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 unintrusive. Only one entry per photographer is accepted.
Contest Prize & TERMS
ELIGIBILITY: Open to All Professional Photographers Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: You are the sole owner of the copyright for these photos or have been authorized by the owner of the copyright.
USAGE RIGHTS: You give Leica Camera AG the right to publish my series of pictures entered into this competition online in the online gallery on the homepage of Leica Camera AG.
If you reach the final round of the 10 best entries, you give Leica Camera AG the right to
– use these photos in connection with the “Leica Oskar Barnack Award” competition for PR purposes
– project your pictures at the award presentation and publish the projection on the internet
– exhibit your award winning pictures free of charge with reference to the competition, e.g. in all Leica Galleries
– publish with reference to the competition your award winning pictures, or others, after mutual agreement between yourself and Leica Camera AG, in a book/magazine