freelens
award

Once again we invite young photojournalists to the 6th 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 and several other prices will be awarded. 

Until the 31st January 2018 young photographers up to 35 years can submit their reportages, photo essays or serial works (i.e. portrait series) with journalistic character. It is allowed to submit work in both categories, the FREELENS Award and the LUMIX Multimedia Award. Submitted bodies of work must have been produced or finalized within the last two years.

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See the competition rules

If you have any questions regarding the application process please write us at application@fotofestival-hannover.de

 

LUMIX
Multimedia
Award

For the 6th 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. We changed the competition rules and stories produced by more than one photographer are now eligible. But the majority of involved photographers should be under the age of 35. It is allowed to submit work for both categories, the FREELENS Award and the LUMIX Multimedia Award. Submitted work must have been created or finalized in the last two years. The deadline for applications is the 31st January 2018.

Go to the application form

See the competition rules

If you have any questions regarding the application process please write us at application@fotofestival-hannover.de

Lammer
huber
Award

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 EUR 5,000.

The photographer and publisher Lois Lammerhuber is one of the most outstanding personalities in photography in his home country of Austria. In addition to several prizes for his work in photography, he has won numerous awards for his photo books over the past years. In 2013, Edition Lammerhuber was acclaimed the Best Publishing House for Photobooks, won again in 2015 in the category nature photography and was awarded the Best Publishing House for Photobooks again 2017 at the FEP European Photo Book of the Year Awards.