International Photography Awards - IPA 2020

 

International Photography Awards – IPA

International Photography Awards - IPA

Early bird deadline: February 29, 2020
Entry fee: from $10 to $60
Prizes: $500, $1,000, $5,000, $10,000, valuable prizes

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
  • Receive the IPA Trophy at the “Best of Show” Exhibition in New York City New
  • Be Published in the IPA Annual Book of Photography
  • Be Featured in the IPA Best of Show Exhibition in New York City and beyond
  • Win $47,500 in cash prizes
  • And more!

Sections:

  • Professional
  • Non-Professional

Categories

  • Advertising
    This category is for commercial images used to sell, market, promote or advertise a product, service, or person(s).
  • Analog/Film
    This category is for photography that uses non-digital methods of capturing images.
  • Architecture
    This category is for architectural photography, buildings or structures, interior or exterior, and any part thereof; dynamic images of architecture or architectural details.
  • Book
    This category is for bodies of work published in book form. Eligible books include exhibition catalogues, prototypes, proposals, independently published, self-published, traditional, limited edition, multi-author, single-author, intersectional, zine, handmade, re-issue, and more.
  • Deeper Perspective
    In this category, we ask the photographer to submit both a series of images and a body of text that tells the story behind the images. Jurors weigh both the images and the text when judging these entries
  • Editorial/Press
    This category is for images usually meant to accompany text, illustrate a story, article, or an idea within the context of a publication, and can cover a wide range of subjects.
  • Event
    This category is for photographs featuring occurrences and people at any special event or occasion.
  • Fine Art
    This category should feature images where the intention is aesthetic, revealing the subjective, creative vision of the artist, photos that express an idea, a message, or an emotion through the image and the technique used to create it.
  • Moving Images/Video
    This category asks for a short, cohesive moving image piece, no longer than 5 minutes. Stop-motion films, videos, slideshows, etc. are all accepted.
  • Nature
    This category is for photography that is devoted to displaying natural elements such as landscapes, wildlife, plants, and close-ups of natural scenes and textures.
  • People
    This category is for photographs where people are the focus, whether a single person or a group, showing the human aspect of life in all its wonderful variety.
  • Special
    This category is for the more “niche” genres of photography, and those using special techniques or technology to achieve the finished product.
  • Sports
    This category is for all sports-related photography, editorial or artistic, featuring any competitive or recreational sport

Awards and Prizes

The 13 Category winners in the Professional Categories will each receive a $1,000 cash prize, and the 13 Category winners in the Non-Professional Categories will each receive a $500 prize. Each of the above winners will also receive two tickets to attend the Lucie Awards Gala in New York city, where they will be finalists for the following titles:

The International Photographer of the Year (Professional Categories). The Winner of This Award Will Receive

  • The Lucie Trophy, awarded at the Lucie Awards Gala
  • $10,000 cash prize, sponsored by AtEdge
  • Work exhibited in the IPA Curated “Best of Show” exhibition
  • Work screened at the Lucie Awards
  • Published in the IPA Annual Book
  • Press release and newsletter announcements to over 130,000 IPA members

Discovery of the Year (Non-Professional Categories). The Winner of This Award Will Receive

  • The Lucie Trophy, awarded at the Lucie Awards Gala
  • $5,000 cash prize
  • Work exhibited in Best of Show exhibition
  • Work screened at the Lucie Awards
  • Published in the IPA Annual Book
  • Press release and newsletter announcements to over 130,000 IPA members

Category Winners–Professional

  • $1,000 cash prize
  • 2 Tickets to attend the Lucie Awards Gala as a finalist for International Photographer of the Year
  • $500 travel allowance* New
  • Work screened at the Lucie Awards
  • IPA Trophy, awarded at IPA Best of Show opening event in NYC New
  • Work exhibited in the curated Best of Show exhibition New
  • Published in the IPA Annual Book
  • Press release and newsletter announcements to over 130,000 IPA members

Category Winners–Non-Professional

  • $500 Cash Prize
  • 2 Tickets to attend the Lucie Awards Gala as a finalist for Discovery of the Year
  • $500 travel allowance* New
  • Work screened at the Lucie Awards
  • IPA Trophy, awarded at IPA Best of Show opening event in NYC New
  • Work exhibited in the curated Best of Show exhibition New
  • Published in the IPA Annual Book
  • Press release and newsletter announcements to over 130,000 IPA members

Website: http://www.photoawards.com/

 

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