photokina: 27.–30.05.2020 #photokina

Experience unique events

To the event search 2018

Capture creative impulses

Exclusive events, workshops, lectures and shoots – as a hotspot of the imaging scene, photokina offers pure inspiration. You can get tips from well-known photographers and have a look into the future of imaging in the IMAGING LAB. Photo competitions, exhibitions and cooperations additionally enrich the offer, which contains valuable suggestions for you.

The complete event programme can be found here at the beginning of 2020. Review of the events 2018

photokina Pictures

Become even more successful as a pro

Look forward to the PROFESSIONAL STAGE. Many live shootings, appearances of prominent photographers and practical tips provide concentrated creative suggestions.

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photokina Communities

Share experiences with the community

Don't miss the chance to see international photography stars: Greg Gorman, Steve Thornton, Guido Karp gave insights into their work in 2018. Also in 2020 you can expect some prominent photographers. Be excited!

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photokina Motion

Stay in the moving picture

At MOTION STAGE we will present the latest products, trends, technologies and tips for film, video and editing. In the ACTION ARENA you can capture cool moving pictures.

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photokina Pictures

Enjoy top class exhibitions

Let yourself be inspired by the pictures of outstanding photographers for your own projects: Several exhibitions present current trends as well as classics.

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Cologne Unlimited

Find inspiration throughout Cologne

photokina is an important industry and cultural event, thus characterising and inspiring the cultural life and the photo scene of Cologne well beyond the trade fair itself, in the context of events, workshops, exhibitions and photo competitions.

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Track down the ideas of tomorrow

Which ideas will move the world of imaging tomorrow? In the IMAGING LAB of photokina, you met the start-ups, researchers and technology leaders working on the future of imaging.

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