PHOTEX is the annual photography exhibition of the Amicale Photo club at the European Patent Office in The Hague.

PHOTEX has been running for many years and allows for employees and family members to present their creative work to colleagues and friends.


The theme of PHOTEX 2016 is “Shadows”. Interpret “Shadows” in any way you like, be it literally, metaphorically, compositionally, technically, socially, linguistically, etc. Whatever makes sense to you and helps you create your pictures is welcome!

PHOTEX 2016 will be on display from October 31st until December 2nd, 2016.

VernissageOctober 31, 16:30.

Participation is open for all EPO employees and family.

Deadline for submissions: October 10, 2016.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Max. 7 pictures: max. 2 in print, rest in digital for projection/TV.
  • Sizes for prints (incl. frame): max. 1m for longer side.
  • Prints or frames should include a sturdy hanging means.
  • Resolution for digital: min. 2000 pixels for longer side.