Archive for the ‘Leica Videos’ Category

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

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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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A Conversation with Danny Wilcox Frazier on Facing Change: Documenting America

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“This goes way beyond just me and my work and rural America” Danny Wilcox Frazier This video showcases Danny Wilcox Frazier’s work documenting rural issues across the United States for the Facing Change: Documenting America (FCDA) project. FCDA is a non-profit collective of prominent photographers and writers who have come together to explore the United [...]

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A Conversation With Carlos Javier Ortiz on Facing Change: Documenting America

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“I really wanted to show their humanity, who they are. We’re all part of earth, we’re all part of this global society.” Carlos Javier Ortiz This video showcases Carlos Javier Ortiz’s work documenting migrant workers in Illinois and the violence that is prevalent on the streets of Chicago for the Facing Change: Documenting America (FCDA) [...]

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Rankin: Shooting S-Magazine with the new Leica S

Rankin and The Leica S

John Rankin Waddell is better known by his working name – Rankin. He is a London based photographer who takes gripping portraits, publishes books and directs films. The third issue of S-Magazine features all photographs taken by Rankin with the new Leica S. Rankin chose the theme of hair for the issue and let hairdressers [...]

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Paul Smith: Classic Creation With A Twist The Leica X2 Edition Paul Smith

Paul Smiths and the Leica X2 Special Edition

Paul Smith is a British-born international designer and entrepreneur. His clothing designs are sold in over 70 countries worldwide, and he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2001. In this video, Smith talks about his new contribution to the Leica Camera line and his history with photography. Smith has had a close relationship with [...]

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Leica. My Life – André Georgi On His D-Lux 6

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The latest video in the “Leica. My Life” features André Georgi, a 35 year old from Munich, Germany. Andre works for Audi as a member of the product design team. Photography has been a part of his life for a long time and intertwines with his work as a designer. Light and the speed of the [...]

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H.W. Briese on the Leica Elpro-S 180

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“What’s most important is the performance of the lens. As long as it comes up with the goods that’s all that matters to me.” H.W. Briese, from Hamburg, is a photographer and founder of Briese Lichttechnik. He explains that the Leica Elpro-S with it’s large field of view enables him to stand back from his [...]

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David Maurer: Advertising Photographer on the Leica Super-Elmar-S 24 mm f/3.5 ASPH

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“The lens is the new 24mm lens, it’s extremely wide-angled for this type of format and resolution, and that’s really nice, very unusual.” David Maurer is an advertising photographer who specializes in people, landscapes and automobiles. He sometimes works in extreme, cramped conditions that force him to be precise in order to get the contrasts [...]

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Leica. My Life – Laura Kaufmann on her V-Lux 4

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Our next installment of the “Leica. My Life” series features Laura Kaufmann who studies law and economics while living in Salzburg, Austria. Laura has a passion for classic cars and enjoys both driving and photographing them. She looks for a camera with a good zoom so she can draw her subject close to her. Her [...]

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Bernd Ebsen: Still Life Photographer on the Leica TS-APO-Elmar-S 120 mm f/5.6 ASPH

Leica TS-APO-Elmar-S 120 mm f/5.6 ASPH

“Leica has always been with me, even back when I worked as an assistant, that’s quality.” Bernd Ebsen’s main focus is still life photography done from his studio in Central Hamburg since 1993. In this video, Ebsen describes why tilt-shift lenses are important to what he does. The Leica TS-APO-Elmar-S 120 mm f/5.6 ASPH lens [...]

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Jonas Bendiksen and The Leica S

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Jonas Bendiksen, a Norwegian born in 1977, began his career at the age of nineteen as an intern in Magnum’s London office before leaving for Russia to pursue his passion for photojournalism. Over the years much of his work has focused on isolated communities living on the fringes of society. He has received worldwide recognition [...]

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John Dooley: Demonstrating The Leica M

M tutorial 2

John Dooley from the Leica Akademie Mayfair demonstrates the recently introduced The Leica M. Dooley takes to the streets of London to show off the new features of the camera. He highlights everything you need to know about the camera including the use of live view, focus peaking, movies and accessories in this tutorial. A [...]

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The Leica M and Jean Gaumy, Magnum Photographer

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“Because it’s a type of photography with The Leica M which is very different from the reflex viewfinder. And which lets you create photos very differently and intelligently.” Jean Gaumy is an award-winning French photographer and filmmaker. He joined Magnum Photos in 1977 after first being noticed by Marc Riboud and Bruno Barbey at a photography [...]

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Nick Ut: The Amazing Saga And The Image That Helped End The Vietnam War

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Barely out if his teens, Nick Ut was thrust into the role of combat photographer after the untimely death of his talented brother, a noted actor and AP photojournalist. Here in his own unadorned and eloquent prose is the truly incredible story of how this young Vietnamese photojournalist fortuitously missed getting shot down in a [...]

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