Posts Tagged ‘Leica M7’

Peter Dammann: Boxing As A Metaphor For Life

© Peter Demmann

Peter Dammann is a passionate photojournalist who has traveled the world to create unflinchingly honest documents of the lives of people living under challenging circumstances. His socially committed reportage resulting from his frequent cooperation with relief agencies and other NGOs has earned him an international reputation. After completing his photographic essays on the living conditions [...]

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Rolling Through the Shadows: Joe Brook

© Mark Whiteley

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: Joe Brook Age: 41 Hometown: Born in Detroit, MI. [...]

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Michael Hintlian: Negotiating with Reality

© Michael Hintlian

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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Luciano Checco: Ars Gratia Artis

© Luciano Checco

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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Edwin Torres: Acting at a Moment’s Notice

© Edwin J. Torres

Edwin J. Torres was born in the South Bronx of New York City, where he continues to live and work on his photography. Although he considers himself a serious enthusiast, his education includes two years of film photography at Colby College in Maine while he was studying for an interdisciplinary major in American Studies. Edwin [...]

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Marcel Pedragosa: The Abstract Expressionism of Everyday Life, Part 1

© Marcel Pedragosa

As a photographer and artist Marcel Pedragosa presents reality from a distinctly personal point of view, exploring the relationship between people and their direct environments. He has captured images in varied settings around the world, though he is most drawn to urban environments. Pedragosa was born in Barcelona in 1978. In 2011 he moved to [...]

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Jeff Johnson: Rebel with a Cause

© Jeff Johnson

Authenticity is what Jeff Johnson is all about. He walks the walk, talks the talk, takes great pictures, and tells the true stories of real-life adventurers, risk takers and dedicated champions of our fragile environment. He grew up as a skateboarder in landlocked Danville, California, moved to Hawaii after graduating from high school and lived [...]

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Paul Szynol: Looking For Short Stories Everywhere

© Paul Szynol

Paul Szynol has a passion for street photography in the great tradition of narrative photojournalism. He was born and spent his childhood in Warsaw, Poland, and first came to the United States in 1984, which, as he observes, “was the year that New York City’s transit fare rose from 75 cents to 90 cents, 33 [...]

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Paul S. Bartholomew: An Architect’s Eye on the World

Wetzlar Bridge © Paul S. Bartholomew

Based in Pennsylvania, Paul S. Bartholomew has spent most of his career as a commercial photographer shooting architectural exteriors and interiors. Currently he employs tripod-mounted DSLRs for this purpose, but he’s fascinated by the prospect of shooting architecture professionally with the Leica S2. Bartholomew also brings the sensibility of an architect to his personal work, [...]

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État Brut: Jeffry Plomley’s Journey to the Raw State, Part I

© Jeffry Plomley

This is a two part guest series from Jeffry Plomley coinciding with his portfolio being featured in the April issue of LFI Magazine. This first installment focuses on the tradition of boxing in Cuba and Part II will focus on captures from the street. My photographic excursion to Cuba (Santiago and Chivirico) last year ignited [...]

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Misha Erwitt: Street Smart

Wigstock New York 1989; © MISHA ERWITT

Misha Erwitt: son of a legendary Leica photographer, a former Magnum photographer and newspaper photojournalist, his work is now being showcased at the Leica Gallery in New York A native New Yorker, Misha Erwitt grew up around photography and some of the best photographers in the world and was incurably bitten by the photography bug. [...]

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Bruno Stevens, Photojournalist Part 2

Haiti April 2010: 3 months later series by Bruno Stevens

The Leica M Connection: Relying on the M9, M8, and Leica lenses to deliver outstanding performance under pressure Bruno Stevens embarked upon a career the high-stress world of professional photojournalism in 1998 at the age of 39, but he was a committed Leica M fan long before that. He still treasures his 45-year-old M2 as [...]

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