Gerd Ludwig Photography


Alfred Fried Award Jury Meeting in Vienna, Austria


Gerd Ludwig will be serving on the Jury for the Alfred Fried Photography Award for the fifth year in a row. The Fried Award is given annually by The Photographische Gesellschaft (PHG) in Austria and Edition Lammerhuber in partnership with UNESCO, the Austrian Parliament, the Austrian Parliamentary Reporting Association and the International Press Institute (IPI). The award recognizes the world’s best photograph on the theme of peace. The winning photographer will receive an award of €10,000, the best single image will be awarded €1,000. The winning photograph will be displayed at the Austrian Parliament building for a year before being added to the permanent collection of the Parliament. Additionally, five photographers will be selected to receive the Alfred Fried Peace Medal.

For the second time this year, children aged 14 and under could enter photographs for the Children Peace Image of the Year Award, where the winning image will receive €1,000.

The jury is made up of editors, photographers, representatives of photographic associations and of UNESCO, from Austria, Germany, France, Norway, Finland, the Netherlands and the US.

Brandon Nightingale