LEICA OSKAR BARNACK AWARD
An international jury awards the Leica Oskar Barnack Award / Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award to photographers whose unerring powers of observation capture and express the relationship between man and the environment in the most graphic form in a sequence of a minimum of 10 up to a maximum of 12 images. Entry submissions must be a self-contained series of images in which the photographer perceives and documents the interaction between man and the environment with acute vision and contemporary visual style – creative, groundbreaking and unintrusive.
The winner of the “Leica Oskar Barnack Award” receives a Leica M9-P camera and a lens worth 10.000 Euros in addition to a cash prize of 5,000 Euros.
The renowned photographic competition, the Leica Oskar Barnack Award will be announced for the 33rd time in the year 2012. Entries (professional photographers only) for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2012 are accepted as online submissions between 16 January and 1 March 2012. Entries for the Leica Oskar Barnack NEWCOMER Award are open to all (prospective) photographers aged 25 years and under. Only one entry per photographer is accepted.