In Photography International, a 501.c.3 organization founded in 1981,
is the #1 resource center for women photographers worldwide. WIPI brings visibility
to women working in the photographic arts to curators, educators, researchers,
gallery owners and the photographic community.
website provides Juried Competitions, Member PhotoProfiles, Feature stories,
and the Peter E. Palmquist bibliography of over 23,000 women photographers. WIPI
Home of the renowned Distinguished
Photographer’s Award, first presented to Eve Arnold in 1981. The Award
has been presented to outstanding photographers including, Ruth Bernhard, 1984,
Judy Dater, 1985, Marion Post Wolcott, 1986, Linda McCartney, 1987, Mary Ellen
Mark, 1988, Ruth Orkin, 1989, Joyce Tenneson, 1990, Berenice Abbott, 1991, Grace
Robertson, 1992, Annie Leibovitz, 2003, Sylvia Plachy, 2004 and Carrie Mae Weems,
2005. The Top 100
female Photographers List was completed August 31, 2008.