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"There is nothing more rewarding than to have your worked honored by your peers."
- Mark Edward Harris, 2013 IPA Finalist


2014 Submission Window is now Closed

Finalists announced: the week of September 30, 2014
Winners announced at The Lucie Awards:
November 2, 2014

The International Photography Awards conducts an annual photography competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global level, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today. The IPA recognizes and awards photography's leading talents who are creating, shaping and changing the world of photography today.

Be Honored by receiving the coveted Lucie Statue at the 2014 Lucie Awards Gala
Be Published in the 2014 IPA Annual Book
Be Featured in the 2014 IPA Best of Show Exhibition

We have awarded over $200,000 in cash prizes, to date!
For details, please see individual categories listed below.

Submit your images and be a part of the most recognized event in Photography!

In addition to earning the chance to compete for the cash prizes, the photo contest category winners (photographer of the year nominees) will each receive two tickets to The Lucie Awards, and the following titles:

Advertising Photographer of the Year
Architectural Photographer of the Year
Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year
Editorial Photographer of the Year
Photography Book of the Year
Fine Art Photographer of the Year
Nature Photographer of the Year
People Photographer of the Year
Photographer of the Year in the Special category

Each year, the IPA will invite an established curator to select 45 images from both the professional and non-professional pools of first, second, and third place winners to be exhibited in an exclusive show in Los Angeles, during the week leading up to the Tenth Annual Lucie Awards event. The Best of Show will then travel to various countries to be included in photo festivals, galleries, and other photography related events.

Don't miss this opportunity to participate in the world's premiere showcase of photographic talent. Send us your best work today.