International Photography Awards™


Congratulations to all IPA 2018 Winners!

Winner of “Photographer of the Year” and “Discovery of the Year” will be announced at the 16th Lucie Awards on October 28th, 2018, in New York.



Join the Oneshot Competition  “Street Photography”

Street photography is an artist’s lens showing real life, chance encounters, and random moments set against the backdrop of the urban landscape, and its soul is the citizens of this urban world.



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 16th Annual Lucie Awards

The Lucie Awards is the premiere annual event honoring the greatest achievements in photography. The 16th Annual Lucie Awards will be held at Carnegie Hall in New York City, on October 28th, 2018.


This year’s illustrious honorees include Shahidul Alam, Jane Evelyn AtwoodGian Paolo Barbieri, Co Rentmeester, Joyce Tenneson, Raghu Rai, Lee Friedlander, John Moore, and Camera Club of the Philippines.



IPA Best of Show Exhibition Opening

The IPA’s Annual Best of Show Exhibition will open on October 27th in New York, featuring a special curated selection of images from the winning entries of the 2018 International Photography Awards Competition.

The exhibition was curated by Catherine Edelman, art consultant and gallerist, and was hosted by Splashlight and sponsored by ChromaLuxe and Blazing Editions.



2018 Best of Show Curator

Catherine Edelman is an active member of the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) and is widely respected as a leader, educator and specialist in the field of contemporary photography.

Since its founding in 1987, the Catherine Edelman Gallery has established itself as one of the leading galleries in the Midwest devoted to the exhibition of prominent living photographers, alongside new & young talent. The gallery showcases a broad range of subject matter, attracting both the seasoned collector and first time buyer.

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