Leica invites professional photographers to participate in the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2012, an international photography competition. Each photographers can be submit their entries between January 16 and March 1, 2012. For terms and conditions of entry can be downloaded at LEICA OSKAR BARNACK AWARD 2012 site shortly before the start of the competition.
The winner of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2012 will receive a Leica M9-P camera with lens worth approximately €10,000 (approximately US $14,000) in addition to a cash prize of €5,000. A second honor will be awarded in the category ‘Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award’, for (aspiring) professional photographers aged 25 and under. The winner of the first prize in this section will also be awarded a Leica M9-P complete with lens.