Posts Tagged ‘Leica X2’

Robert Wheeler: Recapturing Ernest Hemingway’s “Lost” Paris

© Robert Wheeler

Since reading his first Hemingway novel in 1986, Robert Wheeler has been a passionate Hemingway enthusiast. He was deeply moved by the humanistic writings of this great man — a writer capable of transporting his readers to foreign settings and into the hearts and minds of his protagonists. Hemingway and his work inspired Robert Wheeler [...]

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Dwayne Lutchna: Sharing the Intimacy of Photography

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Dwayne Lutchna was born in Queens, New York in 1980 and now resides in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. He graduated with honors from The School of Visual Arts. Dwayne  is currently a Senior Designer at Comedy Central, where he conceptualizes and designs the key art for print and digital ad campaigns. In the below interview, he opens [...]

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Andrea Urban: Leica X2 Gagosian Edition


Leica Camera recently announced its collaboration with Gagosian Gallery on the new, limited edition Leica X2 Gagosian Edition. The camera features all-metal construction and black paint splotches dot the camera’s high-grip white leather trim in an Expressionist style. Below, Andrea Urban, the Creative Director for the Gagosian Shop, explains the inspiration behind the camera and [...]

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Mario Marino: Shooting Portraits with Empathy

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Mario Marino was born in 1967 in Austria. He has been a photographer since 2000 and is based in Germany. He has a special partnership with the Hahnemühle Paper Company and uses their paper for all his gallery and museum exhibitions. His work has been exhibited all over the world including Leica Galerie Salzburg. The [...]

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Alex Coghe: The Nasty Project

© Alex Coghe

Photography for me is a reaction to what I have before my eyes. When I look at my work I see memory fragments, parts of my dreams and nightmares and even traces of my mood when I made the picture, but also statements of my visual path. I am a commercial photographer. This implies a [...]

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Miguel Hechenleitner: A Walk in the Park

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Miguel Hechenleitner studied art and photography at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and has been a professional photographer since the 1980s. After graduating, he won first prize in a photo contest organized by the Franco-Chilean Chamber for Trade and Industry, which led him to Paris and Barcelona, and was the impetus for his beginnings [...]

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Alex Coghe: Every Moment Tells a Story

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Alex Coghe is an Italian photographer and photojournalist from Rome who has been living in Mexico City for the past three years. Mexico City has become quite important to Alex in his time there. “Mexico City gave me everything: a beautiful wife, my job, my pets, and also a completely different perspective of the world,” [...]

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Jörg Theimer: Leica at Work and Leica on Holiday

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Although Jörg Theimer got his first film camera when he was only 10 years old, his interest in photography lay dormant for a decade. Soon after becoming an athletics coach, he began shooting sports pictures as a freelancer for local newspapers. He soon realized his digital point & shoot was inadequate for the task and [...]

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Mira Merks: More Than an Anthropologist with a Camera

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Born in Hamburg, Germany, Mira Merks has had a lifelong fascination for photography, but didn’t pursue it with her present passion until quite recently. Merks moved to Panama City soon after graduating from high school in 2008 where she worked with undernourished children and studied psychology. In late 2009 she began studying anthropology in Hamburg [...]

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Tom A. Smith: Behind The Scenes With Leica Akademie

Walking Tour Participants Check Out Their Leica Cameras

Tom A. Smith, the Manager for the Leica Akademie in North America, recently guided participants on a PhotoWalk in New York City featuring the Leica M-System and the Leica X2. He was kind enough to give us a few moments of his time to tell us more about what Leica Akademie has in store for [...]

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Michael Ernest Sweet: Attraction to the Human Fragment

Crazy Talk, New York City, NY, 2012 © Michael Ernest Sweet

Michael Ernest Sweet, born in 1979, is a Canadian educator, writer and street photographer. He is a national recipient of both the Prime Minister’s Award and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in Canada for significant contributions to his country in the field of education and the arts. Michael’s first published collection of photography [...]

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Christian Kantuzer: Travelling Through The Philippines With The Leica X2

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Christian Kantuzer was born in 1971 in Austria. His family moved to Germany in 1972 and he has lived in Cologne for the past sixteen years. In Cologne, he studied the science of film, television and theatre. He co-founded with Jan Oellrich freishwimmer, a directors team creating commercials, documentaries, web only video content and more. [...]

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Knut Skjærven: Traveling Light. Love Story In Berlin

A Family Matter, Kurfürstendamm, Berlin 2012. © Knut Skjærven

Knut Skjærven is a Norwegian photographer, blogger/writer and researcher living in Copenhagen, Denmark. His many ongoing activities are listed in the blogroll at his index blog foreign photographer. His latest and emerging projects are Street Photographer’s Toolbox (an educational program for (street) photographers) and The Europeans. Both are long term projects. This time I had [...]

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Leica. My Life – Sunghyun Paek

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In this installment of Leica. My Life, we introduce you to photographer Sunghyun Paek. Paek, from South Korea, finds autonomy in his photography and inspiration from nature.  Q: Please provide some background information on yourself. A: I live in Seoul, South Korea and was born in 1981. I work as a photographer, musician and stylist. [...]

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Mr. Hoveeto: Pushing Beauty Out of Chaos

Mr. Hoveeto

Join Parisian photographer, Mr. Hoveeto, as he takes us on a walk through the streets of Paris with the new Leica X2. His photography style is that of an observer: he watches people and catches moments through his lens. Mr. Hoveeto wasn’t always a photographer, though. Only after the birth of his children did photography became a [...]

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