Announcement: Submission Process Closed

We would like to inform you that the submission process for the Sarajevo photography Festival competition has officially come to a close. We want to extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who participated and shared their visual stories with us.

The response to this competition has been overwhelming, with 450 submissions from 42 countries, showcasing your immense talent and creativity. We are thrilled to witness such passion for the art of photography.

Now that the submission phase has concluded, we are excited to announce that our esteemed panel of judges is currently working on the meticulous task of evaluating each entry. Their expertise will ensure a fair and comprehensive selection process.

The judges will closely examine every submission, assessing various elements such as composition, technical proficiency, creativity, and the ability to convey a powerful narrative. It is a challenging responsibility, as the competition boasts an array of remarkable submissions that truly captivate the imagination.


We understand the eagerness to know the results, but please bear with us as the judging process takes place.

Each entry will receive the attention and consideration it deserves. Rest assured, we aim to announce the finalists on the 4th of June, and the winners will be known at the opening ceremony of Sarajevo Photography Festival, and an exhibition on the 23rd of June 2023 at the Sarajevo City Hall (Vijećnica).

We want to express our deepest appreciation to all participants for their enthusiasm and dedication to the art of photography. Whether you are a seasoned professional or a budding talent, your commitment to this competition is truly inspiring.


We eagerly anticipate sharing the results with you and celebrating the extraordinary talents that have emerged from this competition. Keep an eye out for future announcements regarding the winners.

Once again, thank you all for your participation, and let us embrace this suspenseful period as we await the final decision of our esteemed judges. Good luck to everyone who entered the Sarajevo Photography Festival competition!