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Aug292011

International Photography Award (IPA) Win

YOUNG CANADIAN
WINS INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD


Kieran Oudshoorn wins second place in the 2011 International Photography Awards in the category of People: Family. Click to see winning images.

“This Arctic Life”, the series of photographs that garnered a 2011 International Photography Award (IPA) second place finish for, Kieran Oudshoorn, was shot in Iqaluit, Nunavut. It reflects one Inuit family’s combination of traditional and modern lifestyles. Oudshoorn also received a 2011 IPA honourable mention for, “At Home”, a series of photographs depicting young, twenty-something Edmontonians.

Oudshoorn’s recent accolades are a result of a continued commitment to the north and its people and are an example of a young Canadian receiving attention and recognition on the international stage. Oudshoorn, who was born and raised in Edmonton, parlayed his portfolio along with his experience as a freelance photojournalist into a coveted New York internship with the international photographic agency, VII Photo in the winter of 2010. He went on to receive two honourable mentions in the 2010 International Photography Awards. In addition to the Whitehorse Star, Oudshoorn’s photographs have been published in; Yukon NewsUp Here, and What’s Up Yukon

About IPA:
The International Photography Awards is a sister-effort of the Lucie Foundation, where the top three winners are announced at the annual Lucie Awards ceremony. The awards event will be held at the Lincoln Center in New York on October 24, 2011. Over 8,000 submissions from 90 countries were received for the 2011 International Photography Awards with over 70 jurors, the largest to date. The Foundation's mission is to honor master photographers, discover new and emerging talent, and promote the appreciation of photography. IPA is dedicated to recognizing contemporary photographers' accomplishments in this specialized and highly visible competition.

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Reader Comments (1)

i discovered you work on the IPA website, i like very much, congratulations.

February 6, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPhilippe BUSSER

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