Who is the World Photographic Cup?

The WPC was founded in 2013 as a cooperative effort by The Federation of European Photographers (FEP) and Professional Photographers of America (PPA). Its singular goal is to unite photographers in a spirit of friendship and cooperation. A Governing Committee has been created to conduct the ongoing affairs of the competition, also supported by the UAPP (United Asian Professional Photography). The brotherhood and sisterhood of photography is a bond that transcends language, culture, and geography. That’s the foundation behind the World Photographic Cup, an one of a kind international team competition.

Despite the recent difficulties due to the pandemic, the WPC has been held continuously every year, and we are pleased to announce that the WPC 2023, edition number 10 of this unique and inimitable competition is open.

Dates and Timeline @ WPC2023

  1. Registration of Entries: Open
  2. Registration of Entries closes: October 15, 2022
  3. Judging opens: November 2022
  4. Judging closes: December 2022
  5. Finalists and Best of Nation Award will be announced at Imaging USA 2023 (January 2023)
  6. Winners will be announced at the WPC Awards Ceremony in Singapore on March 17, 2023


WPC 2023 Winners’ Announcement will be held in Singapore, on Friday March 17, 2023.

The event is in cooperation with the Singapore Photographic & Digital Imaging Trade Association. SPDA has established a task force as the WPC 2023 Organizing Committee. Mr George Lin, President of the SPDA said “we are most delighted to have the opportunity to host the 10th edition of the Prestigious World Photographic Cup in Singapore and we look forward to welcoming WPC winners, WPC governing committee, photographers, sponsors and friends of our industry to join us in our sunny, tropical island!”

Beyond the announcement, the WPC program in Singapore will include a guided city tour, a gala dinner (March 17), meetings and printed exhibitions of the winning pictures (March 18). WPC delegates will also have the chance to visit the Electronic Consumer Fair (The IT Show is scheduled on 16-19 March 2023).

Stay tuned and save the dates! We will keep you posted closer to the date with further information.


The WPC 2023 round is up and running. The edition that completes the first decade of uninterrupted competition is open and has already seen 24 national teams registered, so far. Discover the WPC Teams 2023 HERE.

While the WPC secretariat will be closed for a short summer break from tomorrow, August 12, to August 21, the WPC 2023 competition will remain open for registration. Team Captains - of teams not regitered so far - can apply HERE through the national teams registration form. Deadline for entries: October 15.

The finalists will be announced, as every year, live online, at Imaging USA (Jan 22 – 24, 2023 | Nashville, TN).

The WPC recalls that two categories have been split this year (portrait and nature), bringing to 8 the total number of photographic specializations in which the teams are called to participate. It will be important to visit the dedicated categories page where you will find a detailed description that we are sure will help the team captains to select the best images.

Picture by Partha Roy, Singapore