The 2019 edition of the International Photography Awards (IPA) is now open for submissions.
Photographers of world-grab your gear and start taking those shots! The biggest and most highly anticipated event in Photography is back for its 17th annual edition and is now open for entries for the 2019 IPA photography competition. Professional, amateur and student photographers are invited to submit their most provocative and visually captivating photographs for consideration for this prestigious award.
This year the IPA is rolling out a number of exciting changes, including brand new entry categories (analog/film, astrophotography, minimalism, smartphone and “street” photography, to name a few), and lots of new prizes and benefits for the winners.
With entrants from over 100 countries around the world each year, photographers will be competing for:
$47,500 in cash prizes
The title of “Photographer of the Year” (Professional) and “Discovery of the Year” (Amateur)
The coveted Lucie Statue at the Lucie Awards Gala
The IPA Trophy awarded at the “Best of Show” Opening event New
Publication in the IPA Annual Book of Photography
Feature in the IPA Best of Show Exhibition opening in New York City, and showing in Los Angeles, Moscow, Paris, Budapest, Barcelona, Tokyo, Taipei, Shanghai, Manila, Bangkok, and other cities throughout the year.
And more! See a full list of prizes and benefits here.
The early-bird deadline is March 24, 2019. Submission entered by this date will receive a 10% discount on submission fees. The regular submission deadline is July 14, 2019.
Submit your best photography now !
IPA’s outstanding international jury comprised of gallerists, photo editors, art collectors, curators, social media influencers, and other photography luminaries will evaluate entries based on originality, technical excellence and artistic merit. View the full Jury list at https://www.photoawards.com/jury/
Submission Fees: from $15 to $35 for single image, discount for additional categories.
Revenue from submission fees goes to support programs of the Lucie Foundation (https://www.luciefoundation.org/).
The International Photography Awards (IPA)
The International Photography Awards (IPA) is a sister-effort of the Lucie Foundation, 501(c) 3 non-profit, charitable foundation. The annual programming of Lucie Foundation is funded largely though the International Photography Awards, including the signature event, the Lucie Awards.
Lucie Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable organization whose three-tiered mission is to honor master photographers, discover and cultivate emerging talent, and promote the appreciation of photography worldwide. Lucie Foundation presents a variety of programs throughout the year, including its signature program, The Lucie Awards, Month of Photography LA (MOPLA), Snapshop, Freshlook, and Lucie Talks.
International Photographie Awards (IPA)
January 17, 2019 to July 14, 2019