Archive for September, 2011

Roger Coulam: The Gift of a Leica

© Roger Coulam

I have worked professionally for eight years now and have used several different film and digital camera systems, but using Leica was always an aspiration though I could never justify the costs. Apart from that, I have learned the hard way that a top-end camera can become your master. Although they can give you an [...]

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Edmond Terakopian: The Royal Wedding

Royal fans (referred to as superfans) camped out overnight opposite Westminster Abbey.  Sheryl Lynn Miller (from San Francisco, USA) makes her way through the tents.  Thursday, April 28, 2011. Photo: Edmond Terakopian

Edmond Terakopian has been a photojournalist since 1989. His first taste of Leica came during the same year when he borrowed his father’s friend’s Leica M3 along with 35mm and 50mm lenses to take on assignment when he started on his local newspaper. Amongst his awards are a World Press Photo award for Spot News [...]

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Steve McCurry: In the Middle of Extremes

Steve McCurry: Leica Hall of Fame Award

On September 1 Steve McCurry was awarded with the Leica Hall of Fame Award 2011. During this year’s Art Masters in Switzerland the Director of Leica Gallery Salzburg, Karin Rehn-Kaufmann, awarded Steve McCurry with a specially engraved Leica M9-P.  We also had the chance to speak with Steve McCurry about his life and experience as [...]

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Leica & Magnum: New York, Ten Years Later by Chris Anderson

New York: Ten Years Later

In collaboration with Magnum Photos and The New Yorker, we present “Leica & Magnum: New York, Ten Years Later by Chris Anderson” a look at New York City ten years after the tragic events of September 11, 2001. The photos featured in this video were taken by Magnum Photographer Christopher Anderson. Christopher shares his thoughts [...]

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Viva Varun: In Geneva!

The welcoming committee at Geneva Airport.

Answer to “Where am I?”: Geneva, Switzerland Congratulations to everyone who answered correctly on the blog, Facebook and Twitter: Andre, Tobias, Luciano, David, Monica, John, Joel, Peter, Jeff, Ian, Simon, Nils, Michael, Alvaro, Rita, Alexandre, Allan, Charles and Andy! I like order. I need order. I have a routine for nearly everything, which friends, family and [...]

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Viva Varun: Where is He Now?

Viva Varun: Where is He Now?

Varun’s on the go, with his Leica D-Lux 5 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 [...]

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Leica Camera Tattoos!

Marco tattoo TH

This Friday we’re interrupting our usual photographer interviews due to a fascinating trend that has come to our attention: Leica tattoos! We’ve discovered a handful of Leica enthusiasts that are so dedicated to the brand that they have adorned their bodies in ink with images of the Leica logo, cameras and lenses. And no, they [...]

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Ray Scott: Waiting for Clapton

Waiting for Clapton © Ray Scott

I went to the Royal Albert Hall a few weeks ago to see Eric Clapton play. I’ve seen him a few times before so wasn’t too fussed about having been given a ticket for the nose-bleed section. It’s all good. I took my Leica D-Lux 4 along with me on a whim. I don’t know what made me [...]

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