Ángeles – or: What love can save

Winner 2018: Constanza Portnoy, Argentina

Reading for Tehran Streets

Winner 2018: Maryam Firuzi, Iran

Finding Freedom in the Water

Peace Image of the Year 2018: Anna Boyiazis, USA

Milaya - Patterns of Home

Winner 2018: Nora Lorek, Sweden

Pikin and Appolinaire

Winner 2018: Jo-Anne McArthur, Canada


Winner 2018: Selma van der Bijl, Netherlands

Call for entries

The Alfred Fried Photography Award recognizes and promotes photographers from all over the world whose pictures capture human efforts towards a peaceful world and the quest for beauty and goodness in our lives. The award goes to those photographs that best express the idea that our future lies in peaceful coexistence.

2019 contest: Call for entries

We invite you to enter your images for the 2019 Alfred Fried Photography Award.

Entry deadline: 2 June 2019

Final extended deadline: 11 June 2019, 11:59 pm CET

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Children’s Peace Image of the Year

Are you 14 years or younger?
Enter your photos for the Children’s Peace Image of the Year!


The top five listed photographers will be awarded the Alfred Fried Photography Award Medal. The Peace Image of the Year will receive €10,000. The winning picture will be on display for one year at the Austrian Parliament and will be included in the permanent art collection of the Austrian Parliament. (click here).

Award Ceremony

All winners will be invited to Vienna to the award ceremony at the Austrian Parliament on 12 September 2019.


All entrants will have the chance to take part in worldwide exhibitions.

The Alfred Fried Photography Award is organized by Photographische Gesellschaft (PHG) and Edition Lammerhuber in partnership with UNESCO, Austrian Parliament, Austrian Parliamentary Reporting Association, International Press Institute (IPI), German Youth Photography Award and the World Press Photo Foundation.

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The Alfred Fried Photography Award is supported by GEWSTA, Megaboard, Vienna Insurance Group, Fleming’s Hotels Vienna, Alte Spinnerei, Cyberlab, FOTO objektiv and Edition Lammerhuber

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