Archive for the ‘Photographers