Archive for the ‘Photographers’ Category

Julia Baier: In Tune

© Julia Baier

When the German Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra Bremen was looking for a new orchestra photographer in 2000, Julia Baier was a student at the Bremen Art College. It was on the occasion of a concert on the beach in Bremerhaven, that she was invited to a try-out photo shoot. Her pictures convinced the orchestra, and since [...]

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David English: Quality of Light

Manhattan Buildings #1 © David English

We like to talk about the specs for cameras and lenses — this camera has a burst mode of 10 frames per second, and this lens has a maximum aperture of f/1.4 — it’s almost second nature for anyone interested in photography. But how do you talk about those aspects of photography that can’t be [...]

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Renato D’Agostin: Coast to Coast at Mile 3,260

© Renato D'Agostin

New York-based Italian photographer Renato D’Agostin left his Brooklyn studio on July 28 on his BMW R100 to travel across America on his “Coast to Coast” trip. Accompanied by his Leica M6, he will reach San Francisco after two months and approximately 5,000 miles of light on film. Renato was born in 1983 and started his [...]

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Claire Yaffa:  Leica Notebook, Thoughts of Photographers, Poets and Dreamers, Chapter 42

© Claire Yaffa

Claire Yaffa took her first photograph 49 years ago when her son was 18 months old and it was the beginning of her journey, first as a mother, then as a photographer. She has worked extensively for The New York Times and Associated Press. Her photographs have appeared in countless influential publications and have been [...]

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Max Montgomery: Storytelling with the Leica S

©  Max Montgomery

Max Montgomery is a British photographer who now lives in New York. He has shot for numerous magazines including Vogue Italia, Marie Claire, Town and Country, and Sunday Times. Some of his advertising clients include Jitrois, Cavalli, HK Intimates, Lot78, Edge o’ Beyond, and Rohmir. Max recently had the opportunity to test the new Leica S [...]

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Scott Tansey: Intimate Images of an Iconic Location

© Scott Tansey

Scott Tansey has been taking photos for over 40 years. In the mid-1980s he was submitting panoramic images to a stock agency and his photos have been published in a wide range of media including Consumer Reports and Audubon Magazine. In the mid-1990s he switched careers and attended law school. Although he still loves and [...]

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C/O Berlin: Eyes Wide Open! 100 Years of Leica Photography

© Jeff Mermelstein

To round off the first year in its new building – the former Amerika Haus – C/O Berlin is presenting the jubilee exhibition Eyes Wide Open! 100 Years of Leica Photography from August 22 to November 1, 2015. We spoke with the curator, Felix Hofmann, about the particularities of this, the third location, for the [...]

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Arthur Meyerson: An Intimate View of Where East Meets West

© Arthur Meyerson

An accomplished professional photographer for more than four decades, Arthur Meyerson is also a much sought after lecturer and educator at leading photographic workshops. Author of The Color of Light based on his personal photographs, he continues to lead inspirational photographic tours and give back to the field he loves by mentoring up-and-coming photographers. Here [...]

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James Joseph Sebastiano: Answering the Call of the Wild

Leopard Tree © James Joseph Sebastiano

A successful restaurateur and hotelier in Bali, he devotes his creative passion to capturing heartfelt images of wild animals and making a deep connection to the natural world. Born in Connecticut in 1984, James Joseph Sebastiano moved to Florida with his family when he was only a year old, and that’s where he attended school [...]

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Ryan Mah: The Intersection Between Data and Everyday Life

© Ryan Mah

Ryan is co-founder of Black Rhino Creative, an award winning film production firm dedicated to sharing authentic, intimate and engaging stories. A skilled photographer, graphic designer and passionate story teller, Ryan’s rich background in the creative field led him to film making. His talent for reaching the heart of a brand and translating these needs into [...]

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Jonas Wresch: Land in Sight?

© Jonas Wresch / Agentur Focus.

Jonas Wresch lived in South America for four years, spending most of the time in Bogotá, the capital of Colombia. The German photographer was struck by the country and its history, and it was there that he discovered the theme for his reportage: since last December indigenous folk of the Nasa tribe have been occupying [...]

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Jing Huang: An Urban Poet in Shenzhen

© Jing Huang

Jing Huang was born in 1987 in Guangzhou, a city in the south of China with around 11 million inhabitants. He studied photography at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts until 2010, and currently lives and works as a photographer in Shenzhen. The city, known mostly for its factories and for having the highest income [...]

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Helen K. Garber: Turning the Camera to the Santa Monica Bay

© Helen K. Garber

Helen K. Garber is known for her night urban landscapes taken in cities such as Los Angeles, New York, Venice, Rome, and Paris. Her work resides in many prestigious collections including LACMA, the George Eastman House, International Museum of Film and Photography in New York, the Brooklyn Museum, The Huntington Library, the archives of the [...]

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Renato D’Agostin: Coast to Coast at Mile #1,882

© Renato D'Agostin

New York-based Italian photographer Renato D’Agostin left his Brooklyn studio on July 28 on his BMW R100 to travel across America on his “Coast to Coast” trip. Accompanied by his Leica M6 he will reach San Francisco after two months and approximately 5,000 miles of light on film. Renato was born in 1983 and started [...]

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Haoming Wang: Newtown

© Haoming Wang

Newtown, a suburb of Sydney’s inner west is located approximately four kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district, straddling the local government areas of the City of Sydney and Marrickville Council in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Newtown has been a hub for live entertainment since the late 19th century. During the [...]

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