Sipa USA was established in 1987 as the US Bureau for the Paris-based Sipa
Press, which was was founded 1973 by Turkish photojournalist Gökşin
Sipahioğlu. Sipa is an International photo agency specializing in editorial
news and entertainment content. Sipa distributes its content directly to
leading domestic publications as well as a worldwide network of partners.
In April 2012, Hamburg-based ddp images acquired Sipa USA, thereby
strengthening its position in the realm of photojournalism.