An international jury awards the Leica Oskar Barnack Award to professional 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 innovative. Only one entry per photographer is accepted.
•The winner of the main category “Leica Oskar Barnack Award” receives a cash prize of 25,000 Euros and in addition a Leica M camera and a lens worth 10,000 Euros
•The winner in the category “Leica Oskar Barnack Award Newcomer” receives a cash prize of 10,000 Euros and a Leica M camera and lens worth 10,000 Euros.
•In addition to these two categories, ten finalists will be awarded each with a cash prize of 2,500 Euro for their series.
All entries for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2017 must be made via the online Application Form between March 1 and April 10, 2017.
All digital images prepared for uploading must be 1200 pixels high. The width of the image is variable in proportion. The images must also be stored with 72dpi in JPG format in the RGB color space for viewing on the web and none may exceed the maximum file size of 3 MB. The series should consist of a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 12 images.
Please read all Terms and conditions of participation on these website: http://www.leica-oskar-barnack-award.com/en/applying/contest-rules.html and good luck!