Posts Tagged ‘leica oskar barnack award 2011’

Jan Grarup: Leica Oskar Barnack Award Winner 2011

Haiti Aftermath

Over the course of his 18-year career, acclaimed Danish photojournalist Jan Grarup has covered many of recent history’s defining human rights and conflict issues with his camera.  His work reflects his belief in photojournalism’s role as an instrument of witness and memory to incite change and the necessity of telling the stories of people who [...]

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Oskar Barnack Award Jury Session

Oskar Barnack Award Jury

The Leica Oskar Barnack Award, named for the inventor of the Leica, is in its 32nd year. For the past three years entries have been collected solely on the internet and the number of participants has nearly doubled from when photographers entered offline. This year was a record year: there were over 2,000 submissions from 89 countries, with most coming [...]

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Now Accepting Entries: Tina Wiesner’s Insights into the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2011

Tina Wiesner

Now in its 32nd year the Leica Oskar Barnack Award is truly a Leica tradition. Named after the inventor of the Leica camera, Oskar Barnack, who was also a pioneer in reportage photography. An international jury awards the Leica Oskar Barnack Award and Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award to photographers whose unerring powers of observation [...]

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