Posts Tagged ‘X1’

Knut Skjærven: Leica X2 in the Service of Cultural Understanding

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Knut Skjærven is a Norwegian photographer, writer and researcher living in Copenhagen, Denmark. He specializes in visual communication and does street photography as a hobby. He holds a B.A. from University of Bergen, and a M.A. from University of Copenhagen. Knut runs an annual workshop on street photography, New Street Agenda, in Berlin and is [...]

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Edas Wong: Revealing The Extraordinary In The Ordinary with the Leica X1

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A self-taught amateur street photographer with a great eye for capturing ironic and thought-provoking juxtapositions, Edas Wong was born in Hong Kong in 1968, studied telecommunications at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, and in 2005 moved to Stockholm, Sweden with his wife Elaine Ho to work as an engineer in the [...]

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Raphael Alves: Imprecise Boundaries with the Leica X1

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Raphael Alves was born in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil in 1982. He studied social communication at the Federal University of Amazonas (UFAM), photography in Londrina State University (UEL) and visual arts at the National Service of Commercial Education (Senac). He recently graduated with a Master of Arts in photojournalism and documentary photography at the London College [...]

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Dirk Schumacher: The Future Of Remembrance, An Inspired Documentary On Hospice, Part 1

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Born in Bielefeld (West Germany), Dirk Schumacher has been employed since 1992 as a technical officer with the MOD for British Forces in Germany. He resides in Rheda-Wiedenbrück, in the country of North Rhine-Westphalia, with his family. Dirk Schumacher took all the pictures in this heartfelt portfolio for a project entitled “The Future of Remembrance”, [...]

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Nicholas Pinto: A Sense of Amazement

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The son of Italian immigrants, Nicholas Pinto grew up on the southwest side of Chicago and had a traditional upbringing. He spent a few years serving in the United States Army and subsequently studied Fine Art Photography at Columbia College. Since graduating Pinto has worked as a freelance photographer and designer. Since that time, he [...]

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Clarke Mackinnon: Pressing Pause on Edinburgh

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Clarke Mackinnon is a young, burgeoning photographer living in Edinburgh, Scotland where his main hobby is street photography. Using a Leica X1, he aims to capture Edinburgh’s atmosphere and history. Having learned about aperture and shutter speed from his father, Clarke now uses his knowledge to capture exacting images in black-and-white. In this interview Clarke [...]

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Emilie Rosson: An Emerging Photographer on a Mission of Joyful Self-Discovery

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A twenty-something English Lit grad located in “Neverwhere, or occasionally London,” Emilie Rosson puckishly describes herself as a “photographer, writer, and incurable cynic, currently of the red-headed variety.” She continues in the jugular vein of British deadpan humor to list her primary interests as “reading, cultural criticism, videography, writing children’s stories, solving crimes with long-time [...]

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Boulbar: Motor Hotel

Motor Hotel © Boulbar

In September 2010, Boulbar, French singer-songwriter and photographer, set off for a journey across the U.S. Departing in New York and ending his trip in San Francisco, Boulbar set off alone without a plan just his recording equipment, a rented Ford, two Leica cameras (an X1 and a V-Lux 20), one road map and a [...]

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