Mission

The UPAA is an international organization of college and university photographers dedicated to the application and practice of photography as it relates to higher education.

Our organization is committed to photographic excellence through continuing education and networking with our professional colleagues. Founded November 12, 1961 by a group of New England photographers, UPAA has expanded to included members from 2-year, 4-year, public and private universities and colleges from nearly every state, Canada, Israel, Australia, Grenada, and Europe. The UPAA represents the very best in Higher Education photography from the best photographers.

The Visual History of Higher Education

John Russell
Vanderbilt University
Tally by Calle
Personal Vision
John Russell
Vanderbilt University
Empowered youth
People & Portraits
Nate Edwards
Brigham Young University
Waiting to be Called
Sport Features & Illustrations
Matt Cashore
University of Notre Dame
Crystal Ball
Campus Environment
Joseph Howell
Vanderbilt University
Triumph: Breaking the Color Barrier
News and College Life
Matt Cashore
University of Notre Dame
Dunk
Sports Action
Adam Glanzman
Northeastern University
Fuego
Science and Research
Mark DiOrio
Colgate Universtiy
Until the End
Personal Vision
Dani Machlis
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Negev Desert Star Trails
General Features and Illustrations