Posts Tagged ‘Leica’

The Opening of Leica Mayfair, London

Leica Mayfair, London Opening

On 10 July 2012, Leica Camera Ltd. officially opened the doors to its brand new premises at 27 Bruton Place, Mayfair, London W1. Located opposite the Leica Store Mayfair, the new retail complex incorporates Café Optik on the ground floor, a complimentary café-style area for Leica owners. Here customers can seek advice and technical support from Leica’s [...]

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Carl Merkin: A Brief History of LHSA Special Editions

LHSA Hammertone MP set with baseplate and caps

Since it was founded in 1968, LHSA, The International Leica Society, has had a close working relationship with Leica Camera. Over the years the Society has commissioned Leica to produce a number of special edition cameras. The early editions were small numbers of regular production cameras with engravings to commemorate anniversaries of the Society, but [...]

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Claire Yaffa: Life’s Lessons – A Personal Journey Continued, Chapter 7

Cornell Capa and Yousuf Karsh © Claire Yaffa

Claire Yaffa took her first photograph 45 years ago when her son was 18 months old and it was the beginning of her journey, first as a mother, then as a photographer. She has worked extensively for The New York Times and Associated Press. Her photographs have appeared in countless influential publications and have been exhibited at [...]

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Viva Varun: Where Is He Now?

Viva Varun: Where Is He Now?

Varun’s on the go, with his Leica D-Lux 5 in tow dropping out of the blue, with one photo and one clue where in the world could he be – do you know? Answer on Facebook, Twitter or below. Tomorrow your misery will be put to rest. For today take your best guess.   Here [...]

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Viva Varun: Cyprus!

A Cypriot church

Answer to “Where am I?”: Cyprus Congratulations to everyone who answered correctly on the blog, Facebook and Twitter: Javier, Tony, Graham, Patrick, Simon, Michaela and Imad. Cyprus is the third largest and the third most populous island in the Mediterranean Sea. It sits north of Egypt, south of turkey and east of Greece. The island is [...]

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Viva Varun: Where is He Now?

Viva Varun

Varun’s on the go, with his Leica D-Lux 5 in tow dropping out of the blue, with one photo and one clue Where in the world could he be – do you know? Answer on Facebook, Twitter or below. Tomorrow your misery will be put to rest. For today, take your best guess. Here is [...]

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Leica. My Life – Alexander George

Alexander George

The latest video in the “Leica. My Life” series features Alexander George, a customer service representative at Leica Camera AG. Alexander repairs cameras and replaces parts for customers – a very precise job. When he’s off the clock, Alexander is often found Thai boxing.  He has figured out a way to combine his love for Thai boxing and [...]

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Pedro Ferreira on the Leica Apo-Summicron-M 50 mm f/2 ASPH.

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We visit fashion photographer Pedro Ferreira in his studio, where he explains why the Leica M9 is his camera of choice and how the new Leica APO-Summicron-M 50 mm f/2 ASPH. lens performs. “The perfect lens” as Pedro calls it. Pedro, who shoots for Vogue Portugal on a regular basis, prefers to use artificial lighting in [...]

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Bobby Lee: Preserving the Tradition

© Patrick Kwan

Award-winning photographer Bobby Lee helped start the first Leica M Digital Workshops in Hong Kong. Presented here is the video where you can watch as students immerse themselves in the hands-on lesson at an the the old style hair salon in addition to seeing examples of their work and reading how Bobby Lee emphasizes the relationship between [...]

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Claire Yaffa: Celebration of Spring – “Birth,” Chapter Five

yaffa 7 line 3 c1

Claire Yaffa took her first photograph 45 years ago when her son was 18 months old and it was the beginning of her journey, first as a mother, then as a photographer. She has worked extensively for The New York Times and Associated Press. Her photographs have appeared in countless influential publications and have been exhibited at [...]

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Protected: Seal: A Soul Music Legend with a Passion for Photography

© Peter Earl McCollough

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Arrivals and Departures: An Introduction

Jacob Aue Sobol

Huge distances in a slow pace On this journey I will visit three cities, where I have never been before:  Moscow, Ulan Batar, and Beijing. The train will bring me from the Russian forests to the Mongolian desert and finally through the mountains to Beijing. The train will be the red thread connecting these capitals. [...]

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We’re Out of Town Today…in Berlin!

Co-Berlin

Dear Leica Readers and Friends, We’re interrupting our regular blog post schedule today because the Internet Team is preparing for the “LEICA – DAS WESENTLICHE” event taking place tonight in Berlin. Leica is celebrating the essence of the art of photography: ‘Das Wesentliche’, the essential element of a moment in time. While many Leica photographers, guests [...]

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Leica & Magnum: Chien-Chi Chang: Chinatown (New York and Fuzhou, 1992-2011)

© Chien-Chi Chang

If you’ve visited Chinatown, New York City, you’re familiar with the lively bounty of people, colors, sounds and smells that make up a thriving portion of lower Manhattan, but there’s another side to this area that most people don’t see. In our latest photo essay made in collaboration with Magnum Photos, Chien-Chi Chang presents us with a [...]

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Andy Lee: The Sensual Side of Fashion and Beauty

© Andy Lee

Andy Lee is a full-time professional photographer currently residing in Toronto, Canada. He specializes in fashion, beauty and lifestyle photography, which he executes with uncommon insight, drama and exquisite sensuality. Lee’s work has been exhibited and featured in a wide variety of well-known magazines and showcased internationally. His list of recent accomplishments and accolades includes receiving an Applied Arts Magazine award, [...]

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