Posts Tagged ‘Leica for AICR’

Going Once, Going Twice, Sold to Steve Unsworth

Steve Unsworth

When three members of the Leica Forum, Steve Unsworth, Bill Palmer and Andy Barton, began discussing the idea of putting together a book to feature some of the wonderful photography featured on the forum, they had no idea the book would have the impact that it did. To date, 250 copies of the book have [...]

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Thank You For a Great 2010!

Leica Holiday Card Photo

Dear Leica Readers and Friends, This is our last blog post of 2010 since the Leica Internet Team will be on holiday next week. Regular blog posts will return on Monday, January 3, 2011. Thank you for all of your support this year as we took on new endeavors to connect with you online, including the launch of this blog [...]

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Leica User Forum Book Charity Auction

Banner Leica for AICR

The holiday season, a season of giving, is upon us and we need your help to spread the holiday cheer. Following on from the tremendous success of the Leica User Forum Book launch back in July this year, which to date has seen nearly 250 books sold and more than £10,000 raised for the Association for International Cancer Research (AICR) by [...]

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Brian Parkes, Editor for the Architecture Chapter for the Leica User Forum Book

Praying Mantis by Brian Parkes

Brian Parkes: A lifelong photo enthusiast with a penchant for 20th Century Architecture, Travel, and digital Leica Ms Brian Parkes is a retired Civil Engineer based in London whose methodical and structured approach to Leica M photography generally yields outstanding results. Though he modestly describes his photography as “not good enough,” two of his compelling [...]

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Atipong Padanupong: A Thai artist with a Leica M passion

Atipong Padanupong winning Leica for AICR photo

This is Atipong Padanupong’s winning photo from the ‘Leica for AICR’ Sport and Leisure photo contest hosted on Leica’s page on Facebook and presented here is an interview with him. The photo was featured on Leica’s profile picture on Facebook for a week during July as part of the efforts to raise awareness about AICR and [...]

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Arianti Darmawan: An Architect’s Eye

Arianti Darmawan, winner of the ‘Leica for AICR’ Architecture photo contest

This is Arianti Darmawan’s winning photo from the ‘Leica for AICR’ Architecture photo contest hosted on Leica’s page on Facebook and presented here is an interview with her. The photo was featured on Leica’s profile picture on Facebook for a week during July as part of the efforts to raise awareness about AICR and the ‘Leica [...]

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The Leica Forum: Committed and Constructive

Leica Forum

Andreas Jürgensen is the founder and moderator of the planet’s largest Internet platform concerned with the world of Leica and everything in it: The Leica Forum. Q: Mr. Jürgensen, when did the Leica Forum first appear, and what was the idea behind it? A: The initial version of the Leica Forum first appeared on the [...]

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Pomwan Oleange, Winner of the ‘Leica for AICR’ Nature and Wildlife Photo Contest

'Leica for AICR' Nature and wildlife winning photo by Pomwan Oleange

This is Pomwan Oleange’s winning photo from the ‘Leica for AICR’ Nature and Wildlife photo contest hosted on Leica’s page on Facebook and presented here is an interview with him. The photo was featured on Leica’s profile picture on Facebook for a week during July as part of the efforts to raise awareness about AICR and [...]

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Thank you for your support of AICR and the Leica for AICR Initiative!

AICR Leica Forum presentation 3 August 2010: AICR Leica Forum presentation 3 August 2010: Andy Barton (Leica Forum), David Bell (Leica UK ), Eric So (AICR) and Bill Palmer (Leica Forum)

Leica Camera fans are passionate. Not only are they passionate about their cameras, they are also passionate about helping the world they capture in their photographs. Members of the International Leica User Forum came together to create the Leica User Forum Charity Book 2010 to benefit the Association for International Cancer Research (AICR). When Bill Palmer [...]

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Karl Georg Wolf’s Photos

Eastside gallery 3 by Karl Georg Wolf

A serious Leica enthusiast with a photo featured in the ‘Leica User Forum Book’, Karl Georg Wolf shoots like a pro and presented are a selection of his photos Earlier this week an interview with Karl Georg Wolf was featured along with his powerfully straightforward image of the dilapidated Palace of the Republic in Berlin awaiting [...]

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Karl Georg Wolf Interview

Palast der Republik by Karl Georg Wolf

A dyed-in-the-wool Leica fan and a brilliant photographer, this serious enthusiast from Germany shoots like a pro! To say that Karl Georg Wolf is a Leica fanatic is a bit of an understatement. He shoots exclusively with Leica cameras including an SL2, R7, R9, M2, M6, Digilux 2 and a shiny new M9, and his Leica optical [...]

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Laurent Hunziker: A Musician’s Ear and an Artist’s Eye

Landscape winning photo

This is Laurent Hunziker’s winning photo from the ‘Leica for AICR’ Landscape photo contest hosted on Leica’s page on Facebook. The photo is featured on Leica’s profile picture on Facebook this week as part of the efforts to raise awareness about AICR and the ‘Leica User Forum Book‘. Each week during July there is a different themed [...]

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Mugur Varzariu Interview, part 2

Thinking by Mugur Vărzariu

Here is part two of the interview with Mugur Vărzariu who embodies the definition of a compassionate photographer: “I only press the shutter release when I can help my subjects.” Mugur Vărzariu’s winning photo for the ‘Leica for AICR’ People photo contest hosted on Leica’s page on Facebook was featured on Leica’s profile picture on Facebook [...]

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Steve Unsworth: The Empathetic Enthusiast

Steve Unsworth

Steve Unsworth has been shooting pictures since his teens, but he didn’t really get serious about photography until he acquired his first Leica in the 1990s. A committed Leica enthusiast with considerable talent, he modestly describes himself as a “competent” photographer. “I take photographs for myself,” he explains, “and when others like what I do that’s [...]

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Mugur Vărzariu winner of the ‘Leica for AICR’ People Photo Contest

'Leica for AICR' Winning People photo by Mugur Vărzariu

This is Mugur Vărzariu’s winning photo from the ‘Leica for AICR’ People photo contest hosted on Leica’s page on Facebook. The photo was featured on Leica’s profile picture on Facebook during the week of July 5 as part of the efforts to raise awareness about AICR and the ‘Leica User Forum Book‘. Each week during July [...]

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