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.