International Photography Awards™
The International Photography Awards™ conducts an annual competition for professional, amateur, and student photographers globally, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today.
Our mission is to salute the achievements of the world’s finest photographers, discover new and emerging talent, and promote the appreciation of photography.
Submit today and win the most prestigious photography award!
IPA 2022 WINNERS EVENT & "BEST OF SHOW" EXHIBITION OPENING
Congratulations to all IPA 2022 Winners!
The International Photography Awards are delighted to announce the category winners and finalists in its 2022 Photography Competition for the professional and non-professional/student categories.
A stellar international jury of renowned photography experts judged more than 14,000 entries from 120 countries around the world to finally select these outstanding category winners, each of whom are in the running to receive the IPA’s top two prizes—Photographer of the Year for the professional categories, and Discovery of the Year for the non-professional / student categories. The finalists for these two awards will be presented—and the winner announced—at the Lucie Awards Gala on October 25, 2022 at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Thank you to everyone who participated, we truly appreciate your work and the unique perspective that you brought to this event.
IPA 2022 PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS OF THE YEAR
IPA 2022 NON-PROFESSIONAL AND STUDENT CATEGORY WINNERS
The 2022 Annual IPA Book is out now!
The 2022 Annual International Photography Awards book features the amazing work of all first, second, and third place winners in both the professional and non-professional categories of the 2022 IPA competition along with the names of the Honorable Mentions.Buy IPA 2022 Book Now
THE LUCIE AWARDS
The Lucie Awards is the premiere annual event honoring the most outstanding achievements in photography. The photography community from around the globe pays tribute to the most exceptional people in the field. Each year, the Lucie Advisory Board nominates deserving individuals across a variety of categories. Once these nominations have been received, an honoree in each category is selected.
This year the Lucie Awards will be held on October 25, 2022, at Carnegie Hall in New York City. We will reveal the top two prizes during this event, Photographer of the Year (Professional) and Discovery of the Year (Amateur / Student) of the IPA 2022 Edition.
IPA BEST OF SHOW EXHIBITION 2022
IPA 2022 GUEST CURATOR
Dr Mark Sealy OBE, Executive Director of Autograph (1991 -) and Professor, Photography, Rights and Representation at University Arts London – London College of Communication and affiliated to the Photography Archive and Research Centre.
Sealy is interested in the relationship between art, photography and social change, identity politics, race, and human rights. He has written for many of the world’s leading photographic journals, produced numerous artist publications, curated exhibitions, and commissioned photographers and filmmakers worldwide. In addition, he is an advisor (management + committees) to several leading cultural institutions, including Tate, Paul Mellon Centre for the Studies in British Art, and the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art.
Sealy’s critical writings on photography have been published by Lawrence and Wishart. Photography: Race, Rights and Representation, published 2022 and Decolonising the Camera: Photography in Racial Time, published 2019.
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