Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Andy Summers: Del Mondo at the Leica Gallery São Paulo

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Andy Summers has been a photographer since the early 1980s when he was the guitarist with The Police. He has published three books of photography: “Throb” with William Morrow & Company in 1983, “I’ll Be Watching You” with Taschen in 2007, and “Desirer Walks the Streets” with Nazraeli Press in 2009. He also collaborated with Ralph Gibson [...]

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William Todman: Situational Candids

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William “Tripp” Todman was born and raised in Los Angeles. He studied fine art at UCLA and his work has been shown at various galleries and museum curated exhibits, and is held in private collections. He currently resides in Downtown LA and shoots internationally. Here is the story of how he used his Leica to [...]

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Lisa Kutzelnig: The Magic Behind the Scenes

© Lisa Kutzenig

Theatre, opera and concerts on a very large stage – the Salzburg Festival is one of the highlights of the summer festival season. However, before the curtain is raised for the first time in the Austrian town, many busy hands have been at work. The young Salzburg photographer, Lisa Kutzelnig, spent three weeks visiting the [...]

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Mary McCartney: Glorious Goodwood

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The photographic work of Mary McCartney, who was born in London in 1969, has focused on discovering those rare moments of unguarded, emotionally-charged intimacy that offers us a new insight to the subject. Below, she reflects on shooting last year’s Qatar Goodwood Festival, affectionately known as Glorious Goodwood. This year’s event takes place July 28 [...]

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Miguel Ruiz Jimenez: Looking for More Than Memories

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Miguel Ruiz Jimenez was born in Granada in 1980. He focuses exclusively on analog photography and processes all of his own work in the darkroom. Below, Alex Coghe interviews him about his process. Q: Miguel, how did you begin your story with photography? A: Everything was by chance. One morning in 2007, my brother was browsing [...]

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#LeicaFotopark: Max Malatesta is Here, Where are You?

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Leica Camera is celebrating the grand opening of Leica Fotopark, the online platform where you can discover, exchange, organize and create! This series examines the photographers who are the first members of the Leica Fotopark community. Here they share their thoughts and impressions. Max Malatesta was born on May 22, 1970 in Rome, Italy. He [...]

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Jesse Marlow: Savoring The Streets Of Melbourne

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Based in Melbourne, Australia, Jesse Marlow is an accomplished street and commercial photographer whose works are held in public and private collections in Australia and around the world. Images from his two books have been and he published worldwide and he has received numerous awards and honors, including being named the International Street Photographer of [...]

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Alberto Venzago: The Magic Behind the Scenes

© Alberto Venzago

Who among the audience gives any thought to how long it takes to embroider beads all over a costume? Who thinks about how much work is involved in finding the perfect color for a material? All this effort has only one aim in mind: to create a unique and unforgettable theatre, opera or concert experience. [...]

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Meet the Leica Meet: Laurent Scheinfeld, I Want to See the Tower

© Laurent Scheinfeld

This interview is part of a series in which Olaf Willoughby talks with Leica Meet members about their photographic projects, their stories, goals and learnings along the way.  Some of the most rewarding aspects of The Leica Meet are the new friendships and the remarkable talent we encounter. One such person is Laurent Scheinfeld, a [...]

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Naskademini: A Passion for Portraits and a Fine Eye for Fashion

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Naskademini is a Montreal-based artist who began his career in the fields of design, graphics and fine art. In recent years the camera has become his primary tool for self-expression and for showcasing his unique and incisive view of the world. He has created photos and visuals for various publications, brands and companies both on [...]

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Henthorne: Between Worlds

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Henthorne is an international award-winning artist who works in the medium of high contrast black-and-white photography. He currently resides in Florida but spends many months abroad in his global travels capturing the intersection of ocean and earth. ”Between Worlds” is his latest series of images being released and is a visual journey where earth, sea and sky [...]

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Francesco Anselmi: Brown Coal Mining in Greece

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The Italian photographer Francesco Anselmi’s long-term project deals with the consequences of the financial crisis in Greece. A large portion of the country’s electricity industry is concentrated in the Kozani region in Macedonia. The images, which Anselmi captured with an M Monochrom and 28 mm Summicron lens, throw a spotlight on the general situation in [...]

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Paul Ripke. One Night In Rio

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On July 13, 2014, the Hamburg-based photographer Paul Ripke was in the thick of things at the Football World Cup final at the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Exactly one year later, the One Night In Rio exhibition opens at various venues: in Hamburg (Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe), Munich (Deutsches Museum), Cologne (Deutsches [...]

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Kai Löffelbein: Toys to the World

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Seventy percent of toys sold worldwide are made in China, where they are manufactured cheaper than anywhere else in the world. The price is paid by the factory workers, who have to work till near exhaustion. The photographer Kai Löffelbein travelled to Shantou, the self-proclaimed toy capital of the world. To get access to the [...]

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Mahmoud Mfinanga: Meticulous Minimalism

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Born in Detroit, Michigan, Mahmoud Mfinanga is a 17-year-old graduate of Cass Technical High School. He has embraced photography as his primary means of creative expression. His firm belief in honoring and expressing his creativity has resulted in a series of insightful and compelling automotive images that have been featured by companies such as Jaguar [...]

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