Posts Tagged ‘Michael Agel’

Michael Agel: Cullum on Tour at photokina 2014 #DasWesentliche

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This series examines the photographers who exhibited at the Leica Galerie at photokina 2014. The focus of this year’s exhibition concept was on impressive photography from the world of music. It embraced all facets of music photography, and today we’re featuring Michael Agel who captured Jamie Cullum on tour. Jamie’s new album “Interlude” is on [...]

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Michael Agel: The AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix and the Leica Summarit-M 75 mm f/2.4

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In early August, Leica photographer Michael Agel had the chance to document the 42nd edition of the famous annual AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix, a paramount festival of historic motorsports taking place at the world-celebrated Nürnburgring in Germany. Q: Michael, considering the fact that you previously documented the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Bensberg Classics and the [...]

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Michael Agel: Wacken Open Air Festival and the Summilux-M 50 mm f/1.4 ASPH.

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From his years of experience, Michael Agel knows what to expect when shooting live concerts and is always ready to capture the special moments. Here, he talks about his choice to use Leica M Monochrom and Summilux-M 50 mm f/1.4 ASPH. to shoot the Wacken Open Air Festival. Q: What camera and lens did you [...]

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Michael Agel: Metallica with the Leica M-System

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Founded in 1981 in Los Angeles, Metallica is one of the world’s most successful rock bands. Michael Agel has toured with the band Metallica across Europe and the United States for over ten years. Given the opportunity to move freely, Michael is always at the center of the action and taking images just as the [...]

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Hit the Road with the Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH.: From Wetzlar to Goodwood

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Stefan Daniel, Director of Product Management Photo at Leica Camera AG, loves photography – and classic cars. For both reasons Stefan hit the road with his Volvo 164, built in 1970, to visit the legendary Festival of Speed in Goodwood. For sure Goodwood is known worldwide for the Goodwood Revival, the gathering of Classic Cars [...]

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The Macallan’s Characters Captured: Eddie Aldridge, Farmer

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Photographer, Michael Agel visited The Macallan’s home in Speyside with a mission to capture the very heart of The Macallan and its people with the Leica X Vario. Michael says he “hopes the images take you on a journey of meaning and passion” and “capturing a special moment at a place like The Macallan Estate [...]

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The Macallan’s Characters Captured: George Craig, Production Team Leader

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Photographer, Michael Agel visited The Macallan’s home in Speyside with a mission to capture the very heart of The Macallan and its people with the Leica X Vario. Michael, who has shot for Rolling Stones magazine and photographed music legends such as Jamie Cullum and Bryan Adams while on tour, turned his lens to the [...]

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Jamie Cullum: Welcome to the Momentum Tour

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Leica photographer Michael Agel was given exclusive access to Jamie Cullum and his band on tour, giving him a unique and intimate behind-the-scenes look at this British jazz-pop singer and songwriter. Using the Leica M-System, Agel shot all the images with no flash. The images reflect the true craft of photography with the passion and [...]

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Leica Camera at Montreux Jazz Festival 2013

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Every July, Montreux, Switzerland, is turned into the musical capital of Europe. Founded by Claude Nobs, the Montreux Jazz Festival celebrates all genres of music including Blues, Soul, Rock, Reggae, Funk and Electronic Dance Music. 2013 marked the 47th year of the festival and Leica Camera’s Michael Agel was on hand as the official photographer [...]

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*Updated With Winners* #LeicaMontreux: Tweet & Win Tickets to see Leonard Cohen, Prince and Sting at the Montreux Jazz Festival

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The Montreux Jazz Festival is back in Montreux, Switzerland July 5-20 and we have tickets to giveaway to see Leonard Cohen, Prince and Sting!  For each artist, we have two tickets to award one winner. To enter, fans must submit information in the form below, follow Leica Camera on Twitter and publish a tweet using the [...]

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Michael Agel: Music in Pictures – The Montreux Jazz Festival 2012

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Founded by Claude Nobs in 1967, the Montreux Jazz Festival has become an unmissable event for music fans in Switzerland and around the world.  Musical greats such as Miles Davis, Ray Charles, David Bowie and Prince have graced its stages with their talent.  Santana, Paul Simon, Deep Purple, Sting and Seal have all performed on the [...]

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Close to the Action

Warming up by Michael Agel

It’s simple enough: soccer is one of the most popular sports on the planet. In Germany alone, millions of people are members of soccer clubs and watch regularly when matches are shown on TV. And all the more when it’s the World Cup. Leica photographer Michael Agel accompanied the German national team with his M [...]

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