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International Photography Awards, Philippines Announces Category Winners of the 2016 Competition!
This year, The IPA, Philippines received hundreds of submissions from all over the Philippines and is pleased to declare that Jozef Brajer was awarded Bronze in Event-Weddings for the winning entry Hand in hand walking into the light..
ABOUT Jozef Brajer
About the International Photography Awards, Philippines
The International Photography Awards continues to expand its regional programming to Asia, and this year The Philippines was included in the line-up for The Lucie Awards gala ceremony in New York City. The expanded mission highlights the enormous photographic talent of the Philippines photography community.
The top winners of the regional competitions will be showcased alongside the International IPA Best of Show in New York, in addition to an exhibition in Manila. They will also compete alongside the IPA’s finalists for IPA’s top awards and cash prizes in New York City each year. IPA Philippines will also focus on engaging university and college students, to help provide greater opportunities and exposure to them at an early stage in their photographic career.
Winners from IPA Philippines will be invited to compete against all Regional and IPA International finalists at The Lucie Awards in New York City this 2016. The top four prizes are: INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR ($10,000US), DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR ($5,000US), DEEPER PERSPECTIVE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR ($5,000US) and MOVING IMAGE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR ($2,500US). To date, the International Photography Awards have given over $280,000 in cash prizes to these IPA winners. IPA PI regional winners will also receive separate cash prizes for winning in their country.
About the International Photography Awards
The International Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global scale, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today. Each year, the International Photography Awards (IPA) invites passionate photographers, to compete for the title of Photographer of the Year, Discovery of the Year and Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year. A board of esteemed professionals in the field: curators, photo editors, gallery owners, art directors, and other luminaries from the international photography community, juries the competition. The awards include a Lucie Statue and cash prizes totaling over $22,000, exhibition and publication opportunities. www.photoawards.com
About the Lucie Awards
The Lucie Awards is the annual event honoring the greatest achievements in photography. The photography community from countries around the globe will pay tribute to the most outstanding photography achievements presented at the Gala Awards ceremony. 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 honorees are pre-announced months before the Lucie Awards. The Lucie Awards are a signature program of Lucie Foundation. www.lucieawards.com
Program Director, International Photography Awards