Posts Tagged ‘Leica M8’

Jean-Jacques Ruchti: On Track

© Jean-Jaques Ruchti

Among other things, Swiss photographer Jean-Jacques Ruchti works for the Sauber Formula 1 Racing Team. He photographs with a Leica M8 and a Leica S2. In the above video, which was produced for Leica for photokina, you can see him working at the race track. Q: What made you decide to become a professional photographer? [...]

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Damaso Reyes: Native New York, An Ongoing Visual Journey

A cutout of the Statue of Liberty guards a tree from dogs in Brooklyn. Photographed with a Leica M6 on Kodak Portra 400 film © Damaso Reyes

I belong to that seemingly rarest of species: the Native New Yorker. I was born and raised in the city, even going to college there. But since then I have spent most of my adult life wandering the globe, first living in Southeast Asia for a year and a half and for the last nine [...]

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Nicholas Pinto: A Sense of Amazement

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The son of Italian immigrants, Nicholas Pinto grew up on the southwest side of Chicago and had a traditional upbringing. He spent a few years serving in the United States Army and subsequently studied Fine Art Photography at Columbia College. Since graduating Pinto has worked as a freelance photographer and designer. Since that time, he [...]

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Aaron C Greenman: Passing Time On India’s Rooftop

© Aaron C. Greenman

Just 1,200 kilometers from the immense metropolis of the National Capital Region, and 400 kilometers from the picturesque yet often tensioned Srinagar, sits the capital of a place unlike any other: Ladakh. Heavily influenced by Tibetan culture and Buddhism, Ladakh borders Tibet to the east, Kashmir and Jammu to the west, Lahaul and Spiti to [...]

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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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Maggie Steber: Seeing Past the Veil, Part 1

© Maggie Steber. Madje in Yard

Maggie Steber is an acclaimed documentary photographer who has been honored with numerous awards for her humanistic stories of people and cultures in crisis in 63 countries. Among many other subjects, she has produced a significant body of work on Haiti, including a book with Aperture entitled “DANCING ON FIRE: Photographs from Haiti.” Steber was Director [...]

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Morten Albek: Back to the Basics of Photography

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Morten Albek works as a cameraman on TV2/Fyn in Denmark in addition to his work as a photojournalist. Albek, a Danish citizen, was born in 1963 and is a member of the Danish Photographers’ Union and Union of Danish Journalists. His work has appeared in various international publications. Q: Hi Morten, can tell us how [...]

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Aaron C. Greenman: A Candid View Of The Holy Lands, Part 2

© Aaron C. Greenman

This is the second part of a two-part blog post about Aaron C. Greenman’s recent work in Israel, with the first part concentrating on Jerusalem and the second part the Israeli countryside. As written about in the earlier post, the term “the Holy Lands” ‑ depending on your place of origin, education and religion ‑ [...]

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Aaron C. Greenman: A Candid View Of The Holy Lands, Part 1

© Aaron C. Greenman

This is the first part of a two-part blog post about Aaron C. Greenman’s recent work in Israel, with the first part concentrating on Jerusalem and the second part the Israeli countryside. The term “the Holy Lands” ‑ depending on your place of origin, education and religion ‑ conjures up different places and images to [...]

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Marcus Reichmann: Leaving The Comfort Zone

© Marcus Reichmann

Marcus Reichmann was born in Saxony, Germany. He studied photojournalism at the University of Applied Science and Arts in Hanover and was a photography apprentice. He has traveled to India and Kashmir and been exhibited at the Festival Visa pour l’Image Perpignan 2011 & the Lumix Festival 2012 for young photojournalism in Hanover. His reportage [...]

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

© K. Chae

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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Alastair Baglee: Cyclist, Photographer, Blogger

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Alastair Baglee had a bumpy start to his life with professional photography. In the early 1990s, he was hired by a regional news service in the north of England as a press photographer. On his first day at work, he was asked to rush down to the local county court where a suspected murderer had [...]

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Magdalena Solé: New Delta Rising

Cotton Land © Magdalena Solé

Born in Spain and raised in Switzerland, Magdalena Solé arrived in New York City in 1984 where she still lives with her family. Visual language has been her life’s work. She founded a graphic design studio, TransImage in 1989. She went on to graduate with a Masters of Fine Art in Film from Columbia University [...]

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Robert Turi: Combining Passion and Spontaneity, Part Two

Ryan Watson © Robert Turi

Robert Turi creates compelling photographs using an unlikely combination of an astute awareness of the emotional effects of lighting and style, and the technique of shooting spontaneously based on the images and feeling in his mind. He specializes in shooting fashion, swimwear, portraits, landscapes and automobiles, and in the course of his creative quest he [...]

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Kai Wiesinger: Wunderkinder

Wunderkinder © Kai Wiesinger

Kai Wiesinger, a German actor, inherited his love of photography from his father who worked as a reporter. During the filming of his latest movie “Wunderkinder”, which premiered on October 6th of this year, Kai worked on both sides of the camera, acting in the film and documenting the production from behind the lens of [...]

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