2022 INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS™
The photography community from countries around the globe will pay tribute to the most outstanding photography achievements
presented at the gala ceremony, the Lucie Awards. Honors will be given for Lifetime Achievement, distinguishing some of the world’s greatest men and women whose life’s work in fashion, photojournalism, advertising, portraiture, sports, documentary and fine art photography, merit the highest acclaim by their peers. Each year, the Advisory Board nominates deserving individuals across a variety of categories who will be honored during the Lucie Awards ceremony. Once the nominations have been received, the votes are tallied and an honoree in each category is identified. The two final winners of IPA, Photographer of the Year and Discovery of the Year, are announced at the Lucie Awards Gala and are awarded cash prizes and the Lucie Statue.
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)
DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR (NON-PROFESSIONAL CATEGORIES)
International Photographer of the Year Award
The top award in the Professional Categories includes The Lucie Trophy and a $10,000 cash prize
Discovery of the Year Award
The top award in the Non-Professional Categories includes The Lucie Trophy and $5,000 cash prize
he IPA competition is open to any living photographer, 18 years of age or older, from any country. Professional photographers will be judged against other professionals and non-professionals against other non-professionals and students.
Copyrights & Usage Rights:
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.
One of the great things about this competition is its global reach. Depending on what your image is chosen for (The Best of Show, a magazine ad for the IPA, a Postcard for the IPA etc), your image will be viewed with your full credit all around the world. From galleries in Italy, Poland, England, the US, Cambodia, France, Canada, Germany etc, to magazine ads printed in all the top photographic journals in India, Russia, Greece, Japan, among many others. The destination and promotion of your work is endless. By placing in the competition, you are agreeing to be included in the annual IPA publication that showcases the full collection of winning images.
There is no monetary remuneration for the use of your image, however in the case that it is being used for something other than the promotion of the competition, you will be contacted and given the option to decline the use of your work.
The exhibition will be archived at the IPA Headquarters for safe storage and POSSIBLE inclusion in the “Best Of Show” annual retrospective exhibitions for IPA. On the back of each print there is stamp that reads: “not for sale, do not duplicate, return to IPA Headquarters”. Should someone be interested in purchasing your work, we will contact you and pass on the details.