Louie Eyecare Centre

September 19, 2005 15:53 ET

IPA Announces winners of the 2005 Competition

International Photography Awards Announces winners of the 2005 Competition - Larry Louie of Edmonton, Canada was Awarded 1st Place In IPA Competition Attention: Arts/Entertainment Editor, City Editor, News Editor, Travel/Tourism Editor LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 19, 2005) - International Photography Awards (IPA-Lucie Awards) Announced winners of this year's IPA Photography of the Year awards.

Larry Louie of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada was Awarded: 1st Place in non-professional Travel & Tourism category for his series "Women of Sapa, Images of Northern Vietnam" images.

About Larry Louie:

EDMONTON, CANADA - Larry Louie is a practicing optometrist based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. His love for photography and travel has taken him across the world from the majestic Rocky Mountains of Alberta to ancients ruins of Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Easter Island, Egypt, Turkey, China, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, India, and Vietnam. His images of the "Women of Sapa, Images of Northern Vietnam" was awarded 1st Place in the non-professional Travel & Tourism category in the 2005 IPA Photography (Lucie Award) of the Year Award.

He also received honorable mentions for the following series of images: Women of Northern India (Hon. Mention, People: Culture), Historic Temples of Southeast Asia (Placed & Hon. Mention, Historic Architecture), Women of Sapa, Northern Vietnam (1st Place, Travel & Tourism; Hon. Mention, People : Culture), Children of the World (Hon. Mention: People : Children), Forest on Fire (Hon. Mention, Fine Art: Landscape, Hon. Mention: Nature: Landscape) , Cricket at the Taj Mahal - (Hon. Mention, Historic Architecture; People: Children)

His winning images will be on display at his office at 10634 - 124 Street Edmonton, Alberta.
September 17 - 30th, 2005

About IPA:

IPA (International Photography Association) is comprised of 18,000 members and affiliates from around the world. IPA's mission is to salute the achievements of the world's finest photographers, to discover new and emerging talent, and to promote the appreciation of photography. Since 2003 IPA has acknowledged photographers' achievements from around the world in various categories. The international photography community will pay tribute to the year's most outstanding photography achievements presented at the Gala Awards ceremony, the Lucie Awards in New York. Honors will also be given for Lifetime Achievement, distinguishing some of the world's greatest men and women whose life's work in fashion, photojournalism, advertising and fine art merit the highest acclaim by their peers. The winners of the International Photographer of the Year™ and the New Discovery of the Year awards will also each receive a Lucie.

Visit www.photoawards.com, www.lucieawards.com

Larry Louie Contact:
tel: 780-488-1999
tel: 780-488-9048

IPA Contact:
Clio Van Ert
tel: 310-659-0122

For further information about the exhibition, please contact:

Louie Eyecare Centre
10634-124 Street
Edmonton, Alberta,
Canada T5H 0E3
tel: 780-488-1999 /For further information: www.larrylouie.com/ IN: OTHER

Contact Information

  • Joanna Wong / Larry Louie
    Primary Phone: 780-916-8482
    Secondary Phone: 780-488-1999
    E-mail: larryylouie@shaw.ca