WPC Roma 2022 Breaking News!

Just over two weeks to go to the WPC ROMA 2022 awards announcements in Rome…!

First of all, the WPC Committee renew its best congratulations to all winners 2020-2021 and 2022…we like to thank all teams captains and team members that, despite our difficult times, registered for the greatest event of the year. “Grazie mille!” We have 26 countries officially represented, while 200 people will watch the FEP and WPC awards in presence….what an amazing result after two years of pandemic! Then after, we want update you of some novelties that will enrich the amazing program of WPC Roma 2022.This is also a last minute call for the teams and winners not registered yet. There is still time to make your plans and coming to Rome, and celebrating in the Eternal City in happiness and friendship with your colleagues from all over the world. There are good news and lot of further reasons to do that in these days:

Covid-19 regulations changed
The legislation regarding Covid-19 and the rules for entering Italy are much simplified now, and they are the same for all, regardless of the country of entry into Italy. You can find a complete information HERE and also HERE

Meet the WPC Sponsors
Our Gold Sponsor ChromaLuxe and our 3 local Sponsors Fowa, Graphistudio and Nikon will be happy to meet you and show you their products from Saturday, April 30th to May 2nd at the Studio Orizzonte Gallery. A specific part of the Studio will be set up as a photographic set. It will be possible as well to meet our sponsors in the Congress Center that will host the FEP and WPC awards. Thank you for your great support! We also thank Kivo-3D for setting-up the 3D galleries of the winners, which will be online after the winners announcement on WPC website.

“The World Photographic Cup is about uniting the worldwide photographic community. ChromaLuxe shares this mission and is therefore proud to be an official Gold Sponsor of WPC”, says Erik Wiegman, CEO of Universal Woods EMEA. “ChromaLuxe aims to further grow its network in the world of Professional Photography and aspires to become a preferred solution for high quality prints all over the world. These high-definition photo panels are the perfect combination of colour brightness, durability and archival qualities. It makes it the perfect choice for image reproduction”, continues Erik Wiegman.

Exhibitions
Starting April 30th you may discover the exhibition of the Italian Team winning images, and Starting May 2nd you may discover the winning images of WPC 2022 at the Studio Orizzonte Gallery. The images will be presented there, sublimated on ChromaLuxe by Graphistudio. Don’t miss the opening of the WPC exhibition, scheduled on May 3rd at 18:00!

Photographers for Peace… Get your charity portrait 
WPC, FEP and our 4 sponsors will cooperate to make during the event a charity collection for the journalists and photographers affected by the war in Ukraine, taking a portrait of all those who want to donate even a symbolic amount. Individual portraits taken with best Nikon and Hasselblad cameras. A ChromaLuxe 19×25 cm metal print portrait with a legend on the back to commemorate the event will be sent to all portrayed. In addition to that, all the diverse national delegations will receive a 20×30 cm hardback cover book made by Graphistudio with a CromaLuxe die-cut cover. That includes all photographs of the participants, a resume of the winner photographs, and commemorative pages about the motive of the donation. Heartfelt thanks to our sponsors!

WPC Book 2021
The collection “2021” is now available! You can buy the beautiful hard back cover 2021 winners book online at our Eventbrite page with a special entry-price at € 59.90 and pick up your book in Rome (ask the registration desk). After the event, you can purchase the book online at the printing company website and ask for a direct shipment, at € 69.90 plus shipment expenses.

Speakers program Sunday/Monday mornign
On Sunday, May 1st, 3 Italian young and trendy photographers and on May 2nd our international Speakers will be waiting for you at the Studio Orizzonte Gallery. We remind you that there are still a few seats available, don’t miss this part of the program, book your place now!

Post event tour in Val d’Orcia (May 4th to 7th)
One only place still available! Who will be the lucky one taking the chance to extend the stay in Rome by a 3 day photo trip to the Val d’Orcia area in Tuscany? Val d’Orcia is one of Italy’s most photogenic landscapes, with a unique atmosphere… the morning mist, the unmistakable colors of the spring Tuscan landscape or the medieval towns and gardens. The tour will be leaded by Jan Pohribny, who is one of the world leaders in this field of photography.

The WPC looks forward to meeting you at WPC Roma 2022, and wishes a Happy Easter to you and your families. May peace prevail!

The WPC Governing Committee

Register now HERE  to the event of the year!