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

Fred Zwicky
University of Illinois
Mastering Energy and Matter
General Features and Illustrations
Steven Bridges
University of Tennessee
Reaching for the top
Sport Features & Illustrations
Nate Edwards
Brigham Young University
Smithsonian Tintypes
People & Portraits
Nathaniel Bailey
Kent State University
Jermaine
Student and Associate
Jason Getz
Kennesaw State University
Football Shirt Jump Drag
Sports Action
Steven Bridges
University of Tennessee
Single Exposure - Mental Health Illustration
General Features and Illustrations
Steven Bridges
University of Tennessee
Foggy Fall
Campus Environment
Lukas Keapproth
Loyola University Chicago
Swans
Personal Vision
Jason Halley
California State University, Chico
Research on the River
Science and Research
Steven Bridges
University of Tennessee
If you build it, they will come.
News and College Life