International Photography Awards™

Be awarded the coveted Lucie statue, receive global exposure and $22,500 in cash prizes.


One-Shot Themed Photo Competition: Harmony

Open for submissions. Final Submission Deadline: March 15, 2018



IPA Best of Show

The IPA’s Annual Best of Show Exhibition, featuring a special curated selection of images from the winning entries of the 2017 International Photography Awards Competition is shown in venues all around the world. Cities include: New York City, Los Angeles, Moscow, Paris, Budapest, Barcelona, Tokyo, Taipei, Shanghai, Manila, Bangkok, and more.



2017 Winners

Winners of Photographer of the Year, Discovery of the Year, Moving Image and Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year were announced at the 15th Annual Lucie Awards on October 29th, 2017.


2017 International Photography Award Winners

Alex portrait

Alex Telfer

Photographer of the Year
Mariano Belmar

Mariano Belmar

Discovery of the Year

Lebohang Kganye

Moving Image Photographer of the Year

Giles Clarke

Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year

The 15th Annual Lucie Awards

The Lucie Awards is the premiere annual event honoring the greatest achievements in photography. The 15th Annual Lucie Awards was held at Carnegie Hall in New York City, on October 29 2017.


This year’s illustrious honorees include Art Shay, Abelardo Morell, Larry Fink, Steve Schapiro, Dominique Issermann, Judith Joy Ross, and Josephine Herrick Project.



IPA Best of Show Exhibition Opening

The IPA’s Annual Best of Show Exhibition opened on October 28th in New York, featuring a special curated selection of images from the winning entries of the 2017 International Photography Awards Competition.

The exhibition was curated by Patricia Lanza, art consultant and curator, and was hosted by Splashlight and sponsored by ChromaLuxe and Blazing Editions.


View photos of the event HERE

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IPA 2017 Book copy
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2017 Best of Show Curator

Patricia Lanza began her career at the National Geographic Society first as a photo researcher, than as a photography editor, followed by eight years as a contract photographer where she had over 700 pictures published.  Assignments have taken her to 48 countries.

She was a consultant for the Annenberg Foundation to develop & research photography programming for the digital age, and wrote The Wallis Annenberg Initiative on Photojournalism.  This evolved into her working on the development and build out of the Annenberg Space for Photography, which opened in 2009 in Los Angeles. 

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