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International Photography Award 2018
Recognising the best of contemporary photographic talent

Entry for the IPA 2018 is now closed
Shortlisted photographers will be announced on February 13th
The winner will be revealed on March 22nd
Solo exhibition showcasing the work of the winner will open in London on April 12th
IPA 2019 will open in September 2018


“I’ve been busy since winning the IPA. I haven’t had to reach out to anyone. Everything I’m doing now has flown directly from the exposure I got from winning that exhibition.” – Juno Calpyso, Winner IPA 2016

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Celebrating its 14th year, the International Photography Award 2018, is now open for entries.

Instrumental in launching the careers of some of the most respected photographers today, enter now for an opportunity to be recognised and celebrated by the international photographic community.

Prizes

£5,000 exhibition grant • Solo show at the leading London gallery, TJ Boulting • All-expenses paid trip to London • VIP access to and promotion at  Photo London, one of the biggest events in the photography calendar • In-person portfolio review and reprint • Exclusive coverage in British Journal of Photography • 

Judges

With thanks to our judging panel for the IPA 2018:

Fariba Farshad, Founding Director, Photo London
Simon Bainbridge, Editorial Director, BJP
Mark Sealy MBE, Director, Autograph
Alona Pardo, Curator, Barbican
Fiona Rogers, Business Development Manager, Magnum Photos
Hannah Watson, Director, TJ Boulting