Int'l Photography Awards

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 jeffrey siy 0 Comments

Calling all professional, non-professional, and student photographers around the globe. Submission of entries for the International Photography Awards is still ongoing. This very ambitious and comprehensive competition recognizes leading talents in terms of creating, shaping and defining the world of photography today. Submit your entries in the Advertising, Architecture, Book, Deeper Perspective, Editorial, Event, Fine Art, Moving Images, Nature, People, Special, and Sports categories. Send in your entries online or through mail and make sure you have paid the required entry fee. Enter your work in as many categories as you see fit for more chances of winning the International Photographer of the Year Award, Discovery of the Year Award, Deeper Perspective of the Year Award, and Moving Image Photographer of the Year Award. These are all inclusive of Lucie Statue, cash, complimentary tickets to the Lucie Awards plus your work will be published in the IPA Annual with press release and newsletter announcements to over 50,000 IPA members. Lastly, titles will also be awarded to the sixteen (16) winners in the Professional and Non-Professional categories.

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Contest Requirements:
  • Open to professional, non-professional, and student photographers, 18 years of age or older, from any country
  • Entry fees:
    • For IPA Regular Competition
      • Professional
        • Single Image: $35 USD
        • Series (2 t0 5 images): $60 USD
        • Each Additional Category: $25 USD
      • Non-Professional
        • Single Image: $25 USD
        • Series (2 to 5 images): $50 USD
        • Each Additional Category: $15 USD
      • Student
        • Single Image: $15 USD
        • Series (2 to 5 images): $30 USD
        • Each Additional Category: $10 USD
    • For IPA Discounted Countries
      • Professional
        • Single Image: $23 USD
        • Series (2 to 5 images): $40 USD
        • Each Additional Category: $16 USD
      • Non-Professional
        • Single Image: $16 USD
        • Series (2 to 5 images): $33 USD
        • Each Additional Category: $10 USD
      • Student
        • Single Image: $10 USD
        • Series (2 to 5 images): $20 USD
        • Each Additional Category: $4 USD
Contest Mechanics:
  1. Log on to photoawards.com and register
  2. Submission Categories
    • Advertising
    • Architecture
    • Book
    • Deeper Perspective
    • Editorial
    • Event
    • Fine Art
    • Moving Images
    • Nature
    • People
    • Special
    • Sports
  3. Entry Guidelines
    • Books
      • Must be submitted as series
      • A total of 5 images must accompany your online submission
      • 1 of 5 images is the front cover of the book and the remaining 4 images are selections from the book
      • In addition to the online submission, a hard copy of the book must be submitted to IPA offices, postmarked no later than the prescribed deadline
      • The book must visibly bear the Entry ID
    • Deeper Perspective
      • Create a story behind the images you submit
      • Entries must be a series
      • All text must be in English
    • Moving Images
      • Both, Photographers and Filmmakers, are welcomed to submit cohesive pieces, no longer than 5 minutes
      • Pieces may be short films, slideshows, music videos, etc., and may include dialogue and/or music
      • Must be submitted as a series. Stills may be submitted separately and without reference to the Moving Images submission
      • Must be submitted via URL to a video-sharing service (like Vimeo or YouTube) with no additional clicks or passwords required
    • Image submission - Should be no more than 5 years old
      • Online
        • Professionals must submit your work online or via CD
        • Digital files are required and prints may only be submitted as visual reference
          • Digital files must be no larger than 1000 pixels in either height or width
          • Saved as Jpeg (.jpg), in RGB format
          • Must not exceed 4MB per file
          • Must be 72dpi
      • Mail
        • Should abide by the same specifications on a disc or flash drive
        • Do not send originals prints
    • No signature, stamp or any other identifying mark is allowed anywhere on the entry
  4. Two (2) ways to submit entries
    • Online
      • Submit your entries upon registration on the IPA contest website
    • Mail
      • Must be accompanied by one Payment Summary Form and one Category Form per category entered. You can get this upon registration online
      • If a photo is to be submitted into multiple categories, you must provide additional copies of the image (if they are prints) and attach a separate Category Form to the back of each one
      • No entry will be processed unless the entry fee is attached or has been pre-paid online
      • Entries must be postmarked by the deadline posted online
      • Package your work carefully to prevent any damage during shipping
  5. Two (2) ways to pay the entry fee
    • Online - You may pay for your entry after you submit your photographs through PayPal or credit card
    • Cheque and Money Order (from US Banks only) - Payable to "International Awards Inc."
    • Note:  In certain cases where the 2 methods are not possible, you can use other payment options such as wire transfer, Western Union, and Money Gram,
  6. All entries must include the appropriate entry fee payable to the International Photography Awards (IPA) in U.S. currency
  7. You may enter your work in as many categories as you see fit, however IPA judges, jury or staff will not switch your entry into a different category on your behalf
  8. You may submit work that has been previously submitted to IPA or another photography competition, or that has previously won an award
  9. You are not allowed to submit originals for photograph/print submissions
  10. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the photographer. Any photograph used by IPA shall carry your credit line
  11. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period: Deadline for submissions until June 30, 2015
Contest Prize:
  • International Photographer of the Year Award inclusive of:
    • Lucie Statue
    • $10,000 cash prize, provided by AtEdge
    • Work exhibited in Best of Show exhibition
    • Two complimentary tickets to the Lucie Awards
    • Work screened at the Lucie Awards
    • Published in the IPA Annual
    • Press release and newsletter announcements to over 50,000 IPA members
  • Discovery of the Year Award inclusive of:
    • Lucie Statue
    • $5,000 cash prize
    • Work exhibited in Best of Show exhibition
    • Two complimentary tickets to the Lucie Awards
    • Work screened at the Lucie Awards
    • Published in the IPA Annual
    • Press release and newsletter announcements to over 50,000 IPA members
  • Deeper Perspective of the Year Award inclusive of:
    • Lucie Statue
    • $5,000 cash prize, provided by American Society of Media
    • Photographers
    • Two complimentary tickets to the Lucie Awards
    • Work screened at the Lucie Awards
    • Published in the IPA Annual
    • Press release and newsletter announcements to over 50,000 IPA members
  • Moving Image Photographer of the Year Award inclusive of:
    • Lucie Statue
    • $2,500 cash prize
    • Two complimentary tickets to the Lucie Awards
    • Work screened at the Lucie Awards
    • Published in the IPA Annual
    • Press release and newsletter announcements to over 50,000 IPA members
  • Titles of the eight (8) professional category winners:
    • Advertising Photographer of the Year
    • Architectural Photographer of the Year
    • Editorial Photographer of the Year
    • Photography Book of the Year
    • Fine Art Photographer of the Year
    • Nature Photographer of the Year
    • People Photographer of the Year
    • Photographer of the Year in the Special Category
  • Titles of the eight (8) non-professional category winners:
    • Advertising Photographer of the Year
    • Architectural Photographer of the Year
    • Editorial Photographer of the Year
    • Fine Art Photographer of the Year
    • Photography Book of the Year
    • Nature Photographer of the Year
    • People Photographer of the Year
    • Photographer of the Year in the Special Category
Upside
  • Online submission
  • You may submit as many entries as you can
  • You may submit work that has been previously submitted to IPA or another photography competition, or that has previously won an award
  • CASH prize
Downside
  • All entries must include the appropriate entry fee payable
  • Worldwide contest
For more info, log on to photoawards.com