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Partner with IPA

IPA Partners and Sponsors include:

  Ad Edge       Splashlight       Splashlight  

International Photographer of the Year Award Sponsor

Showcasing innovative online photography portfolios, at-edge.com is the online partner to AtEdge, a continuing series of publications that connect active creatives and photo producers with the most talented advertising and editorial assignment photographers working today. Participation in AtEdge is limited to 155 hand-picked photographers per year. Each one has been invited into the program because his or her work communicates a unique and independent vision.



Official Studio Sponsor

Splashlight is the only full-scale creative production house with almost 100,000 square feet of studio spaces, a full, industry vetted production team, an in-house creative group and state of the art equipment and technology experts. Over the last decade, our leadership in the fashion industry as content creation experts have allowed us to develop partnerships with leading brands, retailers and publications that have resulting in some of the most groundbreaking images and campaigns of the past decade.

Our specialty is fashion retail and inspiring the “must have” moment that builds brand love and audience loyalty. The management team at Splashlight oversees the multi-prong approach to the business to ensure we are not cutting corners and are truly a multidimensional team of experts. We operate like 6 full service production-related companies under one roof. We are experts, and we have taken the time to achieve this thoughtfully with constant feedback from our clients.


The American Society of Media Photographers is the premier trade association for the world's most respected photographers. ASMP is the leader in promoting photographers' rights, providing education in better business practices, producing business publications for photographers, and helping to connect purchasers with professional photographers. ASMP, founded in 1944, has nearly 7,000 members and 39 chapters.

  pdn       zoom       Canvas Magazine  

Photo District News (PDN), the award-winning monthly magazine for the professional photographer, has been covering the professional photographic industry for over two decades. Every month, PDN delivers unbiased news and analysis, interviews, and portfolios of the latest photographic work. PDN delivers the information photographers need to survive in a competitive business—from marketing and business advice to legal issues, photographic techniques, new technologies, and more.


Since the 1970s, Zoom has been the international photography magazine of reference and the world's greatest photographers have been featured in its pages. Today, each issue has a special theme that could range from portraits to reportage. The photographers always represent the best, whether from Europe, the US or Asia, and not only established artists, but also young talent. Zoom is a professional magazine for photographers, agencies and galleries, but also makes beautiful reading.



Canvas, is the premier international bi-monthly magazine dedicated to art and culture from the Middle East and Arab world.

Published by Mixed Media, an exclusive boutique publishing house based in Dubai Media City, Canvas gives art from across the region a dynamic voice on the international stage. Immaculately researched and presented, Canvas is a feast for anyone who values culture. Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Ali Khadra, describes Canvas as 'a voyage of discovery that sets out to explore art and culture from a new perspective'. Edited by Myrna Ayad, numerous international experts on the region's art and culture (both ancient and modern) contribute to every edition.

  Silvershotz       Daylight       PRIVATE  

Silvershotz is about to launch an exciting, new, interactive, multi platform visual experience that can be viewed on a computer, tablet or smartphone.

Everyone who is passionate about photography will soon be able to immerse themselves in a rich world of exceptional contemporary images. There is no advertising – just images.
Every 8 weeks Silvershotz will feature over 200 images together with engaging interviews and insights. Readers vote for their favourite photographer in each edition. The top ten photographers voted by our readers will be published in the printed annual journal in December 2014.

Silvershotz now offers the best of both worlds: an exciting interactive digital experience and a quality printed annual journal.


Daylight is a non-profit organization dedicated to publishing art and photography books. By exploring the documentary mode along with the more conceptual concerns of fine-art, Daylight’s uniquely collectible publications work to revitalize the relationship between art, photography, and the world-at-large.

Our community arts programs can be viewed here. Daylight receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.




PRIVATE is an international magazine of photographs, an independent and itinerant publication that offers its photographic journey since 1992.

As an independent review, our goal is to promote those photographers who reorganise our chaotic world in images, while at the same time assigning meaning.


  Arte al Limite       F8 magazine       Resource Magazine  

Arte Al Límite was born in 2002 in order to be a window for art and a bridge between different artists and the public. Today, ten years after its founding, AAL has established itself as the primary Chilean media specialized in art and one of the most internationally recognized. AAL has a monthly and free newspaper, which is distributed in galleries and cultural centers throughout the country. It also publishes a bimonthly luxury magazine, with extensive articles about the work of leading artists from Chile and the world. Finally, these media are complemented by the website, which acts as a gateway to information about the various events and news related to the art world, as well as a platform for artists to showcase their work nationally and internationally.



