Posts Tagged ‘S2’

Jay Tyrrell: Atomic Mirrors, A Conceptual Art Exploration of Aloneness

© Jay Tyrrell

A fine art photographer who has also produced award-winning photojournalistic coverage of war, protest and conflict, Jay Tyrrell is a retired stock trader who has pursued his passion for photography intensively over the last two decades. In his latest project, Atomic Mirrors, he explores the universal and cosmic sense of aloneness in the universe in [...]

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Amedeo Turello: A Natural Way of Seeing with the Leica S-System

© Amedeo Turello

Born and raised in Italy, Amedeo M. Turello studied architecture at the Politecnico di Torino. He has been a consultant for various high-level international luxury brands as well as a freelance art director for luxury editorial projects and has dedicated himself to fashion photography since 1999. His involvement with photography grew from a natural love of [...]

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Jo Michael de Figueiredo: Blind Spots – a Study in Mechanism of Light

© Jo Michael de Figueiredo

“Blind Spots” is a series of photographs of objects that have an industrial past, but no longer an obvious purpose. It is a study of how these objects get penetrated by an exact sidelight, leaving behind a landscape of shadows, as distorted traces of matter. Things are more or less opaque and their shadows are [...]

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Scott Morvay: Exploring the Synergy Between the Creative and Technical

© Scott Morvay

Scott Morvay is originally from New Jersey and now lives in Florida. He graduated from Temple University where he studied broadcasting. After college, he started his own production company and has worked with TV networks, corporate clients and voice talent all around the world. He now works as an international fashion photographer and spends his [...]

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Max Hirshfeld: Shining a Light on the Arts with the Leica S-System

Olvia Demetriou © Max Hirshfeld

Max Hirshfeld is recognized as a master at revealing the warmth and humanity of his subjects. Hirshfeld was born in North Carolina in 1951 and grew up in Decatur, Alabama. He moved to Washington, DC to study photography at George Washington University, graduating in 1973. Hirshfeld’s editorial work has been published in GQ, The New [...]

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EJ Camp: The Prowess of the Imagination

Saltaire II,  © EJ Camp

“I love the sea. It changes moment to moment and I never tire of its fusion of light, movement and complexity. The sea is like a face; it has many expressions.” EJ Camp’s passion for the way light reflects off the changing surfaces of the ocean has directly evolved from a career spent capturing the [...]

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Tom Stoddart: Recreating The Battlefield In The Studio For A Cause

Tom Stoddart in Sarajevo

A classic photojournalist leverages his harrowing field experience to create a compelling poster campaign for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). An internationally acclaimed award-winning photojournalist who began shooting for his local newspaper in North East England 43 years ago, Tom Stoddart moved to London in 1978 where he worked extensively for the [...]

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Markus Berger: The Fine Art of Commercial Sports Photography

© Markus Berger

Markus Berger grew up in what he describes as “a classic average Austrian family in Salzburg” with a father who worked as a lawyer and his mother having worked in sales. Growing up he spent time in his father’s workstation at home painting and building alongside him. Although he was an independent and thoughtful child, [...]

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Ben Fink: The Fine Art of Food Photography

© Ben Fink

Ben Fink was born in Maryland and spent his early there before moving to Memphis. “I was very young when both my parents died, one to cancer, and one violently,” he recalls. “This influenced me and made deep impressions on my psyche, which can be seen in much of my work today. Currently I reside [...]

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Claes Axstål: The Flash Master

© Claes Axstål

He perfected the art of capturing extreme action with high-powered, custom-built flash rigs and he did it all on his own! Claes Axstål of Gothenburg, Sweden is a successful self-taught professional advertising photographer. He developed his own amazing Airborne Flash Photography system that he uses to capture hyper-realistic images of aircrafts, boats and automobiles at [...]

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Peter Heck: A Passion for People and the Leica Fingerprint

© Peter Heck

Peter Heck is a successful commercial and advertising photographer and videographer who works worldwide and in several genres “mostly as a people photographer.” Heck has a disdain for following the rules and a commitment to capturing natural looking images of people. He’s executed assignments for many prestigious international clients including BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Blauer USA and [...]

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York Hovest: Telling Stories Through Sensual Art

© York Hovest

A young, thoughtful, intuitive, and open-minded photographer, York Hovest was a professional model for more than a decade, and that provided many insights and experiences that led him to pursue a career on the other side of the camera. After assisting several well-known photographers in Milan and Munich at the end of 2009 he decided [...]

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Stephan Breuer: Futur Absolu Exhibition

© Stephan Breuer / Flying

Stephan Breuer is a French artist who works with innovative technologies used in scientific research and architecture. He leads Flying Concepts, an immaterial entity meant to intensify one’s visionary and sensory perceptions. His latest exhibition entitled “Futur Absolu” is currently on display until April 1, 2013 at the Palais Imperial de Compiegne. Prism Atemporal is [...]

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Wayne Johns: Creating Stunning Shots From Hairstyles

© Wayne Johns

Wayne is a Fashion, Beauty, Portrait, Advertising Photographer who carries out commissions worldwide. He has had recent exhibitions in the Hoover Skyer Gallery in Krakow and Warsaw; as well as another at the Athens Video & Arts Festival. Nominated as a finalist in the ‘Professional Photographer of the year’ Awards, he was the only photographer, [...]

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Nick Rains: Faces in the Forest – Papua New Guinea

Young Warrior © Nick Rains

My work for Orion Expeditions takes me to some genuinely exotic parts of the world. My last Leica Blog post about Eastern Russia is a good example of that.  Back when I first started shooting with the S2 I was conducting a photography workshop on board the ship as part of a visit to Papua [...]

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