Your watch photo exhibited at the Geneva Museum of Art and History and your recognized talent in the major specialised media!
The Watch Photo Awards are the first annual international watch photography competition open to amateur watch lovers and professionals alike. Every month from February to July will have a different theme, and awards will be given to the photos that best meet the criteria of creativity, technical accomplishment and relevance to the theme.
Each month, the jury selects its ten favourite photos and publishes them. The public then vote for the one they think is the best, and the winner is awarded an exceptional prize of our partners. All the winning photos will be published by our media partners, as well as being featured in a special exhibition at the end of the year in Geneva, before travelling to other cities.
On the occasion of the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève, the winning photographers will receive an invitation to attend the preview of the commemorative exhibition of 60 winning photos. The best photo of the year will be decided by a separate public vote. The winner will be awarded the WPA trophy, and will be invited to sit on the panel for the following year.
The jury will select the 10 best photos each month based on the criteria of creativity, technical accomplishment and relevance to the theme. The jury comprises six watch experts, appointed each year by the organisers.
The jury members for 2019 are: Pierre-André Montjovet (watch collector, financier and globetrotter), Denis Hayoun (specialist watch photographer and founder of Diode studio), Marie de Pimodan (watch journalist), Edouard Haegi (watch and car photographer with an interest in vintage watch auctions), Brice Lechevalier (founder and editor-in-chief of GMT, CEO of WorldTempus) and Ondrej Vislocky (winner of the 2018 WPA and jury member for 2019).
The winner of the WPA 2019 will become a jury member for 2020.