The International Photography Awards announced the winners of its 2020 photography competition. A stellar international jury of renowned photography experts judged a total of 13,000 entries from 120 countries around the world to finally select the outstanding category winners.
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The IPA’s annual best of show exhibition features all Pro and Non-Pro category winners, plus a specially curated selection of images from the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize recipients. The exhibition opens during Lucie Week in New York, and during the following year will be shown in venues all around the world. Cities include Los Angeles, Moscow, Paris, Budapest, Barcelona, Tokyo, Taipei, Shanghai, Manila, Bangkok, and more.
This world-renowned annual competition showcases some of the most outstanding photographic work from around the globe.
The judges praised this year’s winners for their exceptional work across various genres and styles. Hossein Farmani, IPA’s founder and president, commented, “In these unprecedented times, this year’s entries reflect some of the biggest challenges facing our generation – not the least of which is dealing with a virus which, for the first time, is an event that has affected every person on earth in some way. We see photography at its best – whether covering the Covid pandemic, or the world’s uprising against injustice – the images captured are breathtaking. I can easily say these are the best images I have seen in the last decades.”
In order to support and honour the outstanding work of both professional and amateur photographers around the world during the Covid-19 crisis, IPA will match the cash prizes that are awarded to the Category Winners this year with an equal cash donation to the charity of the winning photographer’s choice in their community.
The selection below focuses on winners and honorable mentions from the architecture sub-categories: fine art, cityscapes, bridges, buildings, interior, historic, industrial, abstract and other.