Epson has announced the opening of entries for this year’s International Pano Awards, which have a total prize pool valued over $50,000.


Claimed as the world’s largest competition for panoramic photography, the Epson-sponsored International Pano Awards showcases the work of panoramic photographers worldwide.

Last year’s competition attracted 4,545 images submitted from 1,066 photographers in 60 countries. This year’s competition looks set to be the biggest yet.

This year’s judging panel includes some of  the world’s top photographers and industry professionals, including  Jeff Mitchum, Lucie Debelkova, Mark Handy,  Stefan Hefele, Aaron Chang, Christian Fleury, Monish Mansharamani, Karl Strand,  Sean Davey, Perri K  Schelat, Bill Bailey, Aaron Spence and Marcio Cabral.

The 2017 Epson International Pano Awards are open to all professional and amateur photographers and early-bird  entries can be submitted online at from now until Sunday 9th  July, 2017.