Four photographers have been shortlisted for the £30,000 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2011.

They have been named as Thomas Demand (Germany), Roe Ethridge (USA), Jim Goldberg (USA) and Elad Lassry (Israel).

The annual competition aims to reward a photographer who has made ‘the most significant contribution, in exhibition or publication format, to the medium of photography in Europe between 1 October 2009 and 30 September 2010’.

The winner will be announced on 26 April.