Posts Tagged ‘Leica D-Lux 4’

Dwayne Lutchna: Sharing the Intimacy of Photography

© Dwayne Lutchna

Dwayne Lutchna was born in Queens, New York in 1980 and now resides in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. He graduated with honors from The School of Visual Arts. Dwayne  is currently a Senior Designer at Comedy Central, where he conceptualizes and designs the key art for print and digital ad campaigns. In the below interview, he opens [...]

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David Burrows: Photography as an End in Itself

© David Burrows

Born and raised in New York, David Burrows left a distinguished career as a college English professor to pursue his passion for Photography in 1979. Since then he has lived in France and India, more recently in Japan and China and is currently based in Panajachel, Guatemala. After working for decades with a Leica M2, [...]

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Philipp Paulus: From Germany to Paris and Beyond

Paris Fashion Week © Philipp Paulus

Growing up in a small German village, Philipp Paulus developed a fascination with the beautiful covers of fashion magazines. He started photographing in late 2007 at the age of 16, hoping to create photos like those he saw on the magazine covers. He soon recognized that it is probably not that easy, but he continued [...]

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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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Knut Skjærven: Phenomenologist and Photographer, Part 1

Bench Beauties © Knut Skjærven

Born and raised in Bergen, Norway, Knut Skjærven once intended to become a lawyer but “in a state of existential despair” began specializing in philosophical aesthetics and soon developed a passionate interest in film and phenomenology. Shortly after earning an M.A. degree in film science at the University of Copenhagen he bought his first good [...]

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Sharing The Same Spaces

SharinThe Same Spaces - 5.10mm at f/2.8, ISO 400, Shutter speed 1/100 sec

On Friday evening after work I decided to check out the Camille Silvy exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery in London. I’d never heard of Camille Silvy but was quite intrigued by the photograph used to promote the exhibit, a print entitled ‘Twilight’. What really made me want to see this exhibit is the fact that [...]

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Cameron Salehi: Firecracker with an Eye, Part 1

Mint Condition by Cameron Salehi

This emerging 24-year-old photographer has talent, family support, a great camera, and the right stuff to make it. Cameron Salehi was raised in a small town in the middle of the West Texas desert and graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas with a degree in philosophy and photography. But her heart never left the picturesque “big sky” country [...]

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Waiting for Alice

Waiting for Alice by Ray Scott; 5.10mm at f/2, ISO 1600, Shutter speed 1/10 second

I actually really enjoy being inside old theatres and cinemas. There’s something about the way they used to present entertainment that has somehow gotten lost in the modernisation of the world. It’s not just the way they used to look, but also it’s the size. I like the small venues. A lot of people find [...]

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