Photographer of the year Competition
IPA invites photographers, professionals and amateurs alike, to be recognized as International Photographer of the Year by a board of esteemed photo editors, curators, gallery owners, art directors and other luminaries from the international photography community. The award includes a $10,000 grand prize. In an effort to cultivate and showcase emerging talent, all nonprofessional entries are eligible for the New Discovery Award, lauding best up-and-coming artist.
In addition to these top prizes, all entrants will compete for certificates of achievement in 7 major categories that include Photojournalism, Advertising, Nature Photography, Architectural Photography, Portraiture, Specialty Media and Fine Art.
IPA Annual Book Publication & Gallery Exhibits
Award-winning entries will be published in the IPA Annual Book, distributed throughout the international professional community and exhibited in some of the most prestigious galleries and bookstores. There will be ten shows per year at the IPA/Farmani Gallery to promote contemarary Photography