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Lucie Awards Announces First-Ever Recipients of Photography Honors


The International Photography Awards recently announced the recipients of the first-ever Lucie Awards, acknowledging photographers' achievements from around the world in various categories.

Chris Frazer-Smith of the U.K. received honors as IPA's Photographer of the Year, which includes a $10,000 prize. Phil Borges won the Lucie Humanitarian Award and Robert Evans took home the Visionary Award. Henri Cartier-Bresson also was given an award for Lifetime Achievement in Photography.

Other Lucie Award recipients for outstanding achievement in their respective fields include: Ruth Bernhard, Fine Art Photography; William Claxton, Music Photography; Douglas Kirkland, Entertainment Photography; Annie Leibovitz, Women in Photography; Mary Ellen Mark, Documentary Photography; Steve McCurry: Photojournalism; RJ Muna, Advertising Photography; Melvin Sokolsky, Fashion Photography; Phil Stern, Still Photography for Motion Pictures; Tim Street-Porter, Architecture; and Gene Trindl, Portrait Photography.