The 5 Most Popular Blog Posts of All Time

Since the first post published on Monday, 17 May 2010, the Leica Camera Blog has been dedicated to sharing stories about photographers and Leica news. Until today, the Leica Internet Team has never shared any of the statistics behind the blog. Have you ever wondered which posts are the most popular? We did. The Leica Internet Team looked at Google Analytics to see which blog posts generated the most aggregate pageviews since the onset of the blog. You may or may not be surprised which ones took the top 5 positions.

The 5 Most Popular Blog Posts of All Time

1. Ulla Hebgen: A Decisive Moment of and Discovery of the Leica M9

As a pro, I know that commercial photography demands creativity in the face of impossible deadlines, but ironically we hardly ever have time to express our own personal ideas. Once you enter the wonderful world of advertising your role is circumscribed by the strict demands of the client and the job at hand. This intensity and focus is the very reason we feel an enormous urge to refresh ourselves, to rediscover and experience life. What we are seeking is something authentic [...] (Click here to read more).

2. Jan Grarup: Leica Oskar Barnack Award Winner 2011

Over the course of his 18-year career, acclaimed Danish photojournalist Jan Grarup has covered many of recent history’s defining human rights and conflict issues with his camera.  His work reflects his belief in photojournalism’s role as an instrument of witness and memory to incite change and the necessity of telling the stories of people who [...] (Click here to read more).

3. Danny MacAskill Plays Capetown: The game begins. and  Danny MacAskill Plays Capetown: The game goes on.

(Technically these two posts took third and fourth place but we combined them into third place given they were part of the interactive video series)

Danny MacAskill Plays Capetown: The game begins.

We followed Danny MacAskill on his journey of discovery through one of the most beautiful cities in the world. See Cape Town with different eyes – those of a street trials pro rider. The remarkable talent that has won him millions of YouTube fans. His success is also the result of his philosophy: from the [...] (Click here to read more).

Danny MacAskill Plays Capetown: The game goes on.

We continue following Danny MacAskill on his journey of discovery through one of the most beautiful cities in the world. See Cape Town with different eyes – those of a street trials pro rider. For him, the city is one enormous playground. Go play with Danny MacAskill. [...] (Click here to read more).

4. Ralph Gibson and his Unique Relationship with the Leica

Ralph Gibson has achieved worldwide acclaim as a photographer for more than four decades. His bold, graphic style is instantly recognizable. As a consequence, photographers and educators look to him for inspiration. A champion of individual expression, Gibson urges photographers to develop a personal style by following their own instincts. Gibson studied photography while in [...]  (Click here to read more).

5. Charlie Kirk: Tokyo. Leica. Flash

Charlie Kirk describes himself as “a 37-year-old English guy, working as a lawyer in Tokyo.” Based in Japan’s capitol for 9 years, he was educated at Sussex, Cambridge and Nottingham, and notes wryly “It’s a long process to become a lawyer.” A talented and avidly committed photographer with a knack for capturing the surreal quality [...] (Click here to read more).

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