2009 Lucie Awards - October 19, 2009
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York.

2009 Honorees

Achievement in Photojournalism
Gilles Peress

Achievement in Sports
Marvin Newman

Humanitarian Award
Fazal Sheikh

Lifetime Achievement
Ara Güler

Achievment in Fashion
Jean-Paul Goude

Achievement in Portraiture
Mark Seliger

Achievement in Documentary

Spotlight Award
W. Eugene Smith Fund

2009 Support Categories


Verso Limited Editions for Central Park by Bruce Davidson-WINNER!

Phaidon for Memories of Myself by Danny Lyon
Kodansha Company Ltd. for This Day of Change by 132 Photographers from 79 countries, in concert with Courrier Japon
21st Editions for The Journal of Joel-Peter Witkin: The Maxims of Men Disclose Their Hearts. Morel Books for Moonmilk by Ryan McGinley
Steidl for Marc Jacobs Advertising 1998-2009 by Juergen Teller

Curator/Exhibition of the Year

Looking In: Robert Frank's The Americans, curated by Sarah Greenough at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.-WINNER!

Irving Penn: Small Trades, Getty Center, Los Angeles
Richard Avedon: Portraits of Power, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Into the Sunset: Photography's Image of the American West, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Helen Levitt 1913 - 2009, A Memorial Tribute, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York
Gay Icons, selected by Waheed Alli, Alan Hollinghurst, Elton John, Jackie Kay, Billie Jean King, Ian McKellen, Chris Smith, Ben Summersmil, Sandi Toksvig, and Sarah Waters, National Portrait Gallery, London

Fashion Layout of the Year

Harper's Bazaar, "Thriller Fashion" by Terry Richardson, Fall 2009-WINNER!

W Magazine, "Paperbag Princess" by Craig McDean, September 2009
Harper's Bazaar, "Supermodels, Supernatural" by Peter Lindbergh, September 2009
Vogue Germany, "Femme Fatale" by Patrick Demarchelier, August 2009
Vogue Italia, "Performance" by Steven Meisel, September 2009
V Magazine, "Live from New York" by Mario Sorrenti, Fall 2009

Photography Magazine of the Year


C International Photography Magazine
Foam International Photography Magazine
GUP (Guide to Unique Photography) Magazine
Nueva Luz Photographic Journal

Print Advertising Campaign of the Year

FFL France for Wrangler. Entitled We Are Animals, photographed by Ryan McGinley-WINNER!

CLM BBDO France for Pepsi. Entitled Exchange, photographed by Vincent Dixon
Droga5 USA for Puma. Entitled L.I.F.T., photographed by Nadav Kander
GSD&M's Idea City USA for BMW. Entitled Mad Men, photographed by Anton Watts
180 Amsterdam / TBWA Amsterdam for Adidas. Entitled Air-Cooled Training, photographed by Carlos Serrao


Picture Editor of the Year

Steve Fine: Director of Photography, Sports Illustrated - WINNER

Dora Somosi: Director of Photography, GQ
David Griffin: Director of Photography, National Geographic
Kathy Ryan: Directory of Photography, New York Times Magazine
Alan Taylor: Online Photo Editor, Boston.com / TheBigPicture

2009 IPA Finalists


sponsored by ATEDGE

Nadav Kander-WINNER!

Advertising Category: Andreas Smetana
Architecture Category: Michael Schnabel
Book Category: Achim Lippoth
Editorial Category: Nadav Kander
Fine Art Category: Francois Robert
Nature Category: Kacper Kowalski
People Category: Céline Clanet
Special Category: Sue Flood


Elliott Wilcox-WINNER!

Advertising Category: Rus Anson
Architecture Category: Thomas Wissmann
Editorial Category: Andy Spyra
Fine Art Category: Elliott Wilcox
Nature Category: James Knight-Smith
People Category: Alain Paris
Special Category: Alan Kupchick


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Rachel Papo-WINNER!

Christian Vium
Yann Gross
Lamia Abillama
Alberto Lizaralde
Eugenia Maximova

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