Posts Tagged ‘The Leica M’

Michael Agel: On Tour with Jamie Cullum

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After shooting many rock concerts, it was a special and exciting job for me to accompany Jamie Cullum on his promotional tour for his new album “Momentum.” I had backstage access with him and his band in Cologne, Berlin, Amsterdam and Paris. Since they were promotional concerts, they were held in very small clubs on [...]

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Rob van Keulen: The New Leica M, The Perfect Museum Camera?

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I could use the new Leica M camera with a few special lenses all day. To try it out, I had the world’s best standard lens, the Leica APO-Summicron-M 50 mm f/2 ASPH. and the super bright Noctilux-M 50 mm f/0.95 ASPH. To try the new Live View focusing capability of the camera, I got [...]

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BACK TO KYRGYZSTAN #4: A Photographic Journey With Jean Gaumy

© Jean Gaumy / Magnum Photos

Jean Gaumy’s initial project sought to photograph a Kyrgyz community living in the very high mountains of Tajikistan. However when he arrived in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, he found the border was closed due to the recent assassination of a Tajik politician. After a waiting period at the border, it became clear that he [...]

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BACK TO KYRGYZSTAN #3: A Photographic Journey With Jean Gaumy

© Jean GAUMY / Magnum Photos

Jean Gaumy’s initial project sought to photograph a Kyrgyz community living in the very high mountains of Tajikistan. However when he arrived in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, he found the border was closed due to the recent assassination of a Tajik politician. After a waiting period at the border, it became clear that he [...]

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BACK TO KYRGYZSTAN #2: A Photographic Journey With Jean Gaumy

© Jean GAUMY / Magnum Photos

Jean Gaumy’s initial project sought to photograph a Kyrgyz community living in the very high mountains of Tajikistan. However when he arrived in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, he found the border was closed due to the recent assassination of a Tajik politician. After a waiting period at the border, it became clear that he [...]

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John Dooley: Demonstrating The Leica M

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John Dooley from the Leica Akademie Mayfair demonstrates the recently introduced The Leica M. Dooley takes to the streets of London to show off the new features of the camera. He highlights everything you need to know about the camera including the use of live view, focus peaking, movies and accessories in this tutorial. A [...]

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The Leica M and Jean Gaumy, Magnum Photographer

© Jean Gaumy

“Because it’s a type of photography with The Leica M which is very different from the reflex viewfinder. And which lets you create photos very differently and intelligently.” Jean Gaumy is an award-winning French photographer and filmmaker. He joined Magnum Photos in 1977 after first being noticed by Marc Riboud and Bruno Barbey at a photography [...]

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