Posts Tagged ‘Leica M4’

Frank Stewart: The Changing Face of Jazz

© Frank Stewart

Frank Stewart was born in Nashville, Tennessee and grew up in Memphis and Chicago. He attended the Art Institute of Chicago and received a BFA in photography. Stewart has had numerous solo and group shows at Cooper Union Gallery, Washington Project for the Arts, Studio Museum in Harlem, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, [...]

Read More »

36 Pictures on the Roll with Paal Audestad

© Paal Audestad

He only had one chance. This is how it went when Norwegian photographer Paal Audestad was reunited with his old Leica camera. He gave himself a task. Audestad had just been reunited with his old Leica M4 from 1967 after a long time apart. The task was to fill a roll of film with 36 [...]

Read More »

Gary Gumanow: The Streets as Theater

© Gary Gumanow

Gary Gumanow first picked up a camera at the age of eight and has been shooting ever since. A native New Yorker from Brooklyn, Gary now resides in Houston, Texas. He shoots mainly with film and prints all of his own work in his darkroom. Gary spoke with Alex Coghe about his relationship with film [...]

Read More »

David Carol: Photographing the Absurdity of Life

LeicaBoysHandsMaine

David Carol was born in New York City. He attended the School of Visual Arts and The New School for Social Research where he studied under Lisette Model. He has been traveling and taking pictures for himself and others for over twenty-five years. The interview was conducted by Leica Blog contributor Alex Coghe. Q: David Carol, how [...]

Read More »

Vittorio Daniele: A Photographic Pilgramage

© Vittorio Daniele

Vittorio Daniele was born in 1965 in Syracuse in Sicily. He attended the “School of Cinema” in Milan where he graduated with a degree in Cinematography. He has shot documentaries, fiction, commercials and music videos; however, his true passion is street photography and reportage. He has exhibited his photographs in various exhibitions in Siena, Turin, [...]

Read More »

Nacio Jan Brown: Eloquent Witness To The West Coast 60s Scene, Part 2

© Nacio Jan Brown

Beginning in the mid-1960s, Nacio Jan Brown photographed practically all of the major anti-war and social protest movement activities in the San Francisco Bay Area. His photographs were published widely in the underground press at the time and since then in many books, magazines, and newspapers worldwide, including art historian Peter Selz’s recent book, The [...]

Read More »

Nacio Jan Brown: Eloquent Witness To The West Coast 60s Scene

© Nacio Jan Brown

For a period of years, beginning in the mid-1960s, Nacio Brown photographed virtually all of the major anti-war and social protest movement activities in the San Francisco Bay Area. His photographs were published widely in the underground press at the time. Since then they have appeared in many books, magazines, and newspapers worldwide, including art [...]

Read More »

Kevin WY Lee: The Invisible Photographer

RGB Orchard ©Kevin WY Lee

Kevin WY Lee is a street photographer and the founder of The Invisible Photographer Asia (IPA), a street photography and visual documentary that features Asian photographers. In almost a year, he was able to grow the IPA community to over 70,000+ Facebook fans while pushing the art of street photography and visual documentation in Asia. Eric [...]

Read More »

Repair of a Legend

Repair of a Legend: Leica M4 in Pieces

“Winding. Clicking. Winding. Clicking, and so on. That’s what I have been doing the last couple of days. Sitting with the camera between my hands and listening to the sound of the shutter.” – Paal Audestad Worn out Leica cameras are a rare sight, but Paal Audestad managed to do the impossible. Paal started taking pictures [...]

Read More »

Nicholas Vreeland: Capturing Photographs to Honor and Preserve His World

Khyongla Rinpoche on His Mountain, Dagyab, Tibet, 2003

Nicholas Vreeland is a Tibetan Buddhist monk who was educated in Europe, North Africa and the United States. He later pursued a career in photography and in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s worked as an assistant to Irving Penn and Richard Avedon. Vreeland was introduced to his teacher, Khyongla Rato Rinpoche and The Tibet [...]

Read More »