|Revenue||$15.5 million (2010)|
|Parent||DAPD News Agency|
It was founded 1973 by the Turkish newsphotographer and photojournalist Gökşin Sipahioğlu together with American writer Phyllis Springer, concentrating their activities from the beginning on photojournalism.
Sipa Press is in France the leading photo agency distributing up to 6.000 newspictures every day to customers in more than 40 countries worldwide. They cover politics, economy, entertainment and sports. 20 million pictures are filed in Sipa's archives and 12 million in its digital database.
The editorial staff consists of 91 members, about 600 correspondents contribute to the service. Most significant partnerships exist with Associated Press, Rex Features in the United Kingdom and La Presse in Italy. Sipa Inc. in the US is a branch, which manages the distribution and production on the American market.
- In pictures: The work of Goksin Sipahioglu BBC Online, retrieved 31 January 2012
- Sipa Press, the foremost photo-press agency in France Sipa Press website, retrieved 31 January 2012
- French photo agency Sipa Press sold to dapd boston.com, July 11, 2011
- Sipa press: Interview with the new owner La Lettre de la Photographie.com, retrieved 31 January 2012