Archive for August, 2012

Daniel Zvereff: Journals and Photographs of Uzbekistan

© Daniel Zvereff

Daniel Zvereff is a freelance designer, illustrator and photographer. He travels to the far corners of the world documenting his journeys through images and journals. Prior to entering Uzbekistan I was bombarded with all sorts of horror stories including rampant bribery, theft and corruption at the border. Interestingly enough, entering the country was the easiest [...]

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Jeremy Choo: Expressing Enthusiasm, Emotion and Empathy

© Jeremy Choo

We were introduced to Jeremy Choo after he answered a question we put up on Facebook correctly about how many lens elements were in a jar; however, he never got the notification that he had won a free trip to our May 10 event in time to redeem the award. While he didn’t fly to [...]

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Claire Yaffa: Les Reves Du Coeur (Dreams Of The Heart) – Why We Photograph, Chapter 8

© Claire Yaffa

Claire Yaffa took her first photograph 45 years ago when her son was 18 months old and it was the beginning of her journey, first as a mother, then as a photographer. She has worked extensively for The New York Times and Associated Press. Her photographs have appeared in countless influential publications and have been exhibited at [...]

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Bruce Davidson: Thoughts On A Lifetime With Leica

© Bruce Davidson

Renowned photojournalist and Magnum photographer Bruce Davidson has been acclaimed for over half a century for his searing images of street gangs, circus performers and the civil rights struggles of the 1960s, all captured with a remarkable directness, truth and power that transcends the concept of style. A friend of the legendary Henri Cartier-Bresson and [...]

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Manuel Uebler: Compassionate Images At the Intersection Of Fine Art And Reportage

© Manuel Uebler

The true nature of Manuel Uebler’s evolving quest, both as a photographer and a human being, is a story told best by viewing his timeless images of residents of an old-people’s home, Sadhus, street kids and useful objects with a human connection. But to understand how he came to be such a remarkably insightful and [...]

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Jenny Hodge: What to Expect from Leica at Birdfair 2012

© Jeff Bouton

The UK Leica team is getting ready for Birdfair 2012 that will take place in Rutland Water from 17 to 19 August and is looking forward to welcoming you to the Leica stand! Leica will be located at the end of the Optics Marquee overlooking the lake at Stand 8 showcasing its entire range of sport optics [...]

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Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2012 in Videos

Leica Oskar Barnack Awards Ceremony 2012

The Leica Oskar Barnack Award, a highly esteemed and coveted international award for high quality reportage photography, has been presented since 1979, the year marking the 100th year anniversary of the birth of Oskar Barnack. This year, there were over 2,800 entries from professional photographers in 101 countries  –  a record number compared to previous years. Those [...]

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Daniel Zvereff: Journals and Photographs of Qualia

QUALIA by Daniel Zvereff

Traveling, for artist Daniel Zvereff, is the crux of inspiration. In 2006 he took a chance on Thailand, venturing solo at just 20 years old. Avoiding the ‘tourist itinerary’, he filled his days navigating the thick markets, talking to strangers, taking photos and beginning the first of his travel journals. Operating purely on mood, his [...]

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