Announcing the 2016 Winners of the LHSA Annual Photo Contest

Oct 16, 2016  By Richard Rejino

On Saturday, October 8th, LHSA – The International Leica Society announced the winners of the 2016 Annual Photo Contest during its annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.  John Lehmann, revered Canadian photojournalist and head judge, revealed the winning images to a well-attended Photo Judging session on Saturday afternoon. Over 100 images were submitted this year from photographers all over the world.

The first place prize includes a Leica D-Lux Typ 109 camera. LHSA wishes to congratulate all of the winners and honorable mention photographers for this year’s contest.

First Place and winner of the Leica D-Lux Typ 109:
Fabiola Forns, Florida, USA
Carrying the Madonna during Holy Week, Sicily

Second Place
Beniamino Pisati, Sondrino, Italy
Cuban Taxipisati_a

Third Place
Fernando Sepe, Quezon City, Philippines
Women of the Earth
Honorable Mention
Ben MacMasters, New Jersey, USA
Old Glory, Philadelphia
All entries for the 2016 LHSA Annual Photo Contest can be viewed below.

Richard Rejino
Richard is the Executive Director of LHSA - The International Leica Society and a part-time professional photographer. He is also a classically trained pianist, writer and published author. His book, "What Music Means to Me" is available from Hal Leonard Corporation.

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