Posts Tagged ‘Leica MP’

Andy Bond: A Tourist in His Own Town, Part Two

© Andy Bond

Andy Bond grew up in Ottawa and moved to Vancouver after college. For the past 14 years Andy has been working with the PHS Community Services Society helping a wide spectrum of people in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside neighborhood. Though he studied photography for two years in college, he spent ten years away from it and has only been [...]

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Andy Bond: A Tourist in His Own Town, Part One

© Andy Bond

Andy K. Bond is a freelance photographer based in East Vancouver, Canada. After dropping out of high school to work in a record store, Andy went back to finish his diploma and enrolled in a photography course that was offered. Andy went on to pursue further photography courses at his local community college, but wasn’t [...]

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Ryan Muirhead: Creating Images as Song Lyrics

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Ryan Muirhead grew up around film of a different sort; his father worked as a camera operator on movies and TV shows when Ryan was growing up and he himself worked as a camera assistant for a while. However, it wasn’t until he took his first picture in 2006 that the creative spark was lit [...]

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Krystian Maj: A Leica Guy In Every Sense of the Word, Part Two

Krystian Maj 2011

An emerging Polish photojournalist based in Warsaw, Krystian Maj, 34, works for Leica Camera in Poland, a position that has given him the opportunity to meet many fine photographers, and enhance his visual vocabulary by talking with them and studying their work. His personal creative mission: revealing the truth of social conditions by “shooting from [...]

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Krystian Maj: A Leica Guy In Every Sense of the Word, Part One

Krystian Maj 2011

A young Polish-born freelance photojournalist based in Warsaw, Krystian Maj, 34, works for Leica Camera in Poland. In his role as a photographer his mission is revealing the truth of social conditions by documenting significant events in Europe, especially in Poland and other post-Soviet states. Fluent in English, Polish and German with a working knowledge of [...]

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Roger Coulam: The Gift of a Leica

© Roger Coulam

I have worked professionally for eight years now and have used several different film and digital camera systems, but using Leica was always an aspiration though I could never justify the costs. Apart from that, I have learned the hard way that a top-end camera can become your master. Although they can give you an [...]

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John Sypal: Discovering the Nature of Photographs, Part Two

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While many photographers wish nothing more than to be invisible, John Sypal, an American photographer living in Tokyo for the past seven years, tends to stand out (he’s just under two meters tall) no matter where he goes in Japan. He was born and raised in Nebraska in the United States and studied Art at [...]

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John Sypal: Discovering the Nature of Photographs

© John Sypal

John Sypal shares, “In the most literal sense I feed, shelter and clothe myself through a job that is not involved with photography, so my name would go under the serious enthusiast column. While physical nourishment is kept up through a 9 to 5 job, a great deal of a different kind of hunger is [...]

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Gael Turine: Voodoo

Voodoo; Taken in the USA by Gael Turine

Growing up with radio and film documentary makers as parents, Gael Turine witnessed first-hand the economic difficulty of such a lifestyle. He began his studies in Political Science to avoid following in his parents’ footsteps, but his desire to become a photojournalist became too great for Gael to ignore. He quickly switched to a three-year degree program [...]

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Craig Semetko: Capturing the Authentic Human Experience, Part 1

Old Man & Statue

A classic street shooter in the great tradition, Craig Semetko uses his Leica cameras to capture images that transcend the moment. Born and raised near Detroit, Michigan, Craig Semetko became a comedy writer and performer after college, inspired by his “very funny father” and his love for Peter Sellers, Richard Pryor, John Belushi and Bill [...]

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Chris Weeks On The Latest 35mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH

Caffienation by Chris Weeks

A leading pro uses Leica’s innovative new super-speed wide-angle lens on assignment and gives his candid impressions. Chris Weeks, a seasoned editorial and street photographer based in Los Angeles, is acclaimed for creating photographs that capture his subjects with unflinching honesty and disarming directness. His best pictures are imbued with the very same spirit that [...]

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Martin Hartley takes his MP to the Edge of the Earth

Taken with Leica MP by Martin Hartley copyright www.martinhartley.com

Following a treacherous 60-day trek covering 483 miles, Arctic explorer and photographer, Martin Hartley, has reached the North Pole with colleagues Ann Daniels and Charlie Paton. Recording photographs that would be impossible to take on digital equipment in the harsh Arctic conditions, Martin has captured vital images using a specially-tested LEICA MP camera with LEICA [...]

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