Rewarding the Best Photographers

The Kenya Photography Awards is an annual event organized by the Photographers Association of Kenya and Pawa254 to recognize skill, talent and hard work among professional and rising photographers in Kenya. Contestants submit their work in different categories, selected to cover diverse areas of interest and professions.

The winners, who are selected by a panel of renowned local and international judges, are feted at a gala event held in Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi, during the second quarter of the year.

The 2019 edition is the 5th since the contest was first launched in 2014 and the award night will be in July this year.

About Photographers Association of Kenya (PAK)

The annual Kenya Photography Awards is organized by the Photographers Association of Kenya, the official umbrella body for Kenyan photographers. Among the organization’s objectives include:

– the general advancement of the art and science of photography and its application in Kenya

– exchange of skills and other relevant information within the community of photographers

– continuous promotion of high professional standards amongst photographers and the pursuit to improve the standard of practice in photography within Kenya.


Visit the official site for more information.

About Pawa 254

Pawa254 is a collaborative hub for young Kenyans and an independent social enterprise established in 2011. The hub brings together established and aspiring creative photographers, cartoonists, animators, creative designers, videographers and filmmakers, as well as entrepreneurs and activists, to work, learn, and share in an environment that inspires creativity and innovative effort. The ultimate aim is to facilitate social change through visual arts.


Visit the official Pawa254 site.