Posts Tagged ‘Leica M-System’

Michael Barkin: Documenting the Nalukataq Whaling Festival

© Michael Barkin

Michael Barkin was born in Eugene, Oregon and currently lives in Seattle, Washington, where he studied geography and information management at the University of Washington. The modern media landscape and his interests have converged and diverged over time, thus he works on personal projects and occasional publications or exhibits. He is a self-taught photographer who [...]

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Naskademini: Lost In Transit

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This is a street photography essay created while traveling and getting lost in the Tokyo subway system. The first time traveling through the Tokyo underground rail and subway system can be very overwhelming, especially if you don’t speak or read Japanese. The amount of people all in one place during rush hour can also throw [...]

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Jan Harald Tomassen: 60 Faces

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In the northern parts of Norway at latitude 70° 39′ 42″ N you find Hammerfest, a town with 10,000 inhabitants. What do people from more than 60 countries do in a town like Hammerfest? The project 60 Faces presents one person from each nationality – to show you the diversity. A selection of the subjects are featured here. Jemina Cox, Australia. Audio [...]

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Renato D’Agostin: Coast to Coast at Mile 7,439

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New York-based Italian photographer Renato D’Agostin left his Brooklyn studio on July 28 with his BMW R100 to travel across America on his “Coast to Coast” trip. Accompanied by his Leica M6, he set out to reach San Francisco in two months and approximately 5,000 miles of light on film. Renato was born in 1983, [...]

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Richard Curtis: Amongst the Eagle Hunters and Nadaams in Mongolia

© Richard Curtis

This interview is part of a series in which Olaf Willoughby talks with Leica Meet members about their photographic projects, stories, goals and learnings along the way.  Richard Curtis is a photographer based in London. Richard talks here about his once in a lifetime opportunity to visit the eagle hunters of Mongolia with a BBC [...]

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Zac Patsalides: On The Road From Beijing To Borneo

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Zac Patsalides is an up-and-coming photographer based in Suffolk, UK. At the age of 15, he was gifted an old Pentax film camera and his love of photography was born while studying A Level. His career is beginning to take off, and he has had images featured on Vogue online as well as LFI Mastershots, The Leica Meets [...]

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Josef Szotten: Cigar Shop – An Intimate Urban Documentary

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Born and raised in Malmö, Sweden, Josef Szotten is a self-taught photographer with a passion for capturing classic black-and-white documentary images on Kodak Tri-X film with his vintage Leica M cameras. This is the story of how he created a portfolio that conveys the authentic spirit of Martinez Cigars, a traditional old-time New York City [...]

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Uwe Martin: California Dreamin’

© Uwe H. Martin

Almonds blossom, tomatoes, parsley as far as the eye can see: California cultivates more produce than anywhere else in the U.S.A. Consequently, the drought that has been on-going for five years is reaching catastrophic proportions for the locals. Uwe H. Martin photographed this nightmare in the heart of the U.S. agricultural industry. Here is a [...]

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Dan Rubin: A Look Back in Time at the Goodwood Revival


Dan Rubin is a designer, photographer, and creative director based in London. Co-founder of both The Photographic Journal and webgraph, a design studio, and host of the Apple Event series “Meet The iPhone Photographer”, Dan speaks at conferences worldwide including An Event Apart, South by Southwest, UX London, and consults for startups and established brands around the world. Dan [...]

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Tom Ridout: The Leica Monochrom and the Pursuit of the Classic Architectural Photograph

© Tom Ridout

I have always loved the work of photographers who capture the strength of built form in a black-and-white photograph. Ezra Stoller and Julius Shulman did just that, documenting an era of modern architecture with their iconic photographs. For me their work represents the high water mark for black-and-white architectural photography. The clarity and drama of [...]

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Al Satterwhite: An All-Encompassing View Of The World

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Among countless accomplishments that have elevated him to the top ranks of today’s contemporary photographers, Al Satterwhite is the acknowledged grandmaster of the fisheye format. Here, in his own incisive and revealing words, is the story behind how he created the images featured in aRound New York, a 30-year retrospective of his spectacular 180º images [...]

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Renato D’Agostin: Coast to Coast at Mile 5,803

© Renato D'Agostin

New York-based Italian photographer Renato D’Agostin left his Brooklyn studio on July 28 with his BMW R100 to travel across America on his “Coast to Coast” trip. Accompanied by his Leica M6, he will reach San Francisco after two months and approximately 5,000 miles of light on film. Renato was born in 1983, and started [...]

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Anna Mia Davidson: The Real Cuba Seen Through A Lens Of Hope

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Anna Mia Davidson used her classic analog Leica to create a timeless document celebrating the Cuban people. “I view photography as a tool for social change and as a means of telling visual stories that might otherwise get overlooked. I am interested in cultures and communities on the brink of change and in the positive [...]

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Jean-Christian Rostagni: Romance in Paris

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Q: Could you tell us a little bit of the story behind this photo? Where were you? A: This was in Paris in March 1991 at La Palette, one of my favorite cafés in Paris, rue de Seine, in the “Beaux Arts district.” The place is very reminiscent of the ’20s, and a good nose [...]

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Carlos Fernandez Laser: On a Grand Tour with the Hardbrakers

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Carlos Fernandez Laser’s main theme is action photography. Born in Bielefeld in 1984, the photographer began his career focusing on BMX athletes, professional mountain bikers, and punk concerts. Nowadays, he lends his talent and techniques to fashion photography. Equipped with a Leica M, he accompanied the Grand Tour of the Hardbrakers (a group of Hamburg [...]

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