Photographers who love photographing landscapes, the 15th Epson International Pano Awards is here – Celebrate the Art of Panoramic Photography! They are inviting photographers across Southeast Asia (SEA) to participate in the world’s largest competition devoted to panoramic photography. There is a new highly anticipated category for photographers in SEA – The Pano Awards Southeast Asia Photographer of the Year 2024. This award id dedicated to celebrating the remarkable skills and creativity of photographers from SEA region. This special award is launched with Epson Southeast Asia joining as one of the sponsors of the competition.

The Pano Awards Curator, David Evans, says, “We are incredibly excited to welcome Epson Southeast Asia to the Pano Awards as major sponsor, reflecting the growth we are seeing in interest from this region. We’re thrilled to strengthen our collaboration with Epson with this partnership, which has been growing strong since our inception in 2009. With the addition of Epson Southeast Asia to Epson Australia as major sponsor, we are also very pleased to announce a record US$50,000 prize pool that includes $15,000 in cash and an array of prizes including Epson printers and projector. So, it gives me great pleasure to officially announce that professional and amateur photographers around the world are now invited to enter the 15th Epson International Pano Awards. Early-bird entries are open until Monday 24 June 2024 with final entries due by Monday 15 July 2024.”

Jocelyn Tan, Senior Regional Manager, Commercial Products, Epson Southeast Asia, shared “We are thrilled to support the 15th edition of The Pano Awards and are excited to take the stage with Epson Australia as one of the sponsors of the competition to introduce this award that recognises the incredible talent here in Southeast Asia. Epson is committed to fostering innovation and excellence in photography and this collaboration underscores our dedication in supporting artists and photographers in bringing their visions to life.”

Exciting Prizes to be won!

Specifically sponsored by Epson Southeast Asia, the winner of this esteemed title will receive at least USD5,000 worth of rewards including the Epson SureColour SC-P5300, a photo printer designed for professional photographers and artists, and fine art media. Each year, the top performing photographers are showcased in hundreds of publications worldwide, ensuring that outstanding photographic works are given the platform and recognition they rightly deserve.

The Pano Awards have consistently attracted a broad array of international entries. Last year, a record-breaking 4,414 entries were submitted by more than 1,000 photographers across 102 countries and is a testament to the global interest in panoramic photography and the importance of these awards. Notably, there is a growing enthusiasm from Asia with registrants from the region increasing by approximately 26% in 2023 compared to the year before.

The Epson International Pano Awards

The judging panel for this year’s awards comprises distinguished photographers and industry experts including Andy Chua, James Tan, Chris Yap, Hugh Hou and last year’s Open Photographer of the Year, José D. Riquelme. Entries will be evaluated by their critical eye for creativity, technical excellence and originality. 

For more information on The Epson International Pano Awards and how to enter the contest, please visit

Early bird entries for the 2024 Pano Awards are now open –

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