Posts Tagged ‘Leica M6’

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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Marco del Pra’: An Obsessive Passion for Deceleration and Truth, Part 2

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In part 1 of our interview with Marco del Pra’, we learned he is a compassionate and thoughtful photojournalist, concerned about the state of the human condition and social justice. del Pra’ was born in Italy in 1979, studied Photography in Milan, and Visual Communication at the Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany. Today he is [...]

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Marco del Pra’: An Obsessive Passion for Deceleration and Truth, Part 1

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Marco del Pra’ is a compassionate and thoughtful photojournalist, deeply concerned about the state of the human condition and social justice. The images from his Morocco series shown here comprise a compelling document of a traditional culture in the midst of a traumatic transition. He was born in Italy in 1979, studied Photography in Milan, [...]

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Gabriele Lopez: Staying True to the Basics of Photography

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Garbriele Lopez is a photographer based out of Milan, Italy. He has been photographing for twenty years and has a wide variety of projects ranging from weddings to street photography. His passion for photography began at a very young age and he continues to pursue and develop his skills by teaching and attending workshops regularly. [...]

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Jon Humphries: Rolling Through The Shadows

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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: Jon Humphries Age: 38 Hometown: Portland, Oregon Shoots for: [...]

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K. Chae: Bringing “Fine Art Street Photography” to South Korea and Beyond

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K. Chae is South Korean photographer who travels the world to express what he sees with photography. He calls the photos he’s taken around the world “Pieces of Earth.” He studied photography in New York, and became a full time professional photographer when he settled back in Korea in 2011. In 2012, he opened an [...]

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Mathias Heng: An Enduring Passion And Commitment To Humanity

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Mathias Heng is an internationally acclaimed photojournalist who travels the globe with his Leica cameras, frequently covering regions and countries experiencing conflict, war, natural disasters, poverty, social issues, and human struggles. Much of his work is dispassionate in its unflinching directness, but also emotionally charged, a documentary narrative of conflicts and their effects on civilian [...]

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Elliott Erwitt: My Photographic Home

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Elliott Erwitt is one of the most prestigious photographers in the world. His unique collection “Personal Best for Leica by Elliott Erwitt” contains 50 iconic images that have stirred many people. Photographs of Marilyn Monroe or Che Guevara, as well as pictures that show charming humor can be seen in all Leica Galleries worldwide. The [...]

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David Carol: Photographing the Absurdity of Life

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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 [...]

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Daniel Zvereff: Meet The Stans

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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. Zvereff journeyed with a group of various skateboarders for the Meet The Stans video where the group traveled along the ancient Silk Road traversing China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan. [...]

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David G. SPIELMAN: When Not Performing

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David G. SPIELMAN recently released the book When Not Performing that tells the stories behind the music of seventy-one musicians.  The kind of stories that reveal more than what meets the eye or what we hear when they perform. The musicians chose where they wanted to be photographed adding another dimension to their story. Working singularly with [...]

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