16 January 2012 Leica Camera AG has announced that entries are now being accepted for the 2012 Oskar Barnack Award. Photographers interested in submitting entries can apply from now until 1 March 2012. Full details, entry criteria and terms and conditions can be found at www.leica-oskar-barnack-award.com
The Leica Oskar Barnack Award will be presented for the 33rd time this year. The winner will receive a Leica M9-P camera with lens worth approximately €10,000 in addition to a cash prize of €5,000. A further prize will be awarded -the 'Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award' -for prospective professional photographers aged 25 and under. The winner of this section will also be awarded a Leica M9-P complete with lens.
The members of this years international jury include Bruce Gilden, Magnum photographer, Stephan Erfurt, Director of C/O Berlin, Valrie Fougeirol, Creative Director of the Magnum Gallery in Paris, Karin Rehn-Kaufmann, Artistic Director of the Leica Galerie in Salzburg and Brigitte Schaller, Art Director of Leica Fotografie International magazine.
The awards will be presented in the course of the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie photography festival to be held in Arles, France from 2 to 8 July 2012.
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