World’s best photos at IPA exhibit

Selected award-winning works from the 2016 International Photography Awards (IPA) will be presented at The IPA Best of Show 2016: The International Photography Awards at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) from Jan. 16 to Feb. 25 at the SDA Amphitheater.

The IPA is one of the most prestigious photography citations in the world chosen by a panel of experts. The Lucie, as the trophy is often called, is given in recognition of the best photos of the year.

A 20x24 photo by Alexandre Meneghini
It will feature 45 pieces in the following categories: Advertising, Architecture, Book, Self-Published, Editorial, Event, Fine Art, Nature, People and Sports, and even includes the productions from recipients of the International Photographer of the Year, Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year, Moving Image Photographer of the Year, and Discovery of the Year.

By Isabelle Zezima, 20x24
The images are curated by Scott Thode, independent curator and editor and director of, a networking platform which presents visual artists to the world.

The display is part of a partnership between United States-based IPA and DLS-CSB.

By Corinna Kern, 20x24
Also showcased in the event are the works of Benilde’s AB Photography students, who participated in a hands-on workshop with renowned international photographer Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri at an Aeta community in Floridablanca, Pampanga.

The exhibit is curated by Center for Campus Art Director Gerry Torres, with the cooperation and contribution of AB Photography Program Chairman Francis Tady, IPA Philippines Representative Ruston Banal, and IPA and Lucie Awards President Hossein Farmani.

By Kei Nomiyama, 20x24
The SDA Amphitheater is on the 12th floor of the School of Design and Arts Campus, 905 Pablo Ocampo St. (Vito Cruz), Malate, Manila. For inquiries, call (02) 230-5100.

Topics: 2016 International Photography Awards (IPA) , The IPA Best of Show 2016: The International Photography Awards , De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB)
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