F8Magazine is dedicated to publishing and promoting contemporary documentary photography and photojournalism. Street photography are also welcome. Our web will feature selected portfolios and projects on documentary photography, showcase photographers from around the globe. Each bimonthly on-line issue focuses on showing a different themes and projects on documentary photography, creating an visual dialogue between authors and readers. F8Magazine also offers curators & photo editors tips.

Join the F8Mag community and spread the word.




Resource Magazine is a quarterly Photo & Video publication for forward thinking image-makers worldwide. Dedicated to working industry professionals and those who want to be, it is a comprehensive photo, video and lifestyle platform offering readers the latest insight on photography skills, tech news, gear and marketing techniques, all brought together with awe-inspiring images. While satisfying to a professional photographer, Resource stays relevant to hobbyist and emerging photographers alike. Resource offers an unique, fresh perspective on the innovative, quickly-evolving photographic world emphasizing the work, the art and the power of imagery.

Resource Magazine is available on newsstands across the US and Canada.  The magazine is also distributed freely in all major photo studios, labs, and equipment rental places in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco and Chicago.

  American Photo       Popular Photography       LFI  

American Photo is the essential magazine for everyone who is passionately interested in the art, craft and culture of photography at its highest level. Each issue provides a showcase of inspiring imagery, tells the stories behind the photographs, and identifies the trends, people, themes and tools that photography enthusiasts must know about now.




Combining expert yet easy-to-follow advice, stunning images, and objective product tests and reviews, POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY gives photo enthusiasts all the tools, techniques, and inspiration they need to make great pictures.





With their precise technology, Leica cameras have shaped the world of photography for many decades; and many of the images that have become iconic symbols of an era were taken with a Leica.  For over 66 years, LFI - Leica Fotografie International - has been the authoritative publication for those wanting to see, know and understand more about Leica and everything it stands for.  Eight times a year, Leica presents the best Leica photographers - from renowned classics all the way to promising new talent.  In addition you will find in-depth test results of Leica cameras, lenses and accessories, well-founded reports on the diverse forms of photography, useful practical tips, impressive reportages from around the world, a comprehensive exhibition calendar, and striking portfolios of international photographers.

  doho online photography magazine              

Dodho Magazine is a free independent magazine and publishing house based in Barcelona. We live, breathe and move by the passion that awakes photography in all their ambits. Since its launch in april of 2013, dodho.com has continued to be the fastest growing photography magazine, and currently has more than 500.000 annual hits.










Past partners include:
  blurb       Lacie       hance  

In 2005, Blurb founder Eileen Gittins wanted to do something she thought would be relatively simple: Make a book of her own photography. The “make a book” part was possible, sure, but the costs were prohibitive.

One year later, in 2006, Eileen launched Blurb, the world’s first platform for creating, printing, and publishing independent books. The democratization of illustrated publishing had arrived. But these weren’t just any books. They were beautiful, bookstore-quality books on premium paper stock with archival-quality binding. And anyone could make one. Literally, just one. Or two. Or ten thousand. Blurb was one of those amazing big-picture ideas made real: A mash-up of creative freedom with print-on-demand technology. It was groundbreaking. It was liberating and empowering and thrilling. And people like Eileen started making the books they’d always dreamed of, but never thought they could make.

To date, Blurb authors have created more than two million books since the company started, with a new book created every minute. The books are as amazing and varied as the people making them.

We believe in your stories, whatever they may be, whatever they may look like. They deserve to be told.


At LaCie, we combine design and technology to result in products that are both beautiful and performance-driven. We work hard to make your digital life better.

We want you to feel confident when you use LaCie's products. It's easy to replace a keyboard, processor, or printeróbut not your data. Your life is on your hard drive; you need to be able to back up to a second place easily, and feel like you've made the best choice for your data's safety and security. LaCie offers you this choice through its products and our new service Wuala.

We believe in design and technology. We believe in people and relationships.





Image Craft is a full-service, leading-edge visual communications company that provides consulting, concept, design, production, delivery and installation for solutions in printing, fine art reproduction, and themed environments.

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona since 1979 with a facility in Denver, Colorado, Image Craft serves a wide range of clients nationwide with an impressive portfolio and a focus on cost-competitive, high-quality output with quick turnaround times.

Throughout our history, Image Craft has been committed to using the latest technologies, maintaining a seasoned talent base, and providing exceptional, attentive customer service.

With an attitude of a decades-old start-up company, Image Craft stays open to new opportunities and creative ways to lead the market.

Since 2010, Image Craft has added ICON Themed Environments, and acquired Hance Partners, A Graphic Source, and Qube Visual, expanding its service offerings to provide clients with one-stop innovative solutions for complex business, marketing, visual communication, and artistic challenges.

