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What's Japan Photographic Picture Book Grand Award?

In these days, people can easily take pictures using a digital camera or smartphone. These pictures have great power in conveying various expressions and realities as they are. The 1st "Japan Photographic Picture Book Grand Award" was held to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the founding of Ozora Publishing Company. We have developed the "photographic picture book" concept so that people can express themselves and be creative in combining photography and story into the format that can be enjoyed by people of all ages.

Call for entries for the 2nd "Japan Photographic Picture Book Grand Award" is now open! We are accepting applications from all over the world.

Guidelines for applicants ▶


Model of Work

Nominees for 2nd year

Nominees for 1st year

Prizewinner for 2nd

1st Prize Winner

Kanji Imai

2nd Prize Winner

Hijiri Okamoto

3rd Prize Winner

Aiko Matsuo

4th Prize Winner

Takuya Nakamura

Special prize Winner


Special prize Winner

Masumi Takimoto

Special prize Winner

Takafumi Yoshino

Special prize Winner

Kazuto Sato