The 5th edition of the Leica Street Photo contest organized by Leica Camera Poland has already ended. Leica Street Photo is a prestigious competition, which focuses on street photography. Elliott Erwitt said „a good image tells the story in one frame”. Among the submitted applications the jury will select the best twenty photographs. They will be presented at the post-competition exhibition at the Leica Gallery Warsaw – a unique event which presents a variety of street photography to the general public. The winners, apart from participation in the exhibition at the Leica Gallery, will receive a collector’s edition print of Polish street photography forerunner – Bogdan Dziworski.
Several winners of the previous editions of Leica Street Photo was later awarded in international competitions such as the World Press Photo and Leica Oskar Barnack Award.
Opening of the exhibition will be held on 4 September at 20.00
Monika Szewczyk-Wittek (Napo Images)
Wiktoria Wojciechowska (visual artist, photographer, Leica Oscar Barnack Award 2015 – Newcomer)
Wojciech Grzędziński (photographer)
Bart Pogoda (photographer)
Mateusz Grybczyński (Polish Street Photography, photographer)
Rafał Łochowski (Leica Gallery Warszawa)
Laureaci poprzednich edycji to m.in.: Tomasz Lazar, Mateusz Sarełło, Adrian Wykrota, Damian Chrobak, Mariusz Janiszewski, Maciej Dakowicz, Izabela Urbaniak, Tomasz Ślesicki, Krzysztof Wierzbowski, Luc Kordas, Marek Lapis, Ania Kłosek, Marta Rybicka, Paweł Piotrowski, Angelika Wdowska, Wiktoria Wojciechowska, Jamie Howard.
The Winners of this year edition:
4th September – 18th October 2015
Leica Gallery Warszawa, MYSIA 3, II floor
Vernissage: 4th September, Firday, 8 p.m., admission free
Exhibition open: Monday – Saturday: 10-20; Sunday: 12-18