  Duggal Visual Solutions       L2 Fine Art Mounting       Arles  

For over 45 years Duggal has provided complete visual solutions to the world’s leading image-makers. Duggal Visual Solutions, Inc. is a leading supplier of printing, computer imaging and multimedia, wide format graphics, and display services.  Duggal was incorporated in 1963 and is widely considered the nation’s top photo/imaging facility.  Our clientele is widely spread among top retailers, Fortune 500 corporations, museums and graphic designers.

Our vast array of cutting-edge production equipment, 24-hour facilities and our team of knowledgeable technicians stand ready to complete your projects on time and on budget regardless of size or complexity. From design and production, to shipping and installation anywhere in the world, the Duggal team is dedicated to providing the highest level of service and quality.


L2 Fine Art, is perhaps the premier fine-art mounting, laminating and framing company in the country. We have extensive experience in gallery and exhibition work, and we’d like to have the opportunity to work for you.

We’ve worked with many of the greatest photographers of the world, including Avedon, Hiro, Neil Selkirk, David LaChapelle, Frances Scavullo, and many many others. We use the finest possible materials, and combine them with old-fashioned craftsmanship, reasonable pricing, and 100% integrity.






The Rencontres d'Arles (formerly known as the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie d'Arles) is a summer photography festival founded in 1970 by Arles photographer Lucien Clergue, author Michel Tournier and historian Jean-Maurice Rouquette.

The Rencontres d'Arles’ policy of programming almost exclusively new work has earned it a world-wide reputation. In 2013, there were 96000 visitors to the festival.

The exhibitions, often co-produced with both French and foreign museums and institutions, are given on various heritage sites, suitably stage-designed for the purpose. Some sites (for example, 12th century chapels or 19th century industrial buildings) are open to the public only for the duration of the festival.
Many photographers have been discovered as a result of the Rencontres; a sure sign of the festival’s importance as a springboard for photographic and contemporary creative talent.

  APA advertising Photographers of America       SMPSP       dive photo guide  

American Photographic Artists (APA) is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit association for professional photographers.

The American Photographic Artists is a leading national organization run by and for professional photographers. With a culture that promotes a spirit of mutual cooperation, sharing and support, APA offers outstanding benefits, educational programs and essential business resources to help its members achieve their professional and artistic goals. Headquartered in Santa Fe, NM with chapters in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Charlotte, the Northwest and Washington, DC, APA strives to improve the environment for photographic artists and clear the pathways to success in the industry. Recognized for its broad industry reach, APA continues to expand benefits for its members and works to champion the rights of photographers and image-makers worldwide.

Members include professional photographers, photo assistants, educators, and students.  We also welcome professionals engaged in fields associated with photography, advertising, or visual arts but who themselves are not professional photographers.


The Society of Motion Picture Still Photographers was founded in 1995 as a nonprofit, honorary organization dedicated to the art of motion picture still photography.

Our interests include the promotion of archival preservation of still pictures shot during the production of motion pictures for their historical and cultural importance and to provide a forum for our members to exchange ideas and discuss the ever changing issues facing photographers today.

Our members hail from the US, Canada, Great Britain, Denmark, Spain, France, Iran and Australia.







DivePhotoGuide.com is a comprehensive underwater photography and videography resource and award-winning website for photographers and videographers of all levels. Features include underwater photography technique guides, travel and destination guides, photo galleries, equipment guides, daily news, product reviews, event calendars, monthly contests, and a community of over 50,000 underwater photographers and videographers from around the globe. Several times each year we also host DPG underwater photography expeditions.

Whether you use a point-and-shoot or a DSLR, shoot stills or video, use one strobe or two, are a wide-angle junkie or a macro fanatic, DPG will provide you with the content, features and community that will help make your time out of the water a little more interesting, keep you informed about the world of underwater photography, and help improve your skills.

It's free to join the DPG community, and we look forward to having you participate. Take a moment to set up a profile and share your images and leave feedback for others.


  Photo Art       Women in Photography       annuaire-photo  

CAPA is a Canadian-based forum for both amateur and professional photographers who wish to share their views, insights, insights, ideas and techniques. You grow as a photographer and discover the exciting and varied world of artistic images.

If your interest is in black and white or colour, prints, slides, or digital imaging, CAPA's services can offer you much assistance and stimulation. Our organization is aimed at helping people improve their photography and digital photography. We also provide freelance photography job listings and reviews of the best camera lenses and gear. CAPA also works to promote photography as an art form.



Founded in 1981, and reorganized in 2000 as an online resource center, Women in Photography International serves the needs of photographers, photo educators, photography students, gallery owners and photographic organizations around the world.

In keeping with our mission, we promote the visibility of women photographers and their work through a variety of programs, exhibitions, juried competitions and publications.

As an educational nonprofit organization, Women in Photography International perpetuates this tradition by providing member benefits that accommodate changing interests and needs as we head into our third decade as a resource for the international photographic community.

