Award ceremony, Catania, 2 April 2017:
Adriano Scognamillo (Head of jury), Lois Lammerhuber, KommR Andreas Barylli
„An extraordinary publisher that captures unsung stories and presents them without stereotypes or inhibitions,“ argued the international jury at the FEP Book Prize 2017. For the third time in a row Edition Lammerhuber was voted Best Publisher.
On Sunday, 2 April 2017, the Federation of European Professional Photographers (FEP), the European confederation of national professional bodies of photographers from 29 countries, presented the European Book Prize of the Year Awards. A high-ranking international jury, headed by Italian photographer Adriano Scognamillo, chose the best photo books from entries across Europe. Every two years the event is held in a different member country. This year the illustrious crowd of professional photo-enthusiasts met in Catania, Italy.
"We are especially pleased about our authors winning in three out of six categories. Such a prestigious award is a wonderful confirmation of their excellence," said a delighted Lois Lammerhuber at the award ceremony.
The winning books are:
Category portrait: In Love with Photography by Volker Hinz, with a text by Peter-Matthias Gaede
Category landscape: Fields of Battle – Lands of Peace by Michael St. Maur-Sheil
Category reportage: White Ebony by Patricia Willocq, Copacabana Palace by Peter Bauza, Towards the Horizon by Emil Gataullin.