National Portrait Week 2015TV Presenter Lucy Kennedy with her children Jack (5) and Holly (2 1/2) launched IPPA National Portrait Week 2015 in association with Canon Ireland and in aid of LauraLynn, Ireland's Children's Hospice.
The 2015 IPPA Photographer of the Year is Michael McLaughlinCongratulations to the 2015 IPPA Photographer of the Year
New LicentiateCongratulations and welcome to our newest member Ken Byrne, LIPPA, who achieved his qualification in the area of Wedding Photography.
IPPA National Portrait Day Award 2014Congratulations to Corin Bishop AIPPA who won the overall IPPA National Portrait Day Award for 2014.
The NPD 2014 Awards, sponsored by Canon, took place at the Mansion House in Dublin on May 26th.
Corin's image was taken during the charitable initiative for this year's National Portrait Day Campaign which raised funds for the ISPCC.
The runners up were Brendan Lyon LIPPA and Gosia Tuznik LIPPA.
This year IPPA members raised €42,000 for the ISPCC and collectively just over €180,000 has been raised for charity during the last three years by members of the public donating €25 in exchange for a professional portrait experience. IPPA members give their time each year to this initiative and 100% of the proceeds go to charity.
Image Copyright Corin Bishop AIPPA
National Portrait Day 2014
TV Presenter Brian Ormond, Model Pippa O'Connor and their son Ollie launched IPPA National Portrait Day in aid of the ISPCC. Members of the public can have a professional portrait taken for a donation to the ISPCC of only €25. Visit www.npd.ie for a list of participating IPPA photographers.
The 2014 IPPA Photographer of the Year is Peter GordonCongratulations to the 2014 IPPA Photographer of the Year Peter Gordon
National Portrait Day 2014The IPPA is delighted to announce the launch of National Portrait Day 2014.
Our Latest Associate MemberCongratulations to Pauric McGroder AIPPA who has achieved his Associateship qualification in the discipline of Open Art & Creativity.
Our Latest Associate Member
Tom Connolly (R.I.P.)It is with sadness that the IPPA has learned of the sudden death of our past President, Tom Connolly.
Grandparents Day - Generations Family Portrait OfferCelebrate Grandparents Day this year with a Generations Portrait Session from the Photographers of the IPPA
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IPPA 2013 ExhibitionThe National Photographic Awards Exhibition 2013 is now on display at The Marshes Shopping Centre in Dundalk, until Sept 20th
New LicentiateCongratulations and welcome to our newest member James Hearne LIPPA who achieved his qualification in the area of General Practice
IPPA Canon Portrait Awards 2013
Congratulations to Nicola Webster AIPPA who won the overall IPPA Canon Portrait Award for 2013 with an image taken during the charitable initiative for this years Happy Faces Campaign which raised funds for The Jack and Jill Children's Foundation. Congratualtions also to our two second place winners Corin Bishop AIPPA & Cormac Byrne LIPPA.
This Year IPPA members raised €60,000 for Jack and Jill and collectively over €140,000 has been raised for Jack and Jill during the last two years by members of the public donating €25 in exchange for a professional Portrait experience. IPPA members give their time and 100% of the proceeds go to charity.
New LicentiateCongratulations to our newest member Ronan Palliser LIPPA who achieved his qualification in the area of Wedding Photography.
IPPA Members Peter Gordon AIPPA and Gerry O'Leary FIPPA Shine at the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year AwardsIt is with pleasure that the IPPA congratulate Peter Gordon AIPPA on being announced as the overall FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year at the Federation of European Photographers Awards Ceremony in Gmunden, Austria. This fantastic achievement follows on from Peter's recent IPPA Photographer of the Year Award for 2013.
The 2013 IPPA Photographer of the Year is Peter GordonCongratulations to the 2013 IPPA Photographer of the Year Peter Gordon.
A gallery of all of the award-winning images is available here.
Neil Warner FIPPA to be honoured with IPC's Leadership Award Medal at United NationsWe are delighted to announce that IPPA Council Member, Neil Warner FIPPA is to receive the prestigious International Photographic Council's Leadership Award Medal on May 22nd, 2013 at the United Nations in New York. Neil was nominated for this award by the Board of Directors of the Federation of European Photographers (FEP).
New LicentiateCongratulations to our newest member Gary Barrett LIPPA who achieved his qualification in the area of Wedding Photography.
Two new Fellows & 1 New AssociateCongratulations to our latest Fellow's Peter Cox FIPPA and Peter O'Donnell FIPPA who both achieved their qualification in the discipline of Landscape Photography. Well done to Deirdre Langan AIPPA who achieved her Associateship in Wedding Photography.
Happy Faces Day 2012 Raises €80,000 for Jack & JillThe Irish Professional Photographer’s Association (IPPA) has great pleasure in announcing that its charitable initiative, IPPA Happy Faces Day 2012, has raised a record amount of €80,000 - all for The Jack & Jill Children's Foundation.
It was made possible with the support of our sponsors Canon and through the time & talent donated by 90 professional photographers, all members of the IPPA who hosted over 100 events almost nationwide.
We wish to take this opportunity to thank you, the public, for supporting our events and our members, and for making IPPA Happy Faces Day 2012 a tremendous success.
2012 IPPA Photographer of the YearThe 2012 IPPA Photographer of the Year is Peter O'Donnell AIPPA. All of the award-winning images and portfolios can be viewed here.
The overall Photographer of the Year Awards were kindly sponsored by Conns Cameras & Canon Ireland.
Donal Murphy FIPPA Latest Master QEP
It is with pleasure that the IPPA announce that Donal Murphy FIPPA has achieved his Master QEP from the Federation of European Photographers in the discipline of Architectural Photography.
Donal is now the 4th IPPA member to have been awarded this prestigious title and 2nd in the field of Architectural Photography.