Photo Competition

We are delighted to present the first EFEE industry photograph competition. This is your chance to have your work in the field recognised with the bonus of the possibility of winning a free place at our next World Conference in Maastricht from 15th – 17th May 2022.

The deadline for entries is Friday, 28th January 2022 so there is plenty of time to take and select the perfect image for your entry.

A winner in each category will be selected by EFEE. The overall winner will receive the free place the World Conference in Maastricht with the runner up receiving a free place at the Maastricht Gala Dinner. Entries will be confirmed in September with winners being announced in October.

We hope as many of you as possible will submit photographs for this exciting competition following the guidance below. Entries don’t necessarily need to be professionally taken; a smartphone picture is acceptable as long as they are relevant to the category.

If you have any queries regarding the process please contact  


You are invited to submit photographs that fit within the categories shown below:

  • Mining
  • Quarrying
  • Construction
  • Pyro techniques
  • Demolition
  • Manufacturing
  • Energy


Files should be provided in .jpg or .png format, 300 dpi, where possible and no larger 5MB.


Entries should be submitted using the link below where you will be asked to provide photographers name, photograph title and a brief description of the project.

EFEE will review submissions for relevance and we will be in touch to confirm if your entry is successful in September. 


Successful entries will be posted on our website and judged and scored by EFEE.


A winner will be judged for each category who will be published in the EFEE newsletter and website. One lucky overall winner will receive free entry to the EFEE 11th World Conference due to be held in Maastricht, The Netherlands valued at circa €650 and one runner up will receive free entry to the Maastricht Gala dinner, valued at circa €100.

Terms and Conditions

Photographers retain ownership and use rights but accept permission for the European Federation of Explosives Engineers full rights to publish, modify and use images in print and digital formats. Entrants are welcome to submit more than one photograph. One winner and one runner up will be selected by EFEE.