Posts Tagged ‘Leica M6’

Simon Puschmann: Pursuing the Fine Art of Serendipity

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An acclaimed commercial photographer expresses his personal vision and refreshes his eye by capturing the unexpected as it happens and transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. Simon Puschmann is an award-winning commercial photographer who transcends the concept of photographic categories. For more than 20 years, he has been creating his own brand of dramatic, unexpected [...]

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Cedric Nunn: Gazing at the South African Landscape to Reconnect the Present with its History

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Cedric Nunn, born in 1957, is a South African photographer. In the course of the interview, he connects his past steps as an engaged photographer against apartheid with his current concerns for social justice in his country and beyond. He also focus here on his latest project “UNSETTLED: One Hundred Year Xhosa War of Resistance,” [...]

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Chris Murphy: Behind the Scenes of “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 sat down to talk with Christopher Murphy, Helio Collective President and Creative Director, who helped produce [...]

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Claudio Majorana: U.S.A. 1957 – First Sicilian Mission To United States

The Sicilian Delegation, © Claudio Majorana

My name is Claudio Majorana. I’m a photographer and a medical student. Five years ago, as a birthday present from my father, I received a box of negatives that had been stored in the attic of our family country house for about 50 years. In my family there has always been a strong passion for photography, [...]

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Benji Wagner: Using Photography to Engage with the Great Outdoors

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A lifelong outdoorsman, Benji Wagner grew up mostly in Maryland and at quite a young age began avidly skateboarding, snowboarding and shooting photographs on film. He worked as a freelance photographer and filmmaker before starting an innovative outdoor equipment business a couple years ago. “I went to college off and on for years but never [...]

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Ananias Léki Dago: Being There Where Things Are Fragile

Alexandra Township, Afrique du Sud, 2007, © Ananias Léki Dago

Ivorian photographer Ananias Léki Dago was born in 1970.  After a ten-year absence from his country following the Ivoirian crisis which forced him into exile in France, but which at the same time gave him the opportunity to experiment and travel at length in other African countries, he has finally returned to the Ivory Coast [...]

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Rolling Through the Shadows: Ben Gore

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Mark Whiteley, skateboarder and Leica photographer, provides us with the next installment of his interview series “Rolling Through the Shadows.” This series takes a closer look at the seemingly unlikely collision of skateboarding and M photography from the perspective of the skaters and photographers themselves. Name: Ben Gore Age: 25 Hometown: Originally Pompano Beach, Florida [...]

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Michael Hintlian: Negotiating with Reality

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Michael Hintlian is a full-time documentary photographer based in Boston and conducts workshops in Central America and India. He currently directs the Documentary Photography department at the New England School of Photography and is a Graduate Mentor at the Art Institute of Boston. Introduced to photography and Leica cameras through his father at a young [...]

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Damaso Reyes: Speaking In Tongues

A member of a Pentecostal church in Barcelona is prayed over during a worship service. © Damaso Reyes

In 2012 Damaso Reyes was awarded a Knight Luce Fellowship for Reporting on Global Religion from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Over the course of several months he traveled to Spain, England and Ukraine to explore the spread of Pentecostal Christianity in these nations. In addition to the images featured [...]

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Cyril Jayant: Soothing the Soul through Photography

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Cyril Jayant is a self-taught street photographer who was born in Sri Lanka but grew up in Paris and later became a naturalized citizen of France. He is now based in London and is a member of the London Independent Photographers Group. By profession, he is a trained pastry chef and as he puts it, [...]

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Dennis McGrath: Timing is Everything

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Los Angeles-based photographer Dennis McGrath was born in 1969. Classically trained in black-and-white photography, McGrath prints most of his work by hand in the darkroom. As a skateboarder in the mid 1980s, Dennis McGrath was drawn into photography and that eventually led to a decade-long career shooting for major skateboard publications worldwide. In 2004 he [...]

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Rolling Through the Shadows: Tobin Yelland

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Mark Whiteley, skateboarder and Leica photographer, provides us with the next installment of his interview series “Rolling Through the Shadows.” This series takes a closer look at the seemingly unlikely collision of skateboarding and M photography from the perspective of the skaters and photographers themselves. Name: Tobin Yelland Age: 42 Hometown: San Francisco Brand affiliation: [...]

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Luciano Checco: Ars Gratia Artis

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Born in Aosta, a small town in northern Italy about 40km from Mont Blanc, Luciano Checco is currently Vice President of a German company that supplies equipment to the oil and gas industry. He studied medicine at university, and while attending college he also did some wedding photography and worked as part-time TV cameraman, experiences [...]

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Henry Zwartz: Honing his Photographic Intuition

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Henry Zwartz, age 21, was born and raised in Sydney, Australia to a family of jazz musicians. He developed a passion for documentary and art photography after his dad lent him a Leica film camera four years ago. While at university, when not studying, he would go out and take photos. Now, having just graduated [...]

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Tomeu Coll: Searching for Answers at the Ends of the World

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Tomeu Coll was born in 1981 and splits his time between Mallorca, Spain and New York City. He became involved in photography at the age of 17 and received a master’s degree in photojournalism from the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona. His work has been published in various magazines and he currently works as a freelance photographer. Q: [...]

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