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The Alfred Fried Photography Award 2019


The Alfred Fried Photography Award recognizes and promotes photographers from all over the world whose pictures capture human efforts towards a peaceful world and the quest for beauty and goodness in our lives. The award goes to those photographs that best express the idea that our future lies in peaceful coexistence.




The top five listed photographers will be awarded the Alfred Fried Photography Award Medal. The Peace Image of the Year will receive €10,000. The winning picture will be on display for one year at the Austrian Parliament and will be included in the permanent art collection of the Austrian Parliament.


The Alfred Fried Photography Award is open to professional and amateur photographers from anywhere in the world.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

By taking part in the photo competition, you confirm that you are the originator of the submitted photographs and that the individuals shown in the photos have agreed to a public presentation. The photographer always retains the copyright of his/her image. The partners of the Alfred Fried Photography Award (see below) have the right to use your submitted images only for marketing and promotional purposes directly related to the Alfred Fried Photography Award, always crediting the photographer. For instance: publications, exhibitions, catalogues, public screenings. Please make sure you flag your images with your copyright in the metadata.


Documentary Photojournalism