First prize in this year’s highly prestigious photography competition, the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2012, went to US photographer Frank Hallam Day. For his portfolio, “Alumascapes,” he will receive a Leica M9-P camera and lens, as well as a cash prize. The second place winner in this year’s competition was Piotr Zbierski from Poland. His portfolio, “Pass by Me,” wins the Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award 2012 and a Leica M9-P with lens. The prizes will be presented on July 3, 2012 at the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie photograph festival in Arles, in the south of France.
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