Our newsmagazine f2 is an online e-Zine publication with member profiles and portfolios, interviews, book reviews, product information and gallery listings.
This f2 publication, in combination with the Women in Photography International Archives, is a premiere resource and an unparalleled World Wide Web network for the international community of women in photography.


Photographers Directory is a trademark of Image-Free Studio created in 2005.
Founders UK-Photographers benefit from experiences in different areas such as:. Photography, Artwork print & web communication, computer engineering, marketing & distribution The Photographers Directory-purpose is to improve the visibility of professional photography on the internet to facilitate the discovery of areas of competence photographers and allow the direct relationship between professional photographers and users.
Jingoo.com is a set of tools and services for sale online, created by photographers for photographers, tools have been designed to meet the evolving market our profession adapting to new technologies presentation / Internet sales. Jingoo.com is an online platform dedicated to professional photographers for the publication, marketing their images and presenting their work and their accomplishments services.



  myemma       Society for Photography Education       Focus escola de fotografia  

Email is personal. Now email marketing can be, too. With Emma’s mobile-ready emails and automated campaigns, your readers get a great-looking email right when they’re ready to act.

Everybody has data. Not everybody knows what to do with it. Emma helps you put detailed analytics and split tests in context, so you can discover insights that’ll transform your business.

Don’t just email your list. Connect with your customers. With Emma’s smart segmentation and painless integration, it’s finally easy to organize your audience for maximum engagement.


The Society for Photographic Education is a nonprofit membership organization that provides and fosters an understanding of photography as a means of diverse creative expression, cultural insight, and experimental practice. Through its interdisciplinary programs, services and publications, the society seeks to promote a broader understanding of the medium in all its forms through teaching and learning, scholarship, and criticism.



Focus School, founded in 1975 is the first school shooting in Brazil. Develops courses in fashion photography, photojournalism, advertising photography, weddings and social events and courses photoshop. Lectures or distance.




  ADF       Apogee       image in progress  

The Association of Authors Argentina Photography Film (ADF) was formed in 1996 from the need of the professionals of film to share relevant knowledge of activity and, crucially, to value the work of cinematographers . Returning to the identity and the principles of the historical association "ADF" founded in the 40s by the masters of photography and Argentina through the joint effort of some Cinematographers interested in promoting technical and artistic exchange in both the home and outside the ADF was installed as a reference entity in the industry, not only because its members are leaders in the business, but also because it is a recognized professional association of reliability and transparency. From then until now, different forms of organization have developed numerous activities that contemplate the possibility of comparing common problems between Cinematographers and solutions, as well as satisfy the desire to learn and updated and, of course, - as colleagues in countries with a production level importantly make a contribution to the national film culture. In 2011 the Association of Authors Argentina Photography Film (ADF) was established as a trade Civil Association, nonprofit, or any activity that brings together many of the most important professionals in the motion picture industry Argentine cinema.




Apogee Photo Magazine is designed to INSPIRE, EDUCATE AND INFORM photographers of all ages and levels.

We are here to help you develop as a photographer in order to reach your photographic apogee.

As an online magazine since 1995, we’re comfortable in the home, in the field, the classroom, the club meeting, or the studio.  Our tone is conversational and friendly.  We are here to share the craft of photography with all.
We offer hundreds upon hundreds of high quality photographic articles and tips and techniques around a wide array of subjects suited to the enthusiast, beginner, intermediate, or advanced photographer.

With technology offering a wide variety of camera options for creating photos, the new Facebook page at https:// www.facebook.com/ ApogeePhotoMagazine is not only a great place to share images with other photographers, but a fantastic place to pick up or offer tips and tricks of the trade, interact in open conversations with other photo community followers, offer advice or ask questions.




Image in Progress is a new international publication that wants to tell the story of the players of the image industry in its ongoing developments. Photography here is seen as a creative and artistic expression, as a publishing and advertising medium that is not just a mere representation but dares to interpret.

Exclusive interviews with major international names, professionals that work behind the scenes, promising talents... and their personal exclusive texts about the workings in the backstage of the images that surround us or we wish they would surround us make Image in Progress an innovative publishing enterprise for aficionados and professionals who, in one capacity or another, participate in the creative process and have to make choices in this industry.

Photographers, publishers, gallery owners, location scouts, set designers, art directors, photo editors, stylists, make-up artists, hair stylists, models, postproducers… are all professional figures that rarely get recognition beyond credits but in Image in Progress they can tell their story, their technical choices, their tricks of the trade with useful advice and represent a very focused readership to reach.



  Planet Point       Argentine Society of Cinematographers       LA International  
  photoworkshop.com       NAPP       Los Angeles Photo.com  


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