Posts Tagged ‘Leica M6 camera’

Claire Yaffa: The Art of Making a Photograph – Digital & Film, Chapter 6

M6 film 35mm  - © Claire Yaffa

Claire Yaffa took her first photograph 45 years ago when her son was 18 months old and it was the beginning of her journey, first as a mother, then as a photographer. She has worked extensively for The New York Times and Associated Press. Her photographs have appeared in countless influential publications and have been exhibited at [...]

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Claire Atkinson: Engulfed by Istanbul

© Claire Atkinson

We had the pleasure of interviewing Claire Atkinson, a budding, young British photographer, here on the Leica blog last December. Born and raised in a small village in Greater Manchester, Claire has always been drawn to the diversity of city life, which was a stark contrast to the monotony of life in her home environment. [...]

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Seconds2Real: The Formation of a Collective

©  Natalie Opocensky

Guido Steenkamp is a member of the street photography collective Seconds2Real. Beginning initially as a Flickr group aimed at promoting street photography in both Germany and Austria, it has since grown from an online organization to a real-life collective with the first exhibition to be opened on October 14th in Berlin. Guido Steenkamp shares more [...]

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Damaso Reyes: Vienna From the Shadows

Dead President: A portrait of president Kennedy for sale at a flea market

I first came to Vienna in 2008 as a Fulbright Scholar and artist-in-residence at the MuseumsQuartier. I’ve since returned twice to continue my search for Vienna’s hidden corners. My goal as a photographer and my ambition for this exhibition is to show that which is familiar, but in a new light. As a documentary photographer [...]

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Ivan Azzopardi: Film forever in the classic Leica tradition

Get it Back by Ivan Azzopardi

His favorite lens is the 50mm, and his cameras of choice are a Leica M6 and an MP. With images this good why change? Based in Malta and a jeweler by profession, Ivan Azzopardi is an accomplished photographer whose graphically simple and elegant compositions are reminiscent of the great Leica exponents of the 30s and [...]

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Lara Platman – ‘A Passion for Performance’

13th Rallye Historique Monte Carlo by Lara Platman

In an interview with Leica’s Jenny Hodge, photographer and journalist, Lara Platman, enthuses wildly about her three passions in life: classic cars, dancing and photography… Tell us something about you… I believe I was born in the wrong age! I love the 1930s and 40s – they were very classic, theatrical times. I took my [...]

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