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



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 photography's leading talents who are creating, shaping and defining the world of photography today.

Be Honored by receiving the coveted Lucie Statue at the Lucie Awards Gala
Be Published in the IPA Annual Book of Photography
Be Featured in the IPA Best of Show Exhibition in New York City
Win over $22,000 in cash prizes

We have awarded over $225,000 in cash prizes to date!

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

The main category winners of IPA Photography Competition will compete for the the coveted Lucie statuette, cash prizes, two tickets to The Lucie Awards Gala in New York City 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 invites an renowned 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 New York City, during the week leading up to the Annual Lucie Awards Gala. The Best of Show will then travel to various countries to be exhibited at photo festivals, galleries, and other photography related events.

Entry Fees:
Professional: $35
Non-professiona: $25
Students: $15

Don't miss this opportunity to participate in the world's premiere showcase of photographic talent. Click to Submit your images NOW!