Archive for the ‘Guest Blog Posts’ Category

Jenna Putnam: Art Beyond The Armory

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Jenna Putnam, a CREEM magazine contributing writer and photographer, let’s us in on some of the art happenings in New York outside of Armory Arts Week. The photos featured in this guest blog post were all taken using the Leica X Vario. While the art world elite and art plebeians alike clamored for a piece of [...]

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Katerina Simonova: Armory Arts Week

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Katerina Simonova, the Editor in Chief of CREEM magazine, shares her recap of Armory Arts Weeks. The photos featured in this guest blog post were all taken by Jenna Putnam using the Leica X Vario. Now that the dust has settled from the last lone crate that was moved out of the final fair and the art world [...]

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Andrew Reed Weller: Parallax Correction

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Andrew Reed Weller is a photographer originally from Cleveland, Ohio and now based in New York City. He is currently focused on printing from his backlog of images, loving people and cooking them tasty food, as well as taking care of an increasing number of plants. Andrew has traveled to 37 countries, with extended stays [...]

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Claudio Majorana: U.S.A. 1957 – First Sicilian Mission To United States

The Sicilian Delegation, © Claudio Majorana

My name is Claudio Majorana. I’m a photographer and a medical student. Five years ago, as a birthday present from my father, I received a box of negatives that had been stored in the attic of our family country house for about 50 years. In my family there has always been a strong passion for photography, [...]

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Aaron C. Greenman: Facing Reality in a Virtual World

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There is so much about the modern world, and our experiences within it, that is virtual. Cities teem with foreign neighborhoods, adapted shadows of their homes; movies and television transport us to other lands, without risk or consequence; the internet, where the lure of virtual travel, taste, sociability, gaming, porn, is limitless. And what have [...]

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Claire Yaffa, Thoughts of Photographers, Philosophers and Dreamers – Life’s Lessons, Chapter 24

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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 [...]

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Aaron C Greenman: Passing Time On India’s Rooftop

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Just 1,200 kilometers from the immense metropolis of the National Capital Region, and 400 kilometers from the picturesque yet often tensioned Srinagar, sits the capital of a place unlike any other: Ladakh. Heavily influenced by Tibetan culture and Buddhism, Ladakh borders Tibet to the east, Kashmir and Jammu to the west, Lahaul and Spiti to [...]

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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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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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