Posts Tagged ‘Leica Explorer’

Leica Explorer: Saulius Damulevicius in the Footsteps of Roald Amundsen

The end of the world

Leica Explorer Saulius Damulevicius ventured to the end of the world, otherwise known as Ushuaia, Argentina. Flying from Lithuania by way of London and Sao Paulo, Saulius set out to follow in the footsteps of the great Norwegian explorer, Roald Amundsen. Saulius documented his journey on his Leica Explorer blog and shares with us the [...]

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Leica Explorer: Hubert & Mayra in the Footsteps of Ibn Battuta

Tea country in Sri Lanka.

Hubert Hayaud and Mayra Roffe Gutman were the only Leica Explorers traveling as a team. Through the eyes of Ibn Battuta they documented their journey through India and Sri Lanka on the Leica Explorer blog. We had the chance to talk to Hubert and Mayra about the best parts of their trip (planes, trains and [...]

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Leica Explorer: Annie Atkins in the Footsteps of Nain Singh

Barkhor Square, Lhasa; Taken by Annie Atkins with the V-Lux 2

Leica Explorer Annie Atkins Annie traveled from Dublin, Ireland to the Everest Base Camp to follow in the footsteps of Nain Singh. Due to some logistical issues Annie had to take a bit of a different path, journeying through China, into Tibet and back from February 13 to March 20, 2011. All the while chronicling [...]

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Leica Explorer: Romain Alary in the Footsteps of William Adams

Taken by Romain Alary with the Leica V-Lux 2

Following his widely followed and highly-popular participation on the Leica Explorer blog, where he regularly posted images taken during his trip to Japan from February 17 to March 15, 2011, the French photographer Romain Alary discusses this experience. During the interview, he talks about his path, his irrepressible desire to travel, Tokyo and the V-Lux 2 [...]

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Roy Samaha: An Artist’s Eye on the 2011 Egyptian Revolution

Roy Samaha: An artist’s eye on the 2011 Egyptian revolution

A Lebanese living in Beirut, Roy Samaha is a respected teacher, accomplished filmmaker, and longtime Leica enthusiast who recently won a Leica V-Lux 2 as part of Leica’s In the Footsteps of Great Explorers. Here, in his own heartfelt and compelling words, is the amazing story of how he wound up in Egypt in the [...]

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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 [...]

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