FILTER ZONE
A virtual space to discover the artistic potential of photographic filters and to challenge your creativity in our International Filter Photo Contest
We are thrilled to announce the winners of the International Filter Photo Contest 2019!

We received 3800 entries from 88 countries, and after careful consideration we selected 45 best photo works. We would like to thank all participants for the tremendous response.

Launched for the first time in 2009, the IFPC now meets its 9th edition, still gathering the most amazing shots from all over the world. We would like you to take a look at all these impressive winners' works and get inspired by the creative potential of photographic filters.
View contest results:

Grand prize

Butterfly
  • Javier Arcenillas
  • Spain

Jury special prize / Judge: Koji Itami (Japan)

White angels
  • Tamas Imre
  • Hungary

Jury special prize / Judge: Stan Moniz (USA)

Catch of the day
  • Pavlos Evangelidis
  • Belgium

Jury special prize / Judge: Vieri Bottazzini (Italy)

Secret garden
  • Steve Bae (Myungsik Bae)
  • South Korea

Jury special prize / Judge: Zhang Yougfu (China)

Dream city
  • Jay Huang
  • USA

Excellent works prize

Sky is falling down
  • Legrand Florian
  • France
Bridge
  • Chung Hong Jing
  • Singapore
By the stream
  • Nguyen Quoc Buu
  • Vietnam
Northern Golgotha
  • Mishail
  • Russia
Blue
  • Man Wai Wong
  • Hong Kong
Surrealistic flamingos at Montreux
  • Bihr
  • Switzerland
Riverside night colors
  • 梁晓波
  • China
Fantastical night
  • 浅野 直紀
  • Japan
Plughole overflow sapling
  • Kieran Metcalfe
  • UK
Waterfall on the sea
  • Tran Van Hong
  • Vietnam
Storm city landscape
  • Olaf Sawajner
  • Poland
little Monks to jion candle festival
  • Than Aye
  • Myanmar
The castle of Saint-Exupéry
  • Martin Bordagaray
  • Argentina
Over the sand dunes
  • Manh Ngoc Nguyen
  • Germany
Abandoned ship
  • Todor Tilev
  • Ireland
Autumn rain
  • 金井 光寿(みつじ)
  • Japan
Christmas rain
  • 大塚 康平
  • Japan
Prayer light
  • 増永 康一
  • Japan
Train
  • 堀出 明広
  • Japan
To the land of light
  • 森 和彦
  • Japan
Passing spring
  • 松尾 和敏
  • Japan
Smile, smile, smile
  • Sudipto Das
  • India
Waterfalls on mt. Megamiyama
  • 山川 さおり
  • Japan
Lok Baintan floating market
  • Gerdie Hutomo
  • Indonesia
Steel wool
  • Shridarshan Shukla
  • India
Where red light meets red light
  • Chow, Wai Choi
  • Hong Kong
At the summer tableland
  • 林 昌尚
  • Japan
Lightly
  • 太田 明男
  • Japan
Dawn
  • 福田 亮太
  • Japan
Dragon's spine illuminated by the galaxy
  • 峯田 翔平
  • Japan

PCC prize

The lotus comes out of the mud but does not stain the mud
  • 西山 昌敏
  • Japan
Aqualine of light rays
  • 高橋 邦夫
  • Japan
Golden sky and bit no. 61
  • 近藤 明
  • Japan
The morning I met Takigumo
  • 眞舩 正行
  • Japan
Stump art
  • 鍋田 篤
  • Japan
Summer holidays
  • 福田 康幸
  • Japan
Milky Way, Mars in hand @ Miyakojima Nature Astronomical Observation
  • 大西 真人
  • Japan
Stillness in atonality
  • 徳永 正明
  • Japan
Underwater fireworks on Ashinoko Lake
  • 荒木 亮二
  • Japan
Orange-dyed cape
  • 井関 大地
  • Japan