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 include 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

Why Attend the Symposium
2019 Symposium Video

Joseph Howell
Vanderbilt University
Eye Poke
Sports Action
Nate Edwards
Brigham Young University
Deep Blue
Sport Features & Illustrations
Bobby Ellis
Ball State University
Stick It
Sports Action
Steven Bridges
University of Tennessee
Working Mom
News and College Life
Ryan Riley
Iowa State University College of Human Sciences
Spring Cycling
General Features and Illustrations
Gregory Urquiaga
University of California, Davis
Fishing
Personal Vision
Gabriel Mayberry
Utah Valley University
Ron Taylor
People & Portraits
Steven Bridges
University of Tennessee
Snowy Hill
Campus Environment
Madeline Mortensen
Brigham Young University
Celebration
Student and Associate
Jaren Wilkey
Brigham Young University
Sound Booth
Science and Research