Lansat în 2002 şi deschis tuturor ţărilor membre, premiul Uniunii Latine – Martín Chambi pentru fotografie având drept scop promovarea operelor creative ale fotografilor latini, evoluează.
The “Leica Oskar Barnack Award” competition is open to all professional photographers. To take part, participants must send in a series of photographs taken in 2011 or 2012 or long-term projects containing at least one photo from 2011 or 2012. Only one entry per photographer is accepted.
The capital city of Austria, Vienna, one of the most important cultural cities in Europe enjoys a good reputation in its music, literature, theater and fine arts for many years. However, in the field of contemporary photography Vienna has a rising demand to follow up with the rest of the world. Inspired by many international competitions in photography we therefore decided to set up and organize the annual Vienna International Photographic Awards « VIPA » for documentary photography.