Posts Tagged ‘Leica M9’

HB Nam: Street Fashion Photography

© Hyun-Beom Nam

Street Fashion Photography is one of the most popular photo categories now in South Korea. HB Nam, known as Nam in the international fashion world, is one of the leading photographers in this field. He has worked with,, Vogue Japan and GQ Japan. Below, he shares his personal thoughts on photography. Q: Why [...]

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Antonia Zennaro: Libya’s Deserted Borders

© Antonia Zennaro

Antonia Zennaro, born in 1980, is an Italian photographer, currently based in Hamburg, Germany. She is a freelance photographer who, next to her commissioned works for magazines and newspapers, is dedicated to long-term projects on social issues and creating social documents. Her book “Reeperbahn” was published in 2013. Antonia Zennaro is represented by Zeitenspiegel Agency [...]

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Stewart Atkins: Goodwood Revival, Part 2 – Surprise and Delight!

© Stewart Atkins

Stewart Atkins joined Bob Callway at Goodwood Revival and shares his thoughts on the event below. Read Goodwill Revival, Part 1 by Bob Callway here. There is something quintessentially British about Lord March’s annual ’40s, ’50s and ’60s period bash at his wonderful Goodwood country estate. Not only does it bring together a glorious collection [...]

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Bob Callway: Goodwood Revival, Part 1

The start of Freddie March Trophy, 2013, © Bob Callway

This is a guest post by Bob Callway, who has his own production company, Nilsfilm, which produces corporate promos and documentaries. Most, recently, he has been producing/directing for Aurora Media Worldwide. A few weeks ago, I was commissioned to deliver two films on the Goodwood Revival. Set on the edge of the South Downs in England, the [...]

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Russ Lamoureux: A Look at the Oscars

© Russ Lamoureux

Russ Lamoureux is an Emmy-winning director and IPA/Lucie Award-winning photographer interested in the power of images to tell stories. He credits the storytelling prowess of a wide range of artists — John Updike, Stephen Shore, Robert Altman, to name a few — as influential in his own work. Lamoureux has helmed commercials for some of the world’s most respected [...]

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Ram Shergill: Photography as a Performance Art

© Ram Shergill

Ram Shergill has come a long way since studying visual communications at Wolverhampton University where he worked on a photographic project with milliner Philip Treacy. Earlier in his career, he worked with many notable fashion designers who loved his work, especially Alexander McQueen. It was here where the foundations were laid for Shergill to become [...]

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Aaron C. Greenman: Lost in the Golden Horn

© Aaron C. Greenman

To the freshly arrived, Istanbul’s geography can be confusing – and, that being said, a most wonderful place to simply get lost. For those coming from the Far East, there seems to be few obvious aesthetic similarities; for those arriving from Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, or India, each can pick out elements that [...]

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Angelos Tzortzinis: Exposing the Prostitution and Drug Crisis in Athens

© Angelos Tzortzinis

Angelos Tzortzinis was born in Athens, Greece, in 1984. He studied at the Leica Academy of Creative Photography and is a freelance professional photographer. For the past five years, he has worked on the immigration issue in Greece and is now documenting the effects of the financial crisis on Greek society. He has carried out [...]

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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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David English: Ethereal Shadows

Melaten Monument #2 (Leica M9, 50mm Summilux)

Sometimes you spend an entire day shooting photos and end up with just one or two images worth keeping. Other times, you spend only a few hours shooting and end up with so many outstanding images, it takes months to fully process them. So why the difference? It may need to be in an environment [...]

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thomas does – Balkan Diaries I Bihac

Tired © Thomas Bönig

In 2012, Thomas Bönig’s “Thomas does NYC” project was featured on the blog. Now, we’re following Thomas along on his journey through the Balkans and he’ll be sharing thoughts and images from his trip. So close. Yet so far. A photographer. A cinematographer. An author. Those three are on their way to Bosnia – the [...]

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Alex Dani: Showing True Emotions

© Alex Dani

Alex Dani, born in 1984, first picked up a disposable camera at the age of 15 and worked his way to becoming a full-time professional photographer four years ago. He attended the Victor Marushchenko School of Photography in Ukraine and has worked with clients such as L’Occitane, Fnac, illy, Nasha Karta and Top Media Communication. [...]

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Joel Aron: Secrets of a Passionate Portrait Photographer, Part 2

© Joel Aron

Joel Aron has an obsession with perfection and a passion for shooting revealing portraits. In part one of our interview, he spoke about what turned out to be the most gut-wrenching and intensely creative assignment of his life — shooting a series of commemorative portraits of over 400 creative people at Lucasfilm who had just lost their [...]

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Robin Sinha: Capturing the True Representation of Muay Thai Fighters

© Robin Sinha

Robin Sinha is a freelance photographer based in East London. After completing a photography degree at the London College of Communication, Robin assisted various photographers at home and abroad. While doing so, he also worked as a studio assistant at London’s Big Sky, a premier photographic studio. Apart from his own freelance work, Robin tutors [...]

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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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