Archive for the ‘Guest Blog Posts’ Category

Daniel Zvereff: Kulusuk, Greenland

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Daniel Zvereff is a freelance designer, illustrator and photographer. He travels to the far corners of the world documenting his journeys through images and journals. I arrived in Greenland without any cash and discovered there are no banks or ATMs. Considering it is one of the most hostile environments on the planet, and there is [...]

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Katerina Simonova: Art Basel Miami Beach; Photos by Morgan Miller

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Katerina Simonova, the Editor in Chief of CREEM magazine, shares her experience at Art Basel Miami Beach. The photos featured in this guest blog post were all taken by Morgan Miller using the Leica X Vario and the Leica C cameras. The question I was asked most often while at Art Basel Miami is why [...]

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Rolling Through the Shadows: Ben Gore

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Mark Whiteley, skateboarder and Leica photographer, provides us with the next installment of his interview series “Rolling Through the Shadows.” This series takes a closer look at the seemingly unlikely collision of skateboarding and M photography from the perspective of the skaters and photographers themselves. Name: Ben Gore Age: 25 Hometown: Originally Pompano Beach, Florida [...]

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Aaron C Greenman: Moscow Anonymous

© Aaron C. Greenman

To the photographer on the street, nothing is as sacred as anonymity. Like nightfall and its cover of darkness, anonymity protects from unwanted attention or prying eyes, allowing the photographer to move through the midst of the city, watching and blinking with his camera while few take notice. Such cover becomes particularly important in Moscow, [...]

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Aaron C. Greenman: Spain: Moments Behind the Headlines

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To the average citizen reading about Spain in the newspapers these days, the headlines are painfully repetitive, highlighting the country’s troubles exacerbated by an ill-conceived – or perhaps simply half-baked – Eurozone. The topics of conversation, which often undermine more serious and nuanced efforts to explain the country’s issues, are typical, and made for entertainment [...]

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Will Wilkinson: Goodwood Revival, Part 3

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Photographers Bob Callway and Stewart Atkins were also on hand capturing all the action at Goodwood Revival. Click here to see the festival through their lenses. The great thing about English summers are the large amounts of festivals and events around the country. It must be an English tradition that as soon as the sun [...]

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Stewart Atkins: Goodwood Revival, Part 2 – Surprise and Delight!

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Stewart Atkins joined Bob Callway at Goodwood Revival and shares his thoughts on the event below. Read Goodwill Revival, Part 1 by Bob Callway here. There is something quintessentially British about Lord March’s annual ’40s, ’50s and ’60s period bash at his wonderful Goodwood country estate. Not only does it bring together a glorious collection [...]

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Claire Yaffa: Thoughts of Photographers for Philosophers, Poets and Dreamers, Chapter 21

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Claire Yaffa took her first photograph 45 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 exhibited at [...]

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Daniel Zvereff: Eli of Stanhope Street

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Daniel Zvereff is a freelance designer, illustrator and photographer. He travels to the far corners of the world documenting his journeys through images and journals. I didn’t start with any intention to photograph Eli. We would just exchange simple acknowledgments when I passed him by on the steps of my building. He never asked for anything, [...]

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Thomas Bönig: S.A.R.S.

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Satriani’s arm. Recently severed. “Perspektiva” is the name of a song from the Serbian band S.A.R.S. We’ve been hearing it on all radio stations during our tour through the Balkans. “Our reality is black-and-white. Our future is grey,” it says. And further, “Our perspective is cheap cigarettes and beer from the supermarket.” The name S.A.R.S. [...]

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Bob Callway: Goodwood Revival, Part 1

The start of Freddie March Trophy, 2013, © Bob Callway

This is a guest post by Bob Callway, who has his own production company, Nilsfilm, which produces corporate promos and documentaries. Most, recently, he has been producing/directing for Aurora Media Worldwide. A few weeks ago, I was commissioned to deliver two films on the Goodwood Revival. Set on the edge of the South Downs in England, the [...]

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Marc Erwin Babej: Chernogirls

Chernogirls Cover Image, © Marc Babej

Wall of Heroes A wall of images of a factory’s exemplary employees is a common feature in Belarus and Ukraine, carried over from Soviet times.   Sergey Sergey is a worker at MAZ – Minsk Automobile Plant. We found him whiling away the time until the beginning of his shift, listening to music on his [...]

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Aaron C. Greenman: Lost in the Golden Horn

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To the freshly arrived, Istanbul’s geography can be confusing – and, that being said, a most wonderful place to simply get lost. For those coming from the Far East, there seems to be few obvious aesthetic similarities; for those arriving from Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, or India, each can pick out elements that [...]

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Alex Coghe: The Nasty Project

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Photography for me is a reaction to what I have before my eyes. When I look at my work I see memory fragments, parts of my dreams and nightmares and even traces of my mood when I made the picture, but also statements of my visual path. I am a commercial photographer. This implies a [...]

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Daniel Zvereff: Portraits from Nepal

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Daniel Zvereff is a freelance designer, illustrator and photographer. He travels to the far corners of the world documenting his journeys through images and journals. On my way home to New York from India, I made an unplanned stop in Nepal. While known for its incredible mountains, Nepal also has tropical lowlands — it is a fascinating [...]

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