Posts Tagged ‘New York City’

PhotoPlus Expo 2015: A Leica invitation

© Caesar Lima

Everything is ready for the PhotoPlus Expo event in the city of photography: New York. Renowned photographers from all over the world will be arriving in New York City’s Javits Center from October 21 – 24. Moreover, Leica will be present once more at Booth 136 & 137 between 10AM- 5PM on Wednesday to Friday [...]

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HG Esch: A 360 Degree View of Shanghai

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HG Esch was born 1964 in Neuwied, Germany and completed classic photo training. Since 1989 he has worked as a freelance architectural photographer for national and international architecture offices and is now one of the most renowned in his field. In addition to commissioned works, he has freelance artistic work, in which he opens his [...]

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David Carol: Photographing the Absurdity of Life


David Carol was born in New York City. He attended the School of Visual Arts and The New School for Social Research where he studied under Lisette Model. He has been traveling and taking pictures for himself and others for over twenty-five years. The interview was conducted by Leica Blog contributor Alex Coghe. Q: David Carol, how [...]

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Daniel Zvereff: Subways In New York City

Well Off © Daniel Zvereff

Zvereff is a freelance designer, illustrator and photographer. He travels to the far corners of the world documenting his journeys through images and journals. Last winter I spent the better part of 3 months attempting to document what it is to commute around New York City in the subways. Something that I did not expect [...]

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Ben Lieberman: Photographing A New York State Of Mind

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Ben Lieberman is a New York City based photographer with a background in clinical psychology. He spends his time capturing the diverse people and vibrant culture of New York City. Alex Coghe, the interviewer, is Leica Blog contributor. Q: Hi Ben, when did you first become interested in photography as a mode of expression, an [...]

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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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Carl Merkin: Public Sleepers

Washington Square Park © Carl Merkin

Today we are going to look at a personal project that I’ve been working on for several years involving people sleeping in public. In this era of sleep deprivation and homelessness they seem to be everywhere in New York. There are so many public sleepers, that we tend not to see them and just walk [...]

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Alvise Zambon: The Shape of New York

Alvise Zambon

An emerging young photographer who studied the History of Photography from the University of Padua, Italy, Alvise Zambon assigned himself the formidable task of capturing the heart of New York City in a portfolio of images that combine the genres of photojournalism and fine art photography. “For this reportage I worked with my Leica M6 to [...]

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Radhika Gupta: Place2be New York

Neue Gallery and Bookshop © Radhika Gupta

Radhika Gupta is the Creative Director at MoonRiver, an e-commerce store for bespoke artwork, home accessories, jewelry and textiles from around the world. Having received a law degree from King’s College in London, and a Masters in Journalism from Columbia University, Radhika combines her love for travel and design with her work, showcasing the world through [...]

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Julia Kaganskiy: Place2be New York

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Julia Kaganskiy lives and breathes all things art and technology. She is Global Editor for The Creators Project, a new initiative from VICE and Intel dedicated to showcasing the ways technology is enabling creativity. She’s also the founder and organizer of the Arts, Culture and Technology (#ArtsTech) meetup and co-founder of Blue Box Gallery. Fast Company Magazine [...]

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Taylor Davidson: Place2be New York

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Taylor Davidson is a venture capitalist for kbs+p Ventures and a professional business event photographer at Narratively. His photography clients have included Clinton Global Initiative, The Economist, CNN and The Rockefeller Foundation. He can be found on Twitter at @tdavidson. We gave Taylor a D-Lux 5 to document and share his must see NYC spots [...]

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Elias Plagianos: Place2Be New York

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Elias Plagianos is a Brooklyn-born Writer & Director. His first feature film “The Crimson Mask” made its international premiere as an official selection of the Cannes Independent Film Festival and went on to win over 40 festival awards from around the world. Elias is currently attached to direct “City of Lies,” a Brooklyn detective film starring Michael Madsen [...]

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Dina Gold: Place2Be New York City

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Dina Gold works at Facebook and is a fine art and lifestyle photographer based in NYC. She is a contributing web blogger for Guest of a Guest, as well as former photographer with the international fashion publication, V Magazine.  Her most recent work from travels to India was exhibited at The Salmagundi Club in August 2011.  Her work can [...]

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Damien Basile: Place2be New York City

One Jackson Square by Damien Basile

Damien Basile, an Art Director turned Digital and Social Strategist, is the Media & Marketing Director of Perks Consulting.  In November 2009 he founded a monthly digital influencer panel and mixer event series called Digital Somethings and in February 2010 he founded Addieu, a mobile app that helps you exchange contact info & connect on [...]

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