Participation rules Photo Travel Salon
Photo Travel Salon

is open to all photographers around the world. The main theme of the Salon is photo travel photography.

Accreditation of the contest
  1. International Federation of Photographic Art( FIAP) Patronage No 2015/408, IUP Recognition No P001508028


Closing date




Awards sent

Catalogue sent

3rd of November, 2015

5-15th of November, 2015

17th of November, 2015

15th of December

15th of December

15th of December


Sergey Anisimov, EFIAP, EPSA / Russia
Olga Shiropaeva, EFIAP / Russia
Vasiliy Peremegko, EFIAPb, PPSA / Russia


Contest Chairman
Aleksey Anisimov

At the contest there will be 104 international awards.
  • FIAP: 12 medals + 24 ribbons (Gold, Silver and Bronze in each section + 6 ribbons in each section) + 4 Gold IUP medals and 12 ribbons + 52 Special Salon Diplomas .
  • Special Salon Diplomas to ALL winners.
Sections & Categories.


Conditions of entry:
  1. The contest will be conducted according to FIAP regulations.

  2. There are maximum of 4 digital files in each section.

  3. The entrants for the “Photo Travel Awards” have to register on our web-site. After registration and authorization the applicant enters his personal account and uploads his images for the contest. The images on CD sent via regular mail are subject to rejection.

  4. Technical requirements for the uploaded images:

    • JPG format, sRGB;
    • Size of digital files: minimum 1920x1028 pixels, maximum 8MB., 300 DPI;
    • Important:when uploading the image, its title must be stated!!!
  5. The contest is open to anyone; however, an entry may be rejected when the sponsoring organization, in its reasonable discretion, believes the entry does not conform to the contest rules and conditions.

    Entries must originate as photographs (image-captures of objects via light sensitivity) made by the entrant on photographic emulsion or acquired digitally. All final work must be digital file.
  6. By virtue of submitting an entry, the applicant certifies the work as his own and permits the sponsors to reproduce all or part of the entered material free of charge for publication and/or display in media related to the contest. This may include low resolution posting on a web-site.

  7. The submission of entries signifies acceptance of the Conditions of Entry.

  8. All notifications will be sent by e-mail.

  9. With the sole act of submitting his/her images or files to a salon under FIAP Patronage, the entrant accepts without exception and with no objection that the submitted images can be investigated by FIAP to establish if these obey to FIAP regulations and definitions even if the entrant is not a member of FIAP; that FIAP will use any means at its disposal for this undertaking; that any refusal to cooperate with FIAP or any refusal to submit the original files as captured by the camera, or failure to provide sufficient evidence, will be sanctioned by FIAP and that in case of sanctions following the non compliance with FIAP regulations, the name of the entrant will be released in any form useful to inform the breaches of the rules. It is recommended to leave the EXIF data in the submitted files intact in order to ease eventual investigations.

Section definitions:
  • Photo Travel image must express the feeling of a time and place, and portray a land, its distinctive features or culture in its natural state. There are no geographical limitations.Close-up pictures of people or objects must include distinguishable environment. Techniques that add to, relocate, replace or remove any element of the original image, except by cropping, are not permitted. All adjustments must appear natural. Conversion to greyscale monochrome is acceptable. Derivations, including infrared, are unacceptable.
Entry fees:
  • 25 EUR FOR 4 sections, 35 EUR for 6 sections, 45 EUR for 8 sections, 55 EUR for 10 sections, 65 EUR for 12 sections, 70 EUR for 13 sections recognized either by FIAP or PSA.

  • Clubs are eligible for discounts. Minimum number of participants for a club - 5.
  • Club discounts:
  • 5-10 participants club = 10% discount
  • 10-20 participants club = 20% discount
  • 20+ participants club = 30% discount


Payment can be made on the web-site after submitting your application. To make payment you can use credit/debit cards or Pay Pal. Ukrainian/ Russian participants can also use Yandex or Web Money to make payment. All participants can use Western Union.

If for some reason you are not able to make payment - please contact us and we will find a solution.


The author should be a copyright holder of the submitted material. By virtue of submitting an entry to the "Photo Travel Awards " salon, the author permits sponsors to use all or part of the submitted material for any purpose, related to the contest and future exhibitions.

The sponsors of the competition have a right to:

  • Reproduce the entries in any part of the “Photo Travel Awards ” website (;

  • Present prints or digital files for judging by the contest jury;

  • Exhibit winning entries in printed or digital format at the exhibitions of the "Photo Travel Awards" contest;

  • Reproduce winning images in any printed or electronic media in order to inform public about the contest and It’s results;

  • Reproduce winning images in the photo albums, informative brochures, digital media and other publications related to the contest and exhibitions;

  • Use winning images for further specialized activities , aimed at the popularization of the contest;

  • Offer the options for the commercial usage of the images to their authors.

The sponsors of the competition pledge to specify the name of the image maker when reproducing it in any form.

Exhibition copies to be shown at the exhibition and printed at the cost of the sponsors of the "Photo Travel Awards" contest will remain with sponsors and may be used within the framework of the competition activity.

Submitting the entry you automatically grant your consent with the contest policy and rules mentioned above.