Winners of the 4th CEPIC Stock Photography Awards

cepicThe winning entries of the 4th CEPIC Stock Photography Awards were announced last night – 31 May 2018- at CEPIC Annual Industry Party in Berlin. 

This year 9615 images were submitted for judging, made by 4849 photographers. Winners in five categories were announced, including People, Concepts, Natural Environment, Travel The World, and Wildlife.

The purpose of the CEPIC Stock Photography Awards is to support traditional stock photography and defend the right of photographers.

Thanks to our partners and sponsors East News (organizer), age fotostock (sponsor of the 4th CEPIC SPA Catalog) and Photocrowd for hosting the competiton on their website.


Final powerpoint 


Category Winners 

 Marco Tagliarino Red Dimension


Marco Tagliarino 

“Red Dimension” 

nautural environment

Natural Environment

Brandon Yoshizawa

“Into The Mist”



Akhlas Uddin

“Lost Rights: Robingya People”

Travel The World

Travel The World

Leyla Emektar




Keith Trueman

“Bud Eyed”

Top 3 Finalists


3rd Alexey Trofimov 

“…in half by…”

2nd place

2nd Sasha Ivanovic

“Learning To Fly”

 grand final


Rossi Fang 

“Earth Shaking”


The Jury

Michel Curel

Freelance photographer for more than 25 years native New Yorker based in Barcelona, Spain. Specialized in architecture, interiors, hotel, portrait and travel photography working for clients in Europe, Africa, Middle East and United States in the luxury hotel industry. As well as in the past prestegious U.S. Publications: Newsweek, The New York Times,Sports ilustrated, Business Week.

Zhang Yang

Founder of Idea Images, a creative imagery agency based in Beijing. The company’s services span commissioned photography, stock photo production and visual design. Zhang previously worked for Getty Images China. Then as a freelance photographer, he worked with Tencent, Huawei and other Chinese major brands. Zhang was the winner of the 3rd CEPIC Stock Photography Awards.

 Tim Lund

Tim Lund is owner and Managing Director of Ikon Images a specialist agency representing the work of leading artists and illustrators. This follows a long career in photography having been Creative Director at Visual Communications Group in London, Creative Director at Digital Vision, Director of Photography at Getty Images and Director in charge of Creative Production at Masterfile. Tim has run creative teams in London, Munich, New York, Paris, Sydney and Tokyo.