Archive for the ‘Photographers’ 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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Bruno Gracia: Exploring the Human Element in Morocco

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Bruno Gracia was born and raised in Ronda, Spain where he remembers taking his grandfather’s and father’s cameras to go out and capture his town. He studied law and history before moving to London to explore photography. Now, he spends his time between Ronda and London where he is trying become a professional photographer. Below, [...]

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Jens Juul: Examining Everyday Life Inside Hair Salons

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Jens Juul grew up in a suburb of Copenhagen living with his sister and mother. He was trained as a painter at Billedskolen in Copenhagen and New York Arts Students League. He transitioned from painting to pursue formal photographic training at Copenhagen’s Technical College where he graduated from in 2012 and acquired a range of [...]

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Andrés LaBrada: Revealing The Real Miami One Moment At A Time, Part 2

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Andrés LaBrada, born in Brooklyn New York, currently lives in Miami where he captures its people and landscapes. In part one of our interview, Andrés described using the Leica X Vario for his “The Miamians” portfolio. Here, he delves deeper into the images and his photographic approach. Below is the story of how Andrés used a Leica X [...]

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Andrés LaBrada: Revealing The Real Miami One Moment At A Time, Part 1

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Born in Brooklyn New York, Andrés LaBrada was always surrounded by motion picture cameras and film cameras since early childhood. He went on to pursue a course of study at the University of Miami’s Motion Picture program. While enrolled in the program he studied film making abroad in the United Kingdom and Ireland at various motion picture locations. LaBrada subsequently directed [...]

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Marc Schuhmann: The Leica T Goes Professional

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Whenever he has a choice, Berlin photographer Schuhmann avoids using big, professional equipment, and has been photographing with an analogue rangefinder camera for years. At the same time, he is always ready to try out something new – especially when it involves a fashion shoot in an idyllic, Baltic Sea location. It was there that Schuhmann [...]

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Christopher Michel: The Best Stories Come From Inside

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Christopher Michel is a self-taught American photographer who has pursued a number of successful careers but his abiding passion is photography. His work includes photographs from extreme locations like the South Pole, Everest, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Papua New Guinea, and at the edge of space (aboard a U-2 Spy Plane). He has also published a number [...]

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Meet the Leica Meet: Eileen McCarney Muldoon, Women of the World

© Eileen McCarney Muldoon

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. This month’s interview is with Eileen McCarney Muldoon, whose project started as a subconscious journey and emerged slowly into a powerful portrayal of ‘Women of the World.’ [...]

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Guillermo Cervera: Focus on Ukraine

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Guillermo Cervera Calonje (born in Madrid, Spain, 1968) is a freelance photojournalist represented by Aurora Photos, documenting armed conflict and social issues for the international press such as the Bosnian War in 1993, the rebel camps in Chad, the Tamil Tigers separatist militant group during the Sri Lanka Civil War in 2008, the gang wars [...]

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Nigel Atherton: A Tribute to Leica

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Nigel Atherton is the Editor at Amateur Photographer, the world’s oldest consumer weekly photographic magazine, first published in October 1884. Recently, Nigel put together a tribute to Leica Camera issue of the magazine to help celebrate 100 years of Leica Camera. Below, Nigel provides insight on the special Leica centenary edition. Q: Your July 19th [...]

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Aaron C. Greenman: Fotopoesía

© Aaron C. Greenman

Spain’s back roads deliver a historical lesson of layered Christianity and Islam: fincas, plazas de toros, pastors, queseros, viñeros, oleicultors; and perhaps more than anything, a story guided by access to light, arable land, and fresh water. The landscape and its people – particularly to this photographer with his reference to the new world – mirror [...]

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36 Pictures on the Roll with Paal Audestad

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He only had one chance. This is how it went when Norwegian photographer Paal Audestad was reunited with his old Leica camera. He gave himself a task. Audestad had just been reunited with his old Leica M4 from 1967 after a long time apart. The task was to fill a roll of film with 36 [...]

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Michael Agel: Metallica with the Leica M-System

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Founded in 1981 in Los Angeles, Metallica is one of the world’s most successful rock bands. Michael Agel has toured with the band Metallica across Europe and the United States for over ten years. Given the opportunity to move freely, Michael is always at the center of the action and taking images just as the [...]

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Marco del Pra’: Documenting a Village Before it Dissapears

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A compassionate photographer creates a compelling scroll-documentary that captures the humanity of a small town and exposes the hypocrisy of Germany’s vaunted energy transformation. Marco del Pra’ was born in Italy in 1979. He studied photography in Milan and visual communication at the Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany. Based in Berlin since 2005 he is [...]

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Jay Tyrrell: Atomic Mirrors, A Conceptual Art Exploration of Aloneness

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A fine art photographer who has also produced award-winning photojournalistic coverage of war, protest and conflict, Jay Tyrrell is a retired stock trader who has pursued his passion for photography intensively over the last two decades. In his latest project, Atomic Mirrors, he explores the universal and cosmic sense of aloneness in the universe in [...]

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