IPA in the News

2015 Coverage


$10,000 prize awaits Filipino photographers in New York contest

The International Photography Awards, known as the Oscars of Photography, has included the Philippines in this year’s installment of The Lucie Awards gala ceremony.
“It is our mission to make the IPA the premiere, truly international photographic competition. By expanding into the Philippines this year, we are reaching another milestone,” said Hossein Farmani, the founder and president of Lucie Awards on June 10. More […]


3 Filipinos to vie for the ‘Oscars’ of photography in NY

Three Filipino photographers will go to New York this October to compete for the much coveted title of  “Photographer of the Year Award” in the culminating event of the 13th Annual Lucie Awards, as the result of the winners of its Philippine version.

The IPA-Philippines winners were announced on Monday, September 21. The Lucie Awards, labeled as the “Oscars” of photography, and IPA, twin organizations honoring the masters of photography and winners of the annual International Photography Awards from all over the world, recently launched their Philippine counterpart to search for Filipino talents and promote the visual culture of the Pilipino people in world stage.More […]

Oscars of World Photography in PH searches for nominees

The International Photography Awards (Philippines) is looking for photographers who have spent more than 30 years of their career documenting subjects that have inspired, influenced and touched the lives of Filipinos.

The IPA Philippines will honor the Masters of Philippine Photography for their exemplary achievements and contributions to Filipino society by helping shape, mold and maintain visual culture across the country and overseas.More […]

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