The Magazine

The Leica Oskar Barnack Award print magazine with more than 140 pages will present comprehensive portfolios of the winners and finalists of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award and Award Newcomer. A high quality publication with detailed texts and interviews, it unveils an exciting kaleidoscope of excellent contemporary photography. Also the magazines from 2011-2016 are still available in English and German language.

LOBA Magazine 2016

LOBA Magazine 2016

Scarlett Coten is honoured with the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2016 for her project titled „Mectoub“. Winner of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award Newcomer 2016 is Clémentine Schneidermann for her series „The Unbearable, the Sadness and the Rest“.

Including finalists 2016: Esther Teichmann, Sadegh Souri, Giulio Piscitelli, Max Pinckers, Stéphane Lavoué, Guillaume Herbaut, Vincent Delbrouck, William Daniels, Fulvio Bugani, Juan Pablo Bellandi

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LOBA Magazine 2015

LOBA Magazine 2015

With his photographic story “Tout Va Bien” the Swedish photographer JH Engström won the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2015. The 24 year old Wiktoria Wojciechowska shows cyclists in the incessant rain in her series “Short Flashes” and achieved the Newcomer Award 2015.

Including finalists 2015: Fabio Bucciarelli, Anastasia Vlasova , Anni Leppälä, Igor Pisuk, Helge Skodvin, Bieke Depoorter, Guillaume Martial, Danila Tkachenko, Matt Wilson

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LOBA Magazine 2014

LOBA Magazine 2014

The Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2014 was given to the Slovak photographer Martin Kollar for his ‘Field Trip' series taken in Israel. The office building 'Torre de David', occupied by Chávez supporters in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, is shown in Alejandro Cegarra’s series who won the Newcomer Award 2014.

Including finalists 2014: Francesco Anselmi, Ben Brody, Patrick Willocq, Max Cabello Orcasitas, Ilan Godfrey, Alvaro Deprit, Emeric Lhuisset, Alfonso Moral, Alisa Resnik 

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LOBA Magazine 2013

LOBA Magazine 2013

In 2013 the Russian photographer Evgenia Arbugaeva documented a fairytale journey to her childhood’s roots by picturing the Arctic Ocean and won the Oskar Barnack Award. The reportage “Waiting to Move” by Ciril Jazbec, expressing an Alaskan island threatened by the effects of climate change, was honoured with the Newcomer Award 2013.

Including finalists 2013: Arnau Bach, Ilona Szwarc, Michael Meyersfeld, Fabio Bucciarelli, Tomasz Gudzowaty, Paolo Marchetti, Javier Arcenillas, Mikel Aristregi, Ebrahim Noroozi 

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LOBA Magazine 2012

LOBA Magazine 2012

The US photographer and 2012’s winner Frank Hallam Day used staged pictures to document people’s alienation to nature in his series “Alumascapes”. Newcomer Award 2012 went to Piotr Zbierski. With “Pass by me” he shows unusual and nearly unearthly black & white images of an inner and outer journey.

Including finalists 2012: Tamas Dezso, Arnhel de Serra, Michael Goldberg, K  onstantin Salomatin, Michael Christopher Brown, Fausto Podavini, Jason Andrew, Michael Frank

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LOBA Magazine 2011

LOBA Magazine 2011

By showing great empathy for the horrific suffering after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti Jan Grarup won the Oskar Barnack Award in 2011 with “Haiti Aftermath”. Jing Huang achieved the Newcomer Award 2011 for his highly poetic instances picturing everyday things and situations in “Pure of Sight”.

Including finalists 2011: Tomas van Houtryve, Eddie Gerald, Guillaume Herbaut, Kacper Kowalski, Christian Muhrbeck , Alnis Stakle, Tomasz Wiech, Carsten Stormer 

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