Professional photographers can apply for an award.
The Leica Oskar Barnack Award seeks entries depicting the relationship between man and the environment in a sequence of 10-12 images.
The contest also features two more categories: the Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award to any (prospective) professional photographer age 25 or under and the Leica Oskar Barnack Public Award.
The winner will receive a Leica M camera and a lens worth EUR10,000 (US$13,756) in addition to a cash prize of EUR10,000. The winner in the newcomer category will receive a Leica rangefinder camera, a lens worth EUR10,000 and a cash prize of EUR5,000 (US$6,875). The winner of the public category will be awarded with a cash prize of EUR2,500 (US$3,440).
Participants must send a series of photographs taken in 2013 or long-term projects containing at least one photo from 2013.
The deadline is Jan. 31.
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