Archive for the ‘Leica & Magnum’ Category

Arrivals and Departures with Jacob Aue Sobol: Episode 5 – Beijing

© Jacob Aue Sobol

“I can’t live without you.” The train takes me through the Gobi-desert, Inner Mongolia and the mountains before reaching Beijing. The landscape changes and so does the weather. From Winter to Spring. From -20 in Siberia to +20 in Beijing. I’ve heard they are difficult to get close to – the Chinese. I find it [...]

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Arrivals and Departures with Jacob Aue Sobol: Episode 4 – The Mongolians

© Jacob Aue Sobol

The Mongolians I arrive in Ulaanbaatar after four days on the train. It’s a relief to get off and be amongst people again. The Mongolians. I feel it right away. These people are proud and strong, but they’re also caught in a strange connection between the present and the past. During my six-day stay in [...]

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Arrivals and Departures with Jacob Aue Sobol: Episode 3 – The Train

© Jacob Aue Sobol

The Train The first shock comes as I enter the train. It’s completely empty. The whole idea of the project is to meet people on the train and make intimate stories from their  compartments. But riding this ghost-train, I have to change the concept: The intimate work has to come from my encounters with people [...]

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Arrivals and Departures with Jacob Aue Sobol: Episode 2 – Moscow

Arrivals and Departures with Jacob Aue Sobol: Episode 2 - Moscow

Moscow, the first city In part two of our “Arrivals and Departures” series with Magnum Photographer Jacob Aue Sobol, the Trans Siberian Railway has stopped in Moscow. Jacob brings us along his journey as he shoots the streets of Russia’s capital not sure of what will happen but equipped with a Leica M Monochrom. -Leica Internet Team [...]

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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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Constantine Manos: Personal Documentary

© Constantine Manos

Constantine Manos was born in 1934 in South Carolina to Greek immigrant parents. He went on to attend the University of South Carolina, from which he graduated in 1955. Joining Magnum Photos in 1963, he then became a full Member in 1965. This video, produced in partnership with Magnum, is a personal documentary of Manos’ [...]

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Leica & Magnum: Photographs from the Streets of Chicago by Alex Webb

Alex Webb Chicago

This photo essay, part of our collaboration with Magnum Photos, documents Alex Webb’s exploration of Chicago and the Loop. Inspired in part by one of his early influences, Ray Metzker’s “My Camera and I in the Loop,” he explores the streets of the US’s “Second City.” Though unlike the street photographers of the so-called Chicago [...]

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Leica & Magnum: The Spirit Lives Here by Bruce Gilden

The Spirit Lives Here

In our latest photo essay made in collaboration with Magnum Photos, we follow Bruce Gilden to Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Bruce Gilden first traveled to Haiti in 1984 and made 19 trips over the course of 10 years, culminating in his book titled, quite simply, “Haiti”. In February and March 2010, he went back to Port-au-Prince to [...]

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Leica & Magnum: New York, Ten Years Later by Chris Anderson

New York: Ten Years Later

In collaboration with Magnum Photos and The New Yorker, we present “Leica & Magnum: New York, Ten Years Later by Chris Anderson” a look at New York City ten years after the tragic events of September 11, 2001. The photos featured in this video were taken by Magnum Photographer Christopher Anderson. Christopher shares his thoughts [...]

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Leica & Magnum: Awakening by Dominic Nahr

Awakening by Dominic Nahr

In our latest photo essay created in partnership with Magnum Photos, we follow Dominic Nahr into the 20km zone surrounding the nuclear power plant at Fukushima, Japan. Nahr documents the damage that resulted from the plant’s breakdown.

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A Decisive Moment in Paris: Leica Camera & Magnum Photos

Leica Magnum Event © Anaïd de Dieuleveult

On Tuesday, June 21, Leica Camera and Magnum Photos gathered distinguished guests at the Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild in Paris. The event began with a panel discussion entitled “Crises and catastrophes in pictures. What justifiable role can photojournalism play in an age of camera phones, Twitter and Facebook?” Moderated by Samuel Kirszenbaum. The panel included [...]

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Leica & Magnum — Portrait of Alex Majoli

Alex Majoli

“I think my interest gets sparked when I recognize a memory. That is when I take a picture.” -Alex Majoli This photo essay, the second installment in our collaboration with Magnum Photos, examines the photographs of Alex Majoli taken over the course of his 25 year career. Having joined Magnum Photos in 1996, Majoli became [...]

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Leica & Magnum: Past Present Future

Leica & Magnum: Past Present Future

Past For over 60 years, Magnum photographers have traveled around the world with their own agendas carrying their camera of choice, which was more often than not a Leica. These photographers produced iconic images of major world events including wars and revolutions, as well as everyday scenes of the world at work and at play. [...]

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