Photo contest accepting submissions [Worldwide]

Posted on Mar 1, 2019 in Multimedia Journalism

Professional photographers can apply for an award.

The Leica Oskar Barnack Award seeks entries depicting the relationship between man and the environment in a sequence of 10 to 12 images.

The contest also features the Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award to any (prospective) professional photographer age 28 or under.

The winner will receive a Leica M camera and a lens worth EUR10,000 (US$11,367) in addition to a cash prize of EUR25,000 (US$28,418). The winner in the newcomer category will receive a Leica camera, a lens worth EUR10,000 and a cash prize of EUR10,000. Ten other finalists will receive a cash prize of EUR2,500 (US$2,841).

Participants must send a series of photographs taken in 2018 and/or 2019.

The deadline is April 1.