World Dog Press Association (WDPA) Announces Results of the Seventh Professional Dog Photo Competition

April 28th, 2024 – The World Dog Press Association (WDPA) is delighted to unveil the outstanding outcomes of its seventh annual professional dog photo competition. This year’s competition saw a record entry with 43 photographers, from 19 different countries, submitting a total of 131 images. The competition has been highlighting the remarkable bond & relationship between dogs and humans from around the globe.

This year’s competition would not have been possible without the generosity of our main sponsors, Mrs. Costanza and Mr. Louis Ferraris-de Liedekerke, who graciously donated 6,000 Euros to support this year’s competition. Birdbrook Rosettes also contributed to the success of the competition by providing rosettes for all the deserving winners.

The highest-scoring photographs of each category were proudly showcased in a special online gallery and during the World Dog Show, captivating viewers with their beauty and depth.

The WDPA board has unveiled the winners at the World Dog Show (WDS) in Croatia.

The WDPA is proud to present the winners of each category:

Sport and Action Category:

  1. Pauline Oliver, United Kingdom
  2. Tereza Šubertová, Czech Republic
  3. Malwina Przysowa, Poland

Portrait & Mans Best Friend Category:

  1. Klaudia Karlowicz, Poland
  2. Simone Luca, Italy
  3. Grzegorz Gebik, Poland

Hero Dogs Category:

  1. Simone Luca, Italy
  2. Tereza Šubertová, Czech Republic
  3. Balázs Horváth, Hungary

Fine Art Category:

  1. Julie Smith Caffrey, Ireland
  2. Chris Chou, Taiwan
  3. Dina Untersee, Switzerland

Special awards by Mrs. and Mr. Costanza and Louis Ferraris-de Liedekerke:

  • Svetlana Polyakova, Russia
  • Katerina Kollárová, Czech Republic

The competition was open to WDPA members. Participants had the opportunity to submit one photo in each category. The entries were displayed anonymously to the panel of three judges, professionals in the field, to determine the highest-scoring photos in each category.

The judges for the 2024 competition were:

Ms. Lidija Oklescen (Slovenia), an FCI judge, with a passion for photography and talented photographer.

Mr. Igor Selimovic (Croatia), an FCI judge with an eye for dog photography.

Mr. Maarten Goossens (Belgium), is Nikon Professional Service Manager at Nikon Belgium.

Global Media Invitation: Share Captivating Dog Photography and Celebrate the Human-Canine Bond

We invite the global media community to participate in sharing our seventh annual professional dog photo competition. Help us share the emotions and stories, captured through the lens of talented photographers from around the world, capturing the companionship that exists between dogs and humans.

For inquiries, access to high-resolution images, or further information about our competition, please contact Mak Đodan.

Mak Đodan
Email: mak.dodan@worlddogpress.org
Website: www.worlddogpress.org

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