Archive for the ‘Leica Videos’ Category

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

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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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Yvonne Venegas: The Personal View of Things

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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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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

© Carlos Javier Ortiz

“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

© André Georgi

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

© H. W. Briese

“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

© David Maurer

“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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