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

Nate Edwards
Brigham Young University
Steeplechase at 1/40th
Sports Action
Aaron Cornia
Mississippi State University
Where my Dawgs at?
Sports Action
Pete Comparoni
University of Kentucky
Pomp and Circumstance (and Confetti)
News and College Life
Jaren Wilkey
Brigham Young University
Dunk Team
Sport Features & Illustrations
Matt Cashore
University of Notre Dame
Under the rainbow
Campus Environment
Steven Bridges
University of Tennessee
Mother Hen
General Features and Illustrations
Pete Comparoni
University of Kentucky
Perfect Timing
People & Portraits
Bobby Ellis
Ball State University
Sacred Leather
Personal Vision
Joseph Howell
Vanderbilt University
Nursing Research
Science and Research