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

Derek Eckenroth
Bob Jones University
Lightning on Front Campus
Campus Environment
Joseph Howell
Vanderbilt University
Swim Team Promo
Sport Features & Illustrations
Tim Schoon
University of Iowa
Fourth of July
Campus Environment
Karin Higgins
UC Davis
Chicanx Latinx Graduation
People & Portraits
Craig Chandler
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Wheat Dreams
Science and Research
Eric Bronson
University of Michigan
Umar Heads
Sports Action
Quinn Brown
University of Washington
"Yes, I am a boy"
General Features and Illustrations
Jeff Fitlow
University Photographer
You want a piece of me?
News and College Life
Don Rogers
Ball State University
Bodie Island Light
Personal Vision