The German Photo Book Award 2018, organized by the Stuttgart Media University/Hochschule der Medien, honors outstanding aesthetic and technical achievements of photographers, editors and publishers in the field of photo-book publishing. This years’ award was divided into the categories Coffee Table Books, Conceptual Fine-Art Photo Books, Photographic Technique, Self Publishing and Student Projects. A jury of industry experts selected the winners out of 300 entries and honored seven publications with the coveted Gold Prize – including Gerd’s book Minus 2/3 – Reportage- und Strassenfotografie mit dem unsichtbaren Blitz – Eine Meisterklasse in the photographic technique category.

Gerd’s award-winning hardcover German edition of Minus 2/3, published by dpunkt.verlag is available here.
Its English language edition was published as a softcover and an e-book by RockyNook. You can purchase your copy here.

Congratulations to the additional winning photographers Marco Grob, Money People Politics, TeNeues; Cooper & Gorfer, I Know Not These My Hands Kehrer Verlag ; Mathieu Asselin, Monsanto: A Photographic Investigation; Verlag Kettler; Claudia Heinermann, Wolfskinder; Eric Greven, Entkommen and Holger Krischke, Sensor.