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International Photo Awards
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 $33,000 in cash prizes
We have awarded over $250,000 in cash prizes to date!
Submit your images and be a part of the most recognized event in Photography!
Early Bird: May 31, 2018
Final : August 31, 2018
Contest Prize & TERMS
The top award in the Professional Categories includes The Lucie Trophy and a $10,000 cash prize, sponsored by AtEdge
Discovery of the Year Award:
The top award in the Non-Professional Categories includes The Lucie Trophy and $5,000 cash prize
The winner of these two awards will be announced during the Lucie Awards Ceremony.
Category Winners – Professional
The 12 Category winners in the Professional Categories will each receive a $1,000 cash prize and two tickets to attend the Lucie Awards Gala in New York city where they will be finalists for the International Photographer of the Year.
Category Winners – Non-professional
The 12 Category winners in the Non-Professional Categories will each receive a $500 cash prize and two tickets to attend the Lucie Awards Gala in New York city where they will be finalists for the Discovery of the Year.
Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize winners in all sub-categories include:
Printable Winner Certificate and IPA Seal
Publication in the IPA Annual Book of Photography
A curated selection of winning images to be exhibited in the IPA Best of Show Exhibition which opens in New York City during the Lucies, and is shown around the world through the following year.
Receive significant international publicity and extensive media exposure through our online promotional campaign, and magazine and newspaper partners distributing and promoting winners works. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: All artworks retain the right to the photographer. USAGE RIGHTS: You will be contacted each time we identify an image for usage – and briefed on what the usage will be. Your images are NEVER used for any purpose other than the promotion of the International Photography Awards. All photographers thus far have been extremely grateful and happy with the manner in which their images have been used and promoted globally.
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