The Lucie Awards is the premiere annual event honoring the greatest achievements in photography. The photography community from around the globe pays tribute to the most outstanding people in the field. Each year, the Lucie Advisory Board nominates deserving individuals across a variety of categories. Once these nominations have been received, an honoree in each category is selected.
The honorees are presented with the Lucie statue during a spectacular evening at the Lucie Awards gala ceremony in New York.
The Lucie Awards is the signature program of Lucie Foundation.
Shay has pursued photography since his teens, and he took his first Leica to war with him. His first published photographs—documenting a mid air collision over his English Air Base—were . . .
Abelardo Morell was born in Havana, Cuba in 1948. He immigrated to the United States with his parents in 1962. Morell received his . . .
Besides working as a professional photographer for over fifty-five years, Larry Fink has had one-man shows at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, and the Whitney . . .
Steve Schapiro was born in New York in 1934. His interest in photography started as a teenager when he began capturing people in human situations. At that time, he felt the most a young photographer could aspire to was to . . .
Dominique Issermann was born in Paris in 1947 and began taking photographs and printing at the age of 16 . . .
Since 1982, the photographer Judith Joy Ross (born 1946 in Hazleton, Pennsylvania) has produced sensitive, authentic portraits of . . .
Josephine Herrick Project is a nonprofit that enlists professional photographers to educate students who . . .
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The International Photography Awards (IPA) competition, a sister-effort of Lucie Foundation, announces its finalists in advance of the Lucie Awards. They are selected by an international jury panel of photography professionals. Four of the finalists will be named Photographer of the Year, Discovery of the Year, Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year and Moving Image Photographer of the Year, at the Lucie Awards ceremony on October 29, 2017.
Alex Telfer – Advertising – United Kingdom
Steffen Schraegle – Architecture – Germany
Lauren Greenfield – Book – United States
Paula Bronstein – Editorial – United States
Mona Sartoveh – Event – Iran
Gilles Pouchele – Fine Art – France
Aviad Bar-Ness – Nature – Israel
Bart Heynen – People – Belgium
Ellen Jantzen – Special – Untied States
Geoff Coombs – Sports – Canada
IPA China: Xiaoxiao Liu
IPA Philippines: Ezra Acayan
IPA Russia: Eduard Korniyenko
IPA Spain: Roberto Aguirrezabala
Raffael Dickreuter – Advertising – United States
Federico Lelli – Architecture – Italy
Julie Stephenson – Book – Australia
Manel Quiros – Editorial – United Kingdom
Raluca Butnaru – Event – Italy
Mariano Belmar – Fine Art – Spain
Robert Neufeld – Nature – Canada
Alina Fedorenko – People – Germany
Cristian Townsend – Special – Japan
Warren McConnaughie – Sports – United Kingdom
IPA China: Xiaobing
IPA Philippines: Rolando T. Mesuga
IPA Russia: Natalya Trotsevich
IPA Spain: Eduardo Marco Quevedo
Giles Clarke – Deeper Perspective – United States
Jordan Gale, United States
IPA China: Huaifeng Li
IPA Philippines: Jed Regala
IPA Russia: Anton Unitsyn
IPA Spain: Javier Sánchez-Monge Escardó
Lebohang Kganye – Moving Image – South Africa
Pistolwish – United States
Support Category Awards are presented to individuals and organizations who are an integral part of crafting an image.
Aperture for Stephen Shore: Selected Works, 1973–1981
MACK for Forever: Anthony Hernandez
Phaidon for Generation Wealth: Lauren Greenfield
Steidl for Nobel Heroes: Peter Badge
Thames & Hudson for Firecrackers
21st Editions for BLUE: Timothy Duffy
ceiba for Picture of My Life: Junpei Ueda
Radius Books for ONE
Anders Kold for Rineke Dijkstra. The One and the Many at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
Charlotte Cotton, Pauline Vermare and Marina Chao for Public, Private, Secret at International Center of Photography, New York City
Diane Dufour with Julie Héraut for Magnum Analog Recovery at Le Bal, Paris
Gail Buckland for Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present at Brooklyn Museum
Jeff L. Rosenheim and Maria Morris Hambourg for Irving Penn: Centennial at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
AnOther Magazine for The Full Story: Solange Knowles for AnOther Magazine A/W17 by Peter Lindbergh
Harper’s Bazaar for Think Pink by Daniel Riera
i-D for Life is Art, Live Yours in Color by Harley Weir
Numéro Magazine for Grace Bol by Txema Yeste
Vanity Fair for Cover Story: Emma Watson, Rebel Belle by Tim Walker
Aperture Magazine, USA
Foam Magazine, Netherlands
Osmos Magazine, USA
Andrew Katz, Senior Multimedia Editor, TIME for AFTERWARD. – REFLECTIONS ON THE WEIGHT OF CHARLOTTESVILLE.
Marielle Eudes, Photo Director, Agence France-Presse for Rescued From the Rubble
Mary Cooney, Director of Photography, Los Angeles Times for Brazil’s war on Zika
Moe Doiron, Editor, Globe and Mail for Standing Rock
Robin Daughtridge, Associate Managing Editor for Photography and Video, and Todd Panagopoulos, Director of Photography, Chicago Tribune for Portraits of a child shooting victim in Chicago
Advantage Y&R, Windhoek, Namibia for African Trash Masks. Client: Greenpeace Africa. Photographed by Shawn Van Eeden
Agencia3, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for Absolute Confidentiality. Client: Disque Denúncia. Photographed by Aderi Costa, Ian Costa
JWT, Brazil for Womanity Campaign. Client: Womanity Foundation. Photographed by Gabriel de Moura
Ogilvy & Mather for Switch It Off. Client: Amnesty International. Photographed by Sergej Chursyn; Andrew Reed Weller
R/GA for We Are America. Client: The Ad Council. Photographed by Mark Seliger