We again invite young photojournalists to the 5th LUMIX Festival for Young Photojournalism to compete for one of the 60 photography exhibitions and the FREELENS Award endowed with EUR 10,000. Furthermore two »Honorable Mentions« including prize money of EUR 1,000 each will be awarded.
Until 31st January 2016 young photographers up to 35 years can submit their reportages, photo essays or serial works (i.e. portrait series) with journalistic character.
For the 5th LUMIX Festival Panasonic again donates the LUMIX Multimedia Award endowed with EUR 5,000 for the best journalistic multimedia production. The best submissions will be shown during the festival. As with the FREELENS Award the photographer has to be under the age of 35 and the work must show a journalistic character.
The Lammerhuber Photography Award, which is endowed by the publishing house EDITION Lammerhuber, was established at the 3rd LUMIX Festival in 2012. The prize honoures the reportage or series of the Festival that tells the most impressive story of everyday life. You do not need to extra apply for this award. The winner will be chosen out of the 60 exhibitions shown at the festival.
The Lammerhuber Photography Award underlines the philosophy of the LUMIX Festival, which is that the aim of humanist photojournalism should be to examine all facets of life. The prize is endowed with € 5,000.
The photographer and publisher Lois Lammerhuber is one of the most outstanding personalities in photography in his home country of Austria. Aside from several prizes for his work in photography, he has also won many awards for his photo books over the past years. In 2013 Edition Lammerhuber has been announced Best Publishing House for Photobooks at the FEP European Photo Book of the Year Awards.