Oskar Barnack Award
The coveted prize for professional photographers
Hall of Fame Award Winners
Paying homage to exceptional photographers
The highly esteemed and coveted international award for high quality reportage photography has been presented since 1979, the year marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of Oskar Barnack. The prize is awarded by Leica Camera AG and also includes the presenting of a ‘Newcomer Award'.
Find more information about the Oskar Barnack Award here: http://www.leica-oskar-barnack-award.com/
The Leica Hall of Fame Award stands in a tradition of earlier awards initiated by Leica Camera AG to honour outstanding photographers. The prize is awarded to photographers who have rendered outstanding services to the Leica brand and to the genre of photography. The prize shall be awarded sporadically without competition and without the decision of a jury.
Capturing overwhelming portraits
Burri is considered to be one of the best-known and most respected photographers of the 20th and 21st century.
An icon of photography
Nick Út shot one of the best-known war images of all time minutes after four napalm bombs were dropped on the town of Trang Bang, Vietnam.
McCurry has been a documentary photographer for more than three decades. He became world-famous with his photograph of the "Afghan Girl" Sharbat Gula.