Archive for February, 2011

Viva Varun: Where is He Now?

Viva Varun: Where is He Now?

Varun’s on the go, with his Leica V-Lux 20 in tow dropping out of the blue, with one photo and one clue where in the world could he be – do you know? Answer on Facebook, Twitter or below. Tomorrow your misery will be put to rest. For today take your best guess. Here is [...]

Read More »

Kyle Cassidy: The Unpredictable Eye, Part 2

Leaving Dakota © Kyle Cassidy

A master of the unexpected, his work ranges from gritty and compassionate documentaries of the downtrodden to flights of whimsical fancy that smash through the bounds of reality. Kyle Cassidy has been documenting American culture since the 1990s. He has photographed Goths, Punks, Cutters, Politicians, Metalheads, Dominatrices, Scholars and Alternative Fashion, in addition to what [...]

Read More »

Nasser Kalaji: Ta7ya al Gomhoriya Featuring MC Amin

© Nasser Kalaji

Given the recent events in Egypt, today we are presenting a short edit of photos that were taken by Nasser Kalaji with a Leica compact camera during a recent trip to Cairo before the demonstrations. Nasser explains his inspiration for the video he created, “The idea for the project came as I was editing the [...]

Read More »

Leica Explorers Depart

Leica V-Lux 2

Last year we introduced the V-Lux 2, the camera that turns travellers into explorers. Following the journey of Alexander von Humbolt, Leica Camera AG took the camera to Ecuador to capture the country’s busiest city, second-highest mountain and lushest forest for promotional material.  You can read about the journey at http://leica-explorer.com/humboldt. The trip to Ecuador [...]

Read More »

Steffen Diemer: A New Sense of Closeness

Women at a cloth bazaar in Kabul; Taken by Steffen Diemer with the Leica S2

Steffen Diemer is a documentary photographer working for internationally renowned magazines and companies. Time and again he has paid visits to Afghanistan to document the life conditions of the people there, for some months now with the help of the Leica S2. Q: Mr. Diemer, since when have you worked as a professional photographer? A: [...]

Read More »