From March 1 to April 10, 2017, professional photographers and young authors under the age of 25 can submit their application online to participate in the Leica Oskar Barnack Award and Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award 2017. Candidates must submit a series of ten to twelve photos maximum, who constitutes a coherent work expressing the relations of man to his environment in the broadest sense (social, economic, family …). The series of photos must be taken in 2016 and 2017; for long-term projects, the series must include a few images dating from 2016 or 2017. Reminders: this contest is open to all talents, regardless of the brand and format of the cameras used (medium format, format 24 x 36, photographic room …). Only photomontage is not accepted.
The conditions of participation and the entries to the contest will be online from March 1st on the dedicated website:
Reminder of the endowment of the Leica Oskar Barnack Awards:
Leica Oskar Barnack: € 25,000 and Leica M equipment valued at € 10,000
Leica Newcomer: € 10,000 and Leica M equipment valued at € 10,000
Leica Oskar Barnack 2016 winner: Scarlett Cotten, for Mectoub (images featured)