Archive for the ‘Leica Videos’ Category

Flash by Lenny Kravitz

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In “Flash,” Lenny Kravitz captures the essence of what it’s like to be a rock star who’s constantly in the public eye. The result is an intense exploration of the photographer and his subject. This thrilling collection documents Kravitz’s world tours, offering a rare record of the nomadic musical life. After premiering at Leica Gallery Los Angeles, [...]

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HB Nam: A Look Into Documenting Street Fashion Photography

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HB Nam, known as Nam in the international fashion world, is one of the leading photographers in street fashion photography. He works with the likes of ELLE France, Grazia Italy, GQ Japan, Vogue Japan and We met with HB Nam for lunch at the end of 2014, just a few days before he left [...]

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Craig Semetko: How to Use a Leica M Camera


What makes the Leica M different from SLRs? Watch the above video to discover the capabilities of the Leica M with Craig Semetko, an American photographer based in Los Angeles. Craig’s work includes the books “UNPOSED,” which was released in 2010 and “INDIA UNPOSED” that came out in April 2014. In this video and below, [...]

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Leica Store Kyoto: Craftmanship Across Cultures

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Watch the Leica Store Kyoto come to life and discover the concept behind its design. Leica Store Kyoto is a flagship store located on Hanamikoji Street in the Gion district, which represents the rich history and culture of this ancient city. This is where Japan’s traditional beauty and elegance are on full display. The store [...]

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Martin Kollar: Oskar Barnack Award Winner 2014

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Martin Kollar was 2014′s Oskar Barnack Award Winner for “Field Trip,” a portfolio of images taken in Israel. In the above video, he describes the idea behind this work and how he tried to focus on the future instead of the past. The aim of the project was to portray the diversity of the country [...]

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Inside the 2014 Oskar Barnack Award Jury

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As usual, it was a tough decision for our jury members to make, but we have our Oskar Barnack Award and Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award winners! Although, we can’t reveal them just yet. You’ll have to wait until May to learn who they are and see their winning images. However, we can show you a [...]

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David Bell: Leica Store Burlington

Photographs by Robin Sinha

Leica Camera Ltd recently celebrated the opening of its second store in London. The Leica Store Burlington is located in Burlington Arcade, the iconic runway uniting Piccadilly and Bond Street. We sat down with David Bell, Managing Director at Leica Camera Ltd, to discuss this new retail location and get the inside scoop on what’s [...]

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Mary Ellen Mark: Nothing More Extraordinary than Reality

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Mary Ellen Mark is a renowned, award-winning photographer. Her work has spanned over 40 years with exhibits all over the world including “Leica: My First Camera” that premiered at the opening of Leica Store and Gallery Los Angeles in June 2013 and is now on display at Leica Store Washington DC. Currently, Mary Ellen Mark [...]

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El Sistema: The Miracle of Venezuela at the Salzburg Festival

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The above video delves into the exhibition “The Venezuelan wonder – El Sistema and the power of music” that premiered at the Salzburg Festival and ran through September 1, 2013. The youth orchestra also performed concerts during the course of the festival. El Sistema offers young Venezuelans an opportunity to enjoy a free musical education, [...]

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Rolf Sachs: Camera in Motion

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The multi-talented, London-based designer and artist Rolf Sachs just presented his conceptual long-term photographic journey “Camera in Motion – From Chur to Tirano” at the St. Moritz Art Masters in August 2013, which he captured using the Leica S-System. We sat down in his exhibition located in an old metal workshop and shot the above [...]

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Yvan Rodic: Capturing Moments in Paris

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“I think photography is one of the most organic and natural ways to share what you experience.” Yvan Rodic is a street photographer known as Face Hunter. He became famous for posting images from fashion and cultural events online in 2006. He helped give rise to street style blogging and is a go to source [...]

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Peter Turnley: French Kiss – A Love Letter to Paris

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Peter Turnley is a renowned photojournalist, who has, for more than four decades, created an enduring legacy of memorable images that reveal the depth and pathos of our common human experience and history. Turnley has photographed monumental moments of historic change and revolution including the Gulf War, Iraq, Kosovo, Bosnia, Chechnya, the fall of the [...]

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Leica Camera at Montreux Jazz Festival 2013

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Every July, Montreux, Switzerland, is turned into the musical capital of Europe. Founded by Claude Nobs, the Montreux Jazz Festival celebrates all genres of music including Blues, Soul, Rock, Reggae, Funk and Electronic Dance Music. 2013 marked the 47th year of the festival and Leica Camera’s Michael Agel was on hand as the official photographer [...]

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René Burri: Leica Hall of Fame Award Winner 2013

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On June 26, 2013, Dr. Andreas Kaufmann presented the Leica Hall of Fame Award 2013 to Swiss photographer René Burri in Zurich. In recognition for his work, Burri received a Leica M Monochrom. The body of the camera is engraved with the name of the award and the signature of the award winner. The prize [...]

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Alex Coghe: Every Moment Tells a Story

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Alex Coghe is an Italian photographer and photojournalist from Rome who has been living in Mexico City for the past three years. Mexico City has become quite important to Alex in his time there. “Mexico City gave me everything: a beautiful wife, my job, my pets, and also a completely different perspective of the world,” [...]

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