Archive for the ‘Leica Oskar Barnack Award’ Category

Martin Kollar: Oskar Barnack Award Winner 2014

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Martin Kollar was 2014′s Oskar Barnack Award Winner for “Field Trip,” a portfolio of images taken in Israel. In the above video, he describes the idea behind this work and how he tried to focus on the future instead of the past. The aim of the project was to portray the diversity of the country [...]

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Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2014 – Finalists’ Video

© Martin Kollar

The Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2014 received thousands of entries from photographers all over the world. We are pleased to share this video that was screened at the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie festival held in Arles, France on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 and shows the portfolios of the award winners and finalists. Photographer Martin [...]

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Inside the 2014 Oskar Barnack Award Jury

Leica Oskar Barnack 2014

As usual, it was a tough decision for our jury members to make, but we have our Oskar Barnack Award and Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award winners! Although, we can’t reveal them just yet. You’ll have to wait until May to learn who they are and see their winning images. However, we can show you a [...]

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Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2013 – Finalists’ Portfolios

© Evgenia Arbugaeva

The Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2013 received thousands of entries from photographers all over the world. This video shows the portfolios of the award winners and finalists. It was screened at the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie festival held in Arles, France on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Photographer Evgenia Arbugaeva won the Leica Oskar Barnack Award [...]

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Ciril Jazbec: Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award 2013

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Ciril Jazbec is the winner of the Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award 2013 for his portfolio “Waiting to Move.” He will be presented with the prestigious award on July 3, 2013 during the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie festival held in Arles, France. Ciril was born in Slovenia in 1987. He studied at the University [...]

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Evgenia Arbugaeva: Leica Oskar Barnack Award Winner 2013

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Evgenia Arbugaeva was born in 1985 in Tiksi, a small, remote town on the northern coast of Siberia that was also the basis for her Leica Oskar Barnack award-winning portfolio. In 2009 she graduated from the International Center of Photography in New York and has since been working as a freelance photographer. Evgenia has won [...]

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Inside the 2013 Oskar Barnack Award Jury

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It was a hard decision, but we have our Oskar Barnack Award and Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award winners! However, you have to wait until the announcement in June to learn who they are and see their images. In the meantime, we wanted to give you an insider’s glimpse into the deliberation process. Watch this video to [...]

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Karin Rehn-Kaufmann: A Jury Member’s Look At Finding The Oskar Barnack Award Winner

Karin Rehn-Kauffman

The Leica Oskar Barnack Award recognizes outstanding work by professional photographers who show unerring powers of observation and express the relationship between people and their environment in graphic form in a portfolio of up to 12 images. Named after Oskar Barnack, inventor of the Leica camera, an international jury awards the Leica Oskar Barnack Award/Leica [...]

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Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2012 in Videos

Leica Oskar Barnack Awards Ceremony 2012

The Leica Oskar Barnack Award, a highly esteemed and coveted international award for high quality reportage photography, has been presented since 1979, the year marking the 100th year anniversary of the birth of Oskar Barnack. This year, there were over 2,800 entries from professional photographers in 101 countries  –  a record number compared to previous years. Those [...]

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Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2012 – Finalists’ Portfolios

© Piotr Zbierski

The Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2012 recorded over 2,800 entries from professional photographers in 101 countries this year. This video shows the portfolios of the award winners and finalists. United States photographer Frank Hallam Day won the Leica Oskar Barnack Award for his portfolio, “Alumascapes,” and Polish photographer Piotr Zbierski won the Leica Oskar Barnack [...]

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Announcing the Leica Oskar Barnack Award Winners of 2012

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First prize in this year’s highly prestigious photography competition, the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2012, goes to US photographer Frank Hallam Day. For his portfolio, “Alumascapes,” he will receive a Leica M9-P camera and a lens worth around €10,000, as well as a cash prize of €5,000. The second winner in this year’s competition is Piotr [...]

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Inside the 2012 Oskar Barnack Award Jury

Leica Oskar Barnack Award Jury 2012

“Want this in or want this out – what’s the story?”;  ”You call this fresh?”; “Out, out, out…”; “To me it’s very encouraging”; “It’s strange, it’s weird, it’s got character,”… This year’s Leica Oskar Barnack Award had a record number of entries: around 2,800 entries from 101 different countries (last year’s competition total was 2,000 [...]

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Barbara Wojtyla: An Insider’s Look at the Leica Oskar Barnack Award

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We are excited to introduce another member of the Leica Internet Team. No it’s not her birthday, but Barbara Wojtyla plays an important role in one of the premiere events of the year: the Leica Oskar Barnack Award. Barbara worked tirelessly behind the scenes to put together the competition’s newly redesigned website. As entries have [...]

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Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2012: Now Accepting Entries!

Oskar Barnack

The Leica Oskar Barnack Award, named for the inventor of the Leica, will be presented for the 33rd time this year. Leica Camera AG hands out two awards as part of this competition. The Leica Oskar Barnack Award is given to a current professional photographer who will receive a Leica M9-P camera with lens worth approximately [...]

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Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2011: The Winners

Haiti Aftermath

Last month we announced the 2011 winners of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award: Jan Grarup received the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2011 for his “Haiti Aftermath” series and Jing Huang won the Newcomer Award 2011 for his photo set titled “Pure of Sight.” This video displaying the work of the award winners and finalists is [...]

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