SAVE THE DATE: Boston Press Photographers Association Annual Awards Dinner

Where: Royal Sonesta Boston, 40 Edwin H Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142
When: Saturday, May, 14, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM (cash bar starts at 6)

Buy tickets below

Recognizing the ever changing financial realities of traditional journalism in the 21st Century the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors have decided to adopt a “graduated pricing” schedule for the annual awards dinner in the hope that more of our members can afford to attend.

Select the ticket type below. Once you click “pay now” you will be taken to a paypal page to complete the transaction. There, you can change the quantity of tickets you would like to purchase. To purchase different ticket types, you will need to do separate transactions.

Contact if you have any questions, including questions about the pricing tiers.

Select your ticket type

Make sure to check out the BPPA facebook page for any updates. Stay tuned!


BPPA 2015 College Photographer of the Year Contest

Our annual college contest will be open for submissions on April 1, 2016. Deadline for entries is 11:59pm April 16, 2016.

The contest’s rules and guidelines document is available here:

2015 BPPA College Contest Rules and Guidelines

The Rules and Guidelines document has a link to the entry form PDF, but you can also access it directly with this link below:

2015 BPPA College Contest Entry Form

The entry form PDF has fields for you to fill out you contact information and number of entries per category. Some browsers may open the PDF in the browser and not allow editing, so use an external editor such as Adobe Acrobat Reader to open and fill out the entry form properly. To do this, you may need to save the pdf to your computer and then open it with Acrobat Reader.

Head over to the contest page for more information and the paypal button to pay your entry fee.


2015 Pictures of the Year Results

2015 Photographer of the Year: Jessica Rinaldi/Boston Globe


2015 BPPA Pictures of the Year 2015 College Contest Results

Best in Show: Nicholas Pfosi, Tufts University


See the first place winners talk about their images in this video by the Herald’s Christopher Evans.

The previous year’s video can be seen here.


2015 Pictures of the Year Results

2015 College Contest Results

2014 Pictures of the Year Results

2013 Pictures of the Year Results

2013 College Contest Results

2012 Pictures of the Year Results

2012 College Contest Results


Annual Dues ($60)


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