Leica Oskar Barnack Award - Call for Entries
February 2, 2012 /Photography News/ 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.
Eligibility: Entries for Leica Oskar Barnack Award are open to all professional photographers. 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.
Prizes: 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 international jury of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award / Newcomer Award 2012 is represented by:
Bruce Gilden, Photographer, MAGNUM Photos, USA
Stephan Erfurt, Director, C/O Berlin, Germany
Valérie Fougeirol, Creative Director, Magnum Gallery Paris, France
Karin Rehn-Kaufmann, Director Leica Gallery Salzburg, Austria
Brigitte Schaller, Art Director, LFI Magazine, Germany
Deadline: March 1, 2012