Posts Tagged ‘Leica M-System’

Arto Saari: LET US ROAM

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“LET US ROAM” is an ongoing short film series that shows stories about photographers, artists, filmmakers and musicians inside of the skateboarding culture. Ray Barbee, Arto Saari, Greg Hunt and Atiba Jefferson are all featured with their own film. We previously spoke to Ray about his role in the project. Here we speak with Arto [...]

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Peter Dammann: Boxing As A Metaphor For Life

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Peter Dammann is a passionate photojournalist who has traveled the world to create unflinchingly honest documents of the lives of people living under challenging circumstances. His socially committed reportage resulting from his frequent cooperation with relief agencies and other NGOs has earned him an international reputation. After completing his photographic essays on the living conditions [...]

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Arina Dähnick: Playing with Light

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Arina Dähnick was born in 1965 and grew up in Hamburg, Germany. At 17 years old, Arina had the opportunity to present her photos at an exhibition and later completed a practical training at the photo press agency Transglobe. She works as a professional photographer and homeopathic psychotherapist and trains young psychotherapists. Arina describes her photographs [...]

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Michael Semaan: Discovering his own Photographic Path

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Michael Semaan is originally from New York but grew up in Minnesota. He spent most of his career as a Sales Representative in the surgical device industry. However, in December 2012, he left that job to pursue his dream of being a professional photographer. In October 2013, Michael went to a workshop in Italy conducted [...]

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Daniel Zvereff: Unecha

Unecha © 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. My mother was 21 and attending university in Leningrad when she met my father, an American. She was studying English and he was studying Russian. They were married shortly thereafter. In the beginning, [...]

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Florian Wagner: Adventure Germany

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Florian Wagner is a photographer, paragliding instructor and helicopter pilot based in Munich, Germany. His work explores wildlife, outdoor sports and the environment. He is currently in the midst of his project “Adventure Germany” where he and his team are traveling on horseback and then helicopter. Q: Back in 2010, we featured you on the [...]

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Shin Noguchi: Open for Interpretation

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Shin Noguchi is a freelance graphic designer and street photographer based in Kamakura and Tokyo, Japan. He describes his street photography as an attempt to capture extraordinary moments of excitement, beauty and humanism among the flow of everyday life and has an approach that is sensitive to the subtleties and complexities of Japanese culture. He [...]

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Edwin Torres: Acting at a Moment’s Notice

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Edwin J. Torres was born in the South Bronx of New York City, where he continues to live and work on his photography. Although he considers himself a serious enthusiast, his education includes two years of film photography at Colby College in Maine while he was studying for an interdisciplinary major in American Studies. Edwin [...]

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Kristian Dowling: A Straight Shooter that Tells it Like it is, Part 2

© Kristian Dowling

Kristian Dowling, an accomplished celebrity-entertainment photographer among many other titles, moved back to his hometown of Melbourne, Australia in November 2011. Though his work has taken him all over the world, he recently shot an event quite close to home — Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2013. In part one of our interview, he provided details [...]

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Jack Ottaway: The Compassionate Enthusiast, Part 2

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Jack Ottaway spends as much time as possible walking the neighborhoods of San Francisco interacting with and photographing the people who live there. In part two of our interview, Jack shares the inspiration behind his work and provides insight into his powerful series featuring the homeless of San Francisco. Q: Is there a photographer or type [...]

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Kristian Dowling: A Straight Shooter Tells it Like it is, Part 1

© Kristian Dowling

Kristian Dowling is best known as an accomplished celebrity-entertainment photographer, but his photographic roots are in street photography, a passion that still informs his commercial work. Known for his flexibility and understanding of light he has earned a reputation as a straight shooter, a photographer that delivers amazing results without using photo manipulation. His experience [...]

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BACK TO KYRGYZSTAN #6: A Photographic Journey With Jean Gaumy

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Jean Gaumy’s initial project sought to photograph a Kyrgyz community living in the very high mountains of Tajikistan. However when he arrived in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, he found the border was closed due to the recent assassination of a Tajik politician. After a waiting period at the border, it became clear that he [...]

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Jack Ottaway: The Compassionate Enthusiast, Part 1

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Jack Ottaway’s interest in photography began in his teens, fueled and influenced by the work of his late father Jack who, in his short 22-year life, created hundreds of images of life and landscapes in the late ‘30s and early ‘40s. These inspired him to create landscape images of his own in Yosemite National Park. [...]

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Marcel Pedragosa, The Abstract Expressionism of Everyday Life, Part 2

© Marcel Pedragosa

Marcel Pedragosa was born in Barcelona in 1978 and has been based in Paris, France since 2011 where he obtained several artist residences. Marcel’s photographic work has been published and exhibited internationally including The Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh and the Bankside Gallery in London. Marcel possesses an innate understanding of cities and the artistic [...]

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Paul Ripke, Part 1: Maximizing The Rate Of Excitement

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Paul Ripke is a Hamburg-based professional photographer who specializes in advertising, fashion, portrait, landscape and sport photography. He has shot campaigns for well-known brands such as EA Sports, Nike, GE and more. His eye-catching images are known for their creativity and shiny, attention-grabbing look. Q: You’ve shown a great deal of versatility since you’ve started [...]

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