BIPP Professional Photography Awards 2015 – Call for Entries

The BIPP Professional Photography Awards 2015 are now open for entries, offering a fantastic opportunity for professional photographers to gain award winning recognition for their work and further their potential as a photographer.

Establishing in 1901, the British Institute of Professional Photography is an internationally recognised qualifying organisation with over 100 years experience in supporting and networking photographers. We are a not for profit organisation delivering education, qualifications and professional development to photographers and achieve this by offering a challenging qualifications structure.

With members worldwide covering every discipline of photography, BIPP also works with a number of Colleges, including the Defence School of Photography and the College of Policing to ensure the future of the professional photographic industry. One of the key areas of our work is helping to represent professional photography to government and industry.

The BIPP Professional Photography Awards are held annually and present a fantastic opportunity for photographers far and wide to compete for the renowned 'International Photographer of the Year' Award.

The deadline for entries is 31 October 2014 and the presentation will be held in January 2015 to ensure the winners can enjoy their success throughout the entire year.

The awards are open to:

Qualified BIPP Members - Enter for your chance to win a Gold, Silver or Bronze Award, and the opportunity to be the BIPP International Photographer of the Year 2015!

Provisional BIPP Members - Gain valuable experience as you work towards your qualification by entering these international awards.  You could be the BIPP's Provisional Photographer of the Year!

Friends of BIPP - Your chance to enter professional standard international awards and be titled BIPP Friend of the Year - a great way to kick-start your career in photography.

Professional Photographers who are not BIPP Members - BIPP always looks outside of the box - make the most of this opportunity to have your work judged against some of the very best in the profession - you could win the BIPP Open!

There are five categories and with the exception of the non-commissioned category, images must have been produced with commercial intent and have been commissioned or available to purchase or exhibit:

Wedding & Portrait


Science & Technology

Visual Arts, supported by Towergate Camerasure


Full details, including rules & entry forms, are available from