2020 Epson International Pano Awards

The top-scoring panoramic photos entered in the 11th Epson International Pano Awards have just been announced. The contest is meant to showcase the best work of panoramic photographers around the world.

Dragon Eye, Highest Scoring Aerial Image, and Second Place, Open – Nature / Landscapes. Photographed in Iceland by Manish Mamtani


Convergence in the Dark, Curator’s Award Winner, and 5th Place, Open – Nature / Landscapes. Photographed in central Utah by Armand Sarlangue


Under the North Star, 2nd Place, Amateur – Nature / Landscapes. Photographed on the coast of the Barents Sea in Russia’s Murmansk region by Vitaliy Novikov


Spring Hibernation, Overall Winner, and Winner, Open – Nature / Landscapes. Photographed near Squamish, British Columbia, Canada by Matt Jackisch


Mine Waste, First Place, Open – Built Environment / Architecture. Photographed in Collie, Australia by Colin Leonhardt


2020 Epson International Pano Awards
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The Epson International Pano Awards

The 10th Epson International Pano Awards is dedicated to the craft and art of panoramic photography.
Advances in digital photography and editing software have resulted in an ever-increasing rise in the popularity of image stitching, especially in the panoramic format. VR ‘immersive’ photography also continues to excite and develop at a rapid pace, and panoramic film photography remains alive and well.
The Epson International Pano Awards showcases the work of panoramic photographers worldwide and is the largest competition for panoramic photography.

2019 Curators Award
Simon Roppel, Switzerland
The Drowning, New Zealand
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Open Photographer of the Year
Mieke Boynton
Dragonfire, Braided Rivers Of Southern Iceland
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2019 Major Amateur Winner
Carlos F. Turienzo, Spain
Waterfall Lofoten, Norway
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2019 Epson Digital Art Prize
Mark Gray, Australia
Enchantment, Vatnajokull Glacier, Iceland
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Nikon Award
Danny Tan, Australia
Solitude, Torres Del Paine
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View the 2019 Winners Galleries at The Epson International Pano Awards

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2019 Epson Signature Worthy Prints

This award will be judged by an Epson representative and the winner will be determined at their sole discretion. Any entrant with a Silver award or above will be eligible, and the winner will be chosen based on content, quality and technical ability.

Afshin Jafari – 2019 AIPP Queensland Epson Signature Worthy Award
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Tania Malkin APP AIPP – 2019 AIPP Northern Territory Epson Signature Worthy Award
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Mieke Boynton APP – 2019 AIPP Victorian Epson Signature Worthy Award
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Peter Blakeman APP AAIPP – 2019 AIPP NSW Epson Signature Worthy Award
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Paul Hoelen APP M.Photog. II – 2019 AIPP Tasmanian Epson Signature Worthy Award
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2019 Epson Signature Worthy Prints
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The 2019 AIPP State Landscape Photographer of the Year

This category is intended for landscape images that depict the natural or urban environment. Entries may be literal or interpretative. Judges in this category are asked to consider both traditional and contemporary values, photographic technique, print quality, composition and light.

Tony Hewitt
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David Glazebrook
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Frances Suter
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David Evans
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Mieke Boynton
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The 2019 AIPP State Landscape Photographer of the Year
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The 2019 AIPP State Commercial Photographer of the Year

The Commercial category is intended for images that could be commissioned by a business for marketing, advertising or editorial use. This includes, but is not limited to, advertising, aerial, architecture, corporate, food, industrial, fashion and sport photography. Images will have generally been created with a specifc brief, often under the supervision of an agency or client representative. The subject matter isn’t the concern, but rather the purpose for which the photograph was created. Entries will be judged with a broad view in the context of a commercial photograph.

Kasey Funnell
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Mark Duffus
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Mark Brierley
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Paul Hoelen
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Sarah Jackson
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The 2019 AIPP State Commercial Photographer of the Year
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