for your favorites, meet the photographers and enjoy complimentary wine and tapas serving.

August 31st, Thursday, 5pm to 10pm at Grob Gallery (Rue Etienne-Dumont 2, 1204 Geneva).

CONFIRM ATTENDANCE

When to vote?

The exhibition is open and accepting votes from Aug 31st to Sep 8th.

Opening hours of Grob Gallery:

Mon – Fri: 14:00 – end of workshop ~ 20:00
Closed on Sunday the 3rd and Thursday the 7th
Sat: 12:00 – 17:00

Attend free photography courses at the gallery:

DATE DAY TIME CITY COURSE LANG. PRICE
1 Sep Fri 18:30 - 19:30 GE Eugene Theodore: The art of storytelling in photography English Free Register
4 Sep Mon 14:00 - 15:30 GE Gestion des couleurs par Eizo Français Free Register
4 Sep Mon 18:30 - 20:00 GE Osan Altun: Travel Photography English Free Register
5 Sep Tue 18:30 - 20:00 GE Julia Wimmerlin: Wildlife / Animal Photography English Français Free Register
6 Sep Wed 17:00 - 18:30 GE Gestion des couleurs par Eizo Français Free Register
6 Sep Wed 18:30 - 20:00 GE Elisabeth Fransdonk: Mobile Photography English Français Free Register
The list of 50 selected photographers

As announced previously, all submitted photos will be able to collect public votes throughout the exhibition.

Sponsors & Rewards

Here are our sponsors and the prizes for the winners of the public & jury votes:

GPC Awards 2017 - Sponsors

Event Main Sponsor

Leica Store Geneva Logo

Come and visit us at 1, Place de Saint-Gervais or sign-up to the Leica Store Genève Newsletter to get news and event invitations.

Jury Prize
1st Prize
2nd Prize

Nikon Full Frame Kit
D750 + AF-S 24–85mm VR

Worth: CHF 2’800.-

Leica X2 Black
36mm equivalent F2.8 lens

Worth: CHF 2’300.-

EIZO ColorEdge Monitor CS230CNL

Worth: CHF 820.-

3rd Prize
4th Prize

Nikon D3400
with 18-55 kit lens

Worth: CHF 630.-

Samsung Portable SSD
1TB, 450MB/s

Worth: CHF 460.-

How it works:

Submit your photos (max 5 per person) before the deadline, using the registration form.

Every submitted photo will be printed, exhibited and able to collect votes during the exhibition.

A panel of Geneva Photo Club instructors will select 50 best photos from your submissions. These photos will be printed bigger (30cm x 45cm), glued on Dibond for hanging and will be offered for sale in the gallery during the exhibition.

The remaining photos will also be printed in smaller size and exhibited in the gallery (exact size and execution will depend on the number of submissions).

During the exhibition, visitors will be able to vote for their top 3 photos from any of the submissions.

Top 5 photos chosen by these votes (1 jury and 4 public) will receive fantastic rewards from our sponsors during the closing party of the exhibition.

Program

Jul 26, Wed : Deadline for submissions
Aug 31, Thu : Vernissage evening
Sep 1-7 : Free workshops in the gallery (exact program will be announced here)
8 Sep Friday : Closing party and awards ceremony.

Location: Grob Gallery

Overlooking Place de Bourg-Four, Grob Gallery is a beautiful fine-art photography gallery at the heart of the old town. Address: 2, rue Etienne – Dumont, 1204 Genève.

Conditions

  • Open to submission for those living in the Geneva / Lausanne region.
  • There is no theme required for your photos.
  • Max 5 photos per person.
  • Ideally full size, JPG format, sRGB color space, min 2000 pixels wide long edge.
  • You can pick up your print after the exhibition if your photo is not sold.
  • No watermarks / copyright signs should be visible.
  • If you have a person clearly identifiable in your photo, you can of course submit it for exhibition and win prizes. However, if you’d like to offer it for sale too, you will need a model release. Example in english and in french.
  • You will always keep the rights for your photo. We will not use it for any commercial purposes.