Archive for the ‘Leica Videos’ Category

Inside the 2014 Oskar Barnack Award Jury

Leica Oskar Barnack 2014

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

© Mary Ellen Mark

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

El Sistema Music Program in Venezuela

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

© Yvan Rodic

“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

© Peter Turnley

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

© René Burri

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

© Alex Coghe

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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Yvonne Venegas: The Personal View of Things

© Yvonne Venegas

The award-winning photographer Yvonne Venegas, originally from Tijuana and now based in Mexico City, got her start at the age of 16 and took her first official photo class a year later. Her father, a social photographer in Tijuana, gave Yvonne her first camera. Yvonne is a graduate of the certification program at the International [...]

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Inside the 2013 Oskar Barnack Award Jury

Oskar Barnack Jury

It was a hard decision, but we have our Oskar Barnack Award and Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award winners! However, you have to wait until the announcement in June to learn who they are and see their images. In the meantime, we wanted to give you an insider’s glimpse into the deliberation process. Watch this video to [...]

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Bruce Gilden: Postcards from America, Magnum Miami

Sherry, © Bruce Gilden

The Postcards from America project brings Magnum photographers together to work collaboratively documenting issues and people across the United States. Most recently, the project focused on the United States’ presidential election with a temporary ‘bureau’ set up in Miami, FL. The purpose was to look at the election through the perspective of people who would [...]

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Tom A. Smith: Behind The Scenes With Leica Akademie

Walking Tour Participants Check Out Their Leica Cameras

Tom A. Smith, the Manager for the Leica Akademie in North America, recently guided participants on a PhotoWalk in New York City featuring the Leica M-System and the Leica X2. He was kind enough to give us a few moments of his time to tell us more about what Leica Akademie has in store for [...]

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Kai Müller: Combining The Spirit Of Photography And Music

© Kai Müller

Kai Müller is a Berlin based photographer and web designer with a big love for music, people and urban surroundings. He uses his talents to capture musicians and concert goers with energy and action. Q: Hi, Kai. Can you tell us when you first got into photography and when you decided to make it a [...]

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