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

Matthew Modoono
Northeastern University
Pedro Cruz portrait
People & Portraits
Nate Edwards
Brigham Young University
Top Chemical Engineering Student
Science and Research
Derek Eckenroth
Bob Jones University
Crystal Ball Christmas Light Tree
Campus Environment
Scott Dean
Coastal Carolina University
Stroke
Sport Features & Illustrations
Tyler Richardson
Brigham Young University
Changing Seasons
Personal Vision
Greg Peters
University of Kansas Medical Center
Let There Be Light ... and Sound
News and College Life
Joseph Howell
Vanderbilt University
Double-Double
Sports Action
Susan Urmy
Vanderbilt University
How ya' like me now?
People & Portraits
Matt Cashore
University of Notre Dame
Welding
General Features and Illustrations