Winner Oskar Barnack Preis 2010 - Jens Olof Lasthein

The first prize in this year’s highly prestigious photographic competition, the ‘Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2010’, goes to the Swedish photographer Jens Olof Lasthein. His award-winning portfolio entitled ‘Waiting for the future -- pictures from Abkhazia’ tells the story of the people of the Republic of Abkhazia in the Southern Caucasus.

Copied from the Leica Oskar Barnack Preis website

Photo: From the series "Waiting for the future - pictures from Abkhazia" by Jens Olof Lasthein, Sweden.

Photo: From the series "Waiting for the future - pictures from Abkhazia" by Jens Olof Lasthein, Sweden.