German-born photographer Gerd Ludwig is the recipient of the 2014 Dr. Erich-Salomon Award, the lifetime achievement award of the German Photographic Association. In previous years, publications and respected photographers like Paolo Pellegrin, Silvia Plachy, Sebastião Salgado, Martin Parr, Mary Ellen Mark and Robert Frank have received the honor for outstanding contributions to the field of photojournalism. The awards ceremony took place on September 20th at the Photokina trade fair in Cologne, Germany.
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