EAGE/EFG Photo Contest 2018

For all you photo enthusiasts out there, the EAGE/EFG Photo Contest 2018 is now open for entries. The 12 best photos will be showcased at the 80th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2018, which will be held from 11 June – 14 June 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Afterwards the top 12 will be exhibited at further EAGE and EFG events and will be published in a calendar.
Get snapping and send us your best shot!


The theme of the Photo Contest 2018 is ‘Geoscientists at work‘.
You can submit photos for 5 categories:

  1. Education & Training
    Activities related to education or training, including CPD (Continuous Professional Development)
  2. Landscapes & Environment
    Environmental related scenes or landscapes with interesting geological structures, including minerals and metals
  3. Fieldwork
    Activities such as, but not limited to field geophysics, mapping or modelling will fall into this category
  4. Energy
    Photos relating to energy (whether the source is oil, gas, water, geothermal, wind or sun) will fall into this category
  5. Women Geoscientists
    Women professionals operating in the various fields of Geosciences

We invite all EAGE members and members of EFG’s national associations to submit photos. After the submission period all members will have the opportunity to cast their vote for the 12 best pictures on this website.

Photo Contest Deadlines

Submission deadline10 March 2018
Voting open20 March 2018
Voting deadline15 April 2018
Voting top 12 open30 April 2018
Voting top 12 deadline31 August 2018
Announcement winners1 October 2018


How to submit – Deadline 10 March 2018

Please note: only original files without modifications will be accepted. You can submit a maximum of 2 photos in total. The photos must be copyright free and must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum 2560 x 1920 pixels
  • High resolution (300 dpi)

Submissions that do not meet the above-mentioned requirements will be disqualified.
The submission deadline is 10 March 2018.

Submit your Photo!


The photo submission will close on 10 March 2018.

All entries will be reviewed by experts and photos will be judged on amongst others relation to the theme and photo quality. After this review process, the accepted photos will be published online.

From 20 March until 15 April 2018 all EAGE and EFG members can cast a vote on their favorite photos. On 15 April the voting closes and the 12 most popular photos will be printed and included in a travelling exhibition that will visit several EAGE and EFG events throughout Europe. During the travelling exhibition it is still possible to cast your vote online on one of the top 12 photos.

Great prizes will be rewarded to the top 3 photographs that will be announced in October 2018.

More information: https://prod.eage.org/en/photo-contest