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Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2014
An international jury awards the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2014 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.
The renowned photographic competition, the Leica Oskar Barnack Award has been announced annually since the year 1979. Entries (professional photographers only) for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2014 are accepted as online submissions between 15 December and 31 January 2014. Entries for the Leica Oskar Barnack NEWCOMER Award are addressed to all (prospective) photographers aged 25 years and under.
For the first time, there will be a prize presented in a third category – the Leica Oskar Barnack Public Award. The winner of this category will be determined from a shortlist of candidates selected by the jury in an online vote organized in collaboration with i-shot-it.com, a platform for photographic competitions and will receive a cash prize of 2,500 Euros.
Contest Prize & TERMS
The winner of the Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award receives a Leica rangefinder camera and a lens worth 10,000 Euros and a cash prize of 5,000 Euros.
The winner of the Leica Oskar Barnack Public Award will receive a cash prize of 2,500 Euros ELIGIBILITY: International
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COPYRIGHT: You must be the sole owner of the copyright for the photos or have been authorized by the owner of the copyright USAGE RIGHTS: You give Leica Camera AG the right to publish your 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 the pictures at the award presentation and publish the projection on the internet
– exhibit the award winning pictures free of charge with reference to the competition, e.g. in all Leica Galleries
– publish with reference to the competition the award winning pictures, or others, after mutual agreement between yourself and Leica Camera AG, in a book/magazine
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