Archive for the ‘Alex Coghe’ Category

One Shot with Simon Tay

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One Shot is a new feature where Alex Coghe interviews photographers on one image to gain their insights on it and their photography. Here, Simon Tay shares the story behind an image taken in Singapore with his Leica M6. Q: Why did you choose this picture to share for this interview? A: I like the [...]

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John Thawley: Birthplace to the Blues

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Photographer John Thawley is best known for his automobile racing and sports photography and is the official photographer for the Trans Am Series. In addition to being a full-time photographer, John Thawley owns Creative Communications Group, a company specializing in graphic design for print and electronic online applications. Thawley’s racing images have been featured in print [...]

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Daniel Maissan: Photographing with a Focus on Social Causes

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Q: Let me say, I love your blog. Do you think nowadays a blog is useful for a professional photographer? Also, is your blog a part of the activity to present your vision and your work as a photographer? A: I think a blog is useful for any type of job. It’s a way to [...]

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Nicholas Dominic Talvola: Expressing Vision with Music and Photography

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Nicholas Dominic Talvola was born in 1982 in Arcata, a small town off the Northern Coast of California. In 2002, he traveled to Europe with a backpack, camera, soccer ball and a trumpet. He ended up in Spain where he has lived for the past 12 years. For six years, he has made a living [...]

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Bruno Gracia: A Story in a Single Moment

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Bruno Gracia, born in Spain, is a self-taught photographer who has been photographing for the past four years. He now lives in London where he tries to express the feelings he sees on the street. Here Alex Coghe talks with Bruno about how he discovered Leica, his life as a Spaniard in London and more. [...]

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Bryan Mollett: Waiting to Capture Moments of Significance

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Bryan Mollett is a 27-year-old freelance photographer from Vancouver, British Columbia where he specializes in street photography and photojournalism. He started his career in photography in 2007 and has had several exhibitions in British Columbia. He recently sat down with Alex Coghe to discuss his photography. Q: Bryan, tell us a little bit about yourself. [...]

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Gary Gumanow: The Streets as Theater

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Gary Gumanow first picked up a camera at the age of eight and has been shooting ever since. A native New Yorker from Brooklyn, Gary now resides in Houston, Texas. He shoots mainly with film and prints all of his own work in his darkroom. Gary spoke with Alex Coghe about his relationship with film [...]

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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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Morten Albek: Back to the Basics of Photography

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Morten Albek works as a cameraman on TV2/Fyn in Denmark in addition to his work as a photojournalist. Albek, a Danish citizen, was born in 1963 and is a member of the Danish Photographers’ Union and Union of Danish Journalists. His work has appeared in various international publications. Q: Hi Morten, can tell us how [...]

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Tomeu Coll: Searching for Answers at the Ends of the World

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Tomeu Coll was born in 1981 and splits his time between Mallorca, Spain and New York City. He became involved in photography at the age of 17 and received a master’s degree in photojournalism from the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona. His work has been published in various magazines and he currently works as a freelance photographer. Q: [...]

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Gabriele Lopez: Staying True to the Basics of Photography

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Garbriele Lopez is a photographer based out of Milan, Italy. He has been photographing for twenty years and has a wide variety of projects ranging from weddings to street photography. His passion for photography began at a very young age and he continues to pursue and develop his skills by teaching and attending workshops regularly. [...]

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Gokhan Cukurova: Tenacity And Planning Required

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Gokhan Cukurova, born and raised in Turkey, came to the United States at 23 where he discovered photography. In 2000, he started his succesful career in wedding photography and now shoots street photography as well.  He is founder & director of Chicago Photographic Society and an instructor for many workshops. Q: Gokhan, let me start [...]

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Richard Bram: Finding The Significant Gesture

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Richard Bram was born in Philadelphia, PA and attended Arizona State University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. He started off with a career in business, but gave that up to pursue photography full-time as a profession. His works have been seen in exhibitions around the world and numerous publications. He [...]

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David Carol: Photographing the Absurdity of Life

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David Carol was born in New York City. He attended the School of Visual Arts and The New School for Social Research where he studied under Lisette Model. He has been traveling and taking pictures for himself and others for over twenty-five years. The interview was conducted by Leica Blog contributor Alex Coghe. Q: David Carol, how [...]

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Alfonso De Castro: Professor, Photographer and Daguerreotypist

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Alfonso De Castro describes himself as a “photographer and daguerreotypist specialized in portrait, nude and documentary photography.” He has Bachelor of Arts in Physics and a Ph.D. in Fine Arts and has been for many years a Professor of Photography at the University of Barcelona in the Department of Fine Arts. Leica Blog contributor Alex [...]

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