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!
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THIS YEAR THE IPA ONESHOT THEME IS COLOR!
Color is a medium through which artists can express their internal processes, and it is also a universal language through which emotions and feelings can be communicated and understood.
There is no doubt that we have gone through some dark times, but color and light are always present in our world, shining even more brightly against the backdrop of our struggles. So we turn our focus—and our cameras—on all that is bright and colorful in our world.
The 2021 Annual IPA Book is out now!
The 2021 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 2021 IPA competition along with the names of the Honorable Mentions.Buy IPA 2021 Book Now
IPA 2021 PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS OF THE YEAR
IPA 2021 NON-PROFESSIONAL AND STUDENT CATEGORY WINNERS
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 was held online on October 26th, 2021. We have revealed the top two prizes during this live-streaming event, Photographer of the Year (Professional) and Discovery of the Year (Amateur / Student) of the IPA 2021 Edition.
IPA BEST OF SHOW EXHIBITION 2021 - COMING SOON!
IPA 2021 BEST OF SHOW CURATOR
Alice Gabriner led TIME’s photo department through the election and inauguration of Barack Obama and for the first two years of the Obama administration, she served as Deputy Director of Photography.
Alice oversaw the magazine¹s award-winning coverage of the Iraq War, and worked with TIME’s notable team of photographers during the 2000 Presidential election of George W. Bush which resulted in two monographs.
Gabriner photo edited The New Yorker photo essay Ghost Towers which was nominated for an ASME award in 2020. She produced TIME’s year-long multimedia project Finding Home and it received the top prize in the 2018 World Press Photo contest for Innovative Storytelling, and a 2018 Emmy Award nomination in the Outstanding New Approaches Documentary category.
Alice Gabriner is a visual editor, curator, and educator with more than 30 years of experience in journalism at The New Yorker, The New York Times, National Geographic, and TIME.Read Curator statement
IPA “Best of Show” Exhibition Opening Event
We are pleased to invite you to attend the Opening Event of the 2021 International Photography Awards Best of Show Exhibition on the 29th of April from 18:30 at the House of Lucie Budapest in Budapest, Falk Miksa utca 30.
Join us at the House of Lucie in Budapest, Hungary, and see the works of 26 amazing contemporary photographers, category winners of the 2021 International Photography Awards along with the 30 images of the Best of Show curated selection.
The exhibition will be open from May 3 onwards, Tuesdays to Fridays, 14:00-18:00.Best of Show
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