UPAA Blog 2022-23 #15 - 3/16/23 (text and photos by Adam Atkinson, Lafayette College, Easton Pennsylvania)

    Curator David Dick chose Adam Atkinson's image "Portrait of the Artist' to profile in this month's MIC Q&A. It won first place in the People & Portrait category for the February Monthly Image Competition. -Ed.


    Who are you?

  • One person, two jobs

    UPAA Blog 2022-23 #14 - 3/2/23 (text by Chelsea Purgahn)

    Chelsea Purgahn is the photographer and videographer at St. Edward's University in Austin, TX. Like many with a dual title, Chelsea juggles the demands of being one person with two jobs. Which comes first? Well...it depends. Chelsea offers some insight on how she handles the competing priorities. -Ed.


  • Thingamajig Thursday-ParaSnap

    UPAA Blog 2022-23 #12 - 2/2/23 (text and photos by Matt Cashore)

    "Thingamajig Thursday" is an occasional series on gadgets or gizmos roughly $300 or less in price that make the day-to-day tasks a little more convenient.


    What is it? -Glow ParaSnap 44

  • UPAA Board Mid-Year Update

    UPAA Blog 2022-23 #9 - 12/22/22 (photos by Matt Cashore, text by Mark Carriveau, UPAA Board Secretary)


    Hello from the UPAA board! With the calendar year winding down we want to update the members on what we’ve been doing on your behalf.

  • Thinking Globally

    UPAA Blog 2022-23 #7 - 11/23/22 (text and photos by Jaren Wilkey) Above: Dancers pose in the main city square in Nice, France

    Simply put, if you're even the slightest bit familiar with UPAA, you've admired the work of BYU photo.

  • Taking it slow

    UPAA Blog 2022-23 #5 - 10/27/22 (photo above by Arden Barnes)

  • MIC Q&A September 2022

    UPAA Blog 2022-23 #4 - 10/13/22 (photos and text by Jaren Wilkey)

    Jaren Wilkey is director of BYU photo. His Sports Features and Illustrations category image "Royal Icing" was voted best in show in the September 2022 Monthly Image Competition. The MIC Q&A is a monthly feature on the UPAA blog to learn more about the thought and craft behind the UPAA's contest-winning images. -Ed.

  • A Moonshot of a Story

    UPAA Blog 2022-23 #2 - 9/15/22  

    Text and photos by University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Photographer Tyler Jones except where noted.