IPA Philippines 

Honors the Masters of

Pilipino Photography


Click here to  Nominate

© Michaelde Guzman

Launched in 2015, The International Photography Awards: Philippines (IPA PI) will recognize master photographers who have dedicated 30+ years to the craft of photography. These masters will be recognized for their exemplary achievements and contributions to Filipino society that have helped shaped, mold and maintain culture across the country and overseas.

Mirroring the nomination process of The Lucie Awards, IPA PI's Advisory Board will identify Pilipino photographers nationwide whose careers have documented subjects that have inspired,  enlightened, influenced and touched the lives of Filipinos worldwide.

© Harrold Q Villaflor

The following awards can be given out in any calendar year:


Lifetime Achievement

Achievement in Advertising

Achievement in Fashion

Achievement in Fine Art

Achievement in Photojournalism

Achievement in Documentary

Achievement in Sports

Achievement in Portraiture



Each year, the IPA PI Advisory Board will select three masters whose work will be showcased alongside the annual IPA PI Best of Show. Additionally, these masters will receive The Lucie Award statuette fashioned using a native wood material of the Philippines by premier sculptor Willy Layug.

© Patrick Rivera

The IPA PI endeavors to become the first-ever award giving body that salutes the achievements of Pilipino photographers.


We want to hear from you. Please email us the name of the photographers you think deserves the awards. Keep in mind they should have 30+ years of photographic achievements.



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