A brilliant young New York based photographer, Morgan Miller grew up in a home steeped in photography and frequented by great photographers, but he became a professional photographer quite by accident thanks to his raw talent and an extraordinary stroke of good luck. Combining the organizational and analytical skills he acquired as a business major [...]
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Nick Rains is an Australian photographer based in Queensland who describes himself as a ‘features’ photographer. By this he means that he generally shoots photo sets or stories, whether it be assignments for Australian Geographic magazine or travel shoots for tourism clients. This style of photography demands versatility, not only of the photographer, but of [...]
Florian Wagner is a photographer, paragliding instructor and helicopter pilot based in Munich, Germany. His work explores wildlife, outdoor sports and the environment. Leica Blog contributor Alex Coghe conducted this interview. Q: Hi Florian, this is your second interview for Leica Camera’s blog. So, I would start this interview asking if you’ve done other safaris [...]
Thomas De Monaco, a still life photographer and film director, has a direct pictorial language allowing the objects he’s photographing to guide him. He compares the compositions to store front window displays in that “We don’t just shift them around on the table and photograph the details, in many cases they’re also arrangements, with a [...]
On location at the beach in St. Peter Ording, Germany, Portrait Photographer Markus Tedeskino and his team use the Leica S2 with central shutter lenses. Beginning October 2012 Leica Camera will gradually expand the product range for the Leica S medium format system with five new central shutter lenses; however, Markus previews them in this [...]
Roger Snider is an accomplished advertising and commercial photographer whose compelling work combines controlled precision and a slice-of-life photojournalistic flair that captures the emotional essence of his subjects, both animate and inanimate. Here in his own inimitably direct style is the fascinating story of how he became a consummate professional whose work on the Dos [...]
Artist and photographer Xepo W.S. was born in Spain in 1980. He went on to complete his photography studies in Barcelona. In recent years Xepo has been working extensively for Swiss watchmaker brands. His assignments on behalf of the brands have taken him to China, North America and a number of locations throughout Europe. For [...]
Gul Chotrani first started photographing as a hobby when he was at university in England in the early 1980s, doing landscapes, but he couldn’t afford the ongoing costs and had to stop. About twenty years later his photographic instincts were revived after travelling in New Zealand in 2002. Gul, who has an established career as [...]
Born in the late 1950s and raised mostly in Singapore, Gul Chotrani studied business and economics during the 1980s, worked as an analyst/economist and later in investment banking in the UK. Afterwards, he spent several years in academia, teaching economics and finance in Singapore and South East Asia, served as a consultant/advisor in trade, finance [...]
A Collaboration Begins Earlier this year we announced our collaboration with Facing Change: Documenting America (FCDA), a non-profit collective of prominent photographers and writers dedicated to exploring the United States during one of the most enduring times in the nation’s history. We will be featuring a series of independently produced multimedia essays that will highlight the personal [...]
The countdown to PhotoPlus Expo has begun! Starting on Thursday, October 27, we invite you to join us at Leica Camera’s PhotoPlus Expo Studio Event featuring the Leica S-System. The Leica S Studio will take place at Sun West Studios, close to the Javits Center. During this 2-day expo, you will have the opportunity to enjoy industry presentations [...]
Thomas Struth is an exceptional photographer. His pictures form a diverse group of works, that have earned him international fame. We had the opportunity to meet Thomas Struth in his new studio in Berlin. This is the conversation that took place. Q: You are one of the most renowned photographers worldwide and many of your [...]
The Schloss Bensberg Classics is an event series for vintage cars in the context of which an exclusive selection of spectacular, precious items is showcased. In a rally called Rallye Historique the participants drive through the Bergisches Land. At the Concours D’Elegance, a rare and vintage car contest, the most exquisite models are awarded a [...]
Six months ago Thomas Schweigert was offered the opportunity to have a solo exhibition, which would be his first. The exhibition would be part of a long-term display at Weltbühne, a new coffee house and restaurant opening up inside of the Thalia Theater in Hamburg. The plan is for a designated wall in the restaurant to display the work of 20 different photographers for a six month period each, over the course of 10 years. Each photographer would leave behind one image to remain as part of the wall. Thomas signed on and began the long process of sorting through his archive.
John has been working with the Leica team in London to help build exposure for the S-System alongside the UK professional photographic community. As part of the collaboration between John and Leica, photographers are able to experience the S-System first-hand through a series of activities including interviews and photographic sessions, exhibitions and workshops at the Leica Store Mayfair ‘Studio S’ and other UK studios. John also uses the camera for a number of high-profile shoots. In our latest Leica Portrait video, John explains what he likes about the S2.