Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Grace Law: Capturing The Artistry of Light In Its Purest Form

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Grace Law is a very serious enthusiast photographer based in Hong Kong. Her debut solo photo exhibition “MONOTONE” was held at the Hong Kong International Airport in late 2013, sponsored by Schmidt Marketing (H.K.) Ltd. Twenty monochrome images were selected from her first photo book “MONOTONE” for exhibition. Her timeless images of the Northern Lights [...]

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Andy Richter: Allowing the Unexpected to Emerge

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Andy Richter, born in 1977, is a photographer based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, working in documentary, nonprofit and commercial photography. Andy graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Minnesota with degrees in Spanish and Psychology. His clients include UNICEF, USAID, The Travel Channel, Time, Smithsonian, National Geographic Traveler, Discover and Outside, among others. He is [...]

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Edas Wong: Revealing The Extraordinary In The Ordinary with the Leica X1

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A self-taught amateur street photographer with a great eye for capturing ironic and thought-provoking juxtapositions, Edas Wong was born in Hong Kong in 1968, studied telecommunications at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, and in 2005 moved to Stockholm, Sweden with his wife Elaine Ho to work as an engineer in the [...]

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Marco Casino: Documenting Staff riding in Katlehong, South Africa

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In this interview, Marco Casino, a finalist in the Leica Talent Italy contest 2012 and close partner of Leica Italia, retraces the steps of “staff riding”, his latest work done in South Africa. It has just been awarded the first prize in the Short Feature category by the jury of the World Press Photo Multimedia Contest. [...]

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Michael Hemy: Balancing Fantasy and Reality in Contemporary Fashion Imagery

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Michael Hemy is a London-based photographer who grew up in Hampshire, England and later lived in South Africa as a teenager. Michael Hemy subsequently spent six years in Paris, from 2005 to 2011. It was during this period he developed a long-term collaboration with his first client, Louis Vuitton, and has since gone on to [...]

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Meet The Leica Meet: Ed S. Goldberg, Shooting New York City at Night

© Ed S. Goldberg

This interview is part of a series in which Olaf Willoughby talks with Leica Meet members about their photographic projects, their stories, goals and learnings along the way. Here, Olaf meets Ed S. Goldberg, an internist and gastroenterologist with a fascination for New York City at night, which he shoots without a tripod. Q: To [...]

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Scott Morvay: Exploring the Synergy Between the Creative and Technical

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Scott Morvay is originally from New Jersey and now lives in Florida. He graduated from Temple University where he studied broadcasting. After college, he started his own production company and has worked with TV networks, corporate clients and voice talent all around the world. He now works as an international fashion photographer and spends his [...]

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Arto Saari: LET US ROAM

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“LET US ROAM” is an ongoing short film series that shows stories about photographers, artists, filmmakers and musicians inside of the skateboarding culture. Ray Barbee, Arto Saari, Greg Hunt and Atiba Jefferson are all featured with their own film. We previously spoke to Ray about his role in the project. Here we speak with Arto [...]

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Dwayne Lutchna: Sharing the Intimacy of Photography

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Dwayne Lutchna was born in Queens, New York in 1980 and now resides in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. He graduated with honors from The School of Visual Arts. Dwayne  is currently a Senior Designer at Comedy Central, where he conceptualizes and designs the key art for print and digital ad campaigns. In the below interview, he opens [...]

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Rodrigue Zahr: Sensibility and Spontaneity with the Leica X Vario

© Rodrigue Zahr

Rodrigue Zahr was born in Kobayat, Lebanon on May 16, 1970 and lived part of his life in Venezuela. He came back to Lebanon in 2000 where he has lived ever since. He has performed freelance work as a documentary maker and editor to clients such as Monocle magazine, Bank Audi and Louis Vuitton ME. He [...]

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David Turnley: Mandela, Struggle and Triumph, Part 2

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David Turnley is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and filmmaker who has captured some of the world’s most unforgettable events. Below is the second part of our conversation with him on his long-term project documenting Nelson Mandela and South Africa. Click here to read part one. Q: The South African experience is certainly not identical to [...]

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Meet The Leica Meet: Olaf Willoughby, Stephen Cosh and Gavin Mills

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Gavin Mills (GM), Olaf Willoughby (OW) and Stephen Cosh (SC), three Leica M-System shooters, founded The Leica Meet in August 2013. Today, there are nearly 2,000 members across 50+ countries. Meet the Leica Meet, a new blog interview series, will feature members’ work. Olaf will be talking with group members about their favorite bodies of [...]

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Sara Jane Boyers: Photography from the Driver’s Seat

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Sara Jane Boyers is a California fine art photographer who, after successful careers in the music and publishing industries, has returned to a serious focus on her photography since 2000 when she focused on capturing the Chinatowns of the United States and Canada. She is also a writer and editor with several books and poetry published like [...]

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Dominic Nahr and Tomás Munita: A Photographic Perspective on Fukushima

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Following an earthquake in March 2011, disaster struck the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power in Japan plant forcing people to leave their homes when the area was declared an exclusion zone. Photographers Dominic Nahr (DN) and Tomás Munita (TM) traveled to the area for a reportage on the current situation there. Below is a sample of [...]

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Peter Dammann: Boxing As A Metaphor For Life

© Peter Demmann

Peter Dammann is a passionate photojournalist who has traveled the world to create unflinchingly honest documents of the lives of people living under challenging circumstances. His socially committed reportage resulting from his frequent cooperation with relief agencies and other NGOs has earned him an international reputation. After completing his photographic essays on the living conditions [...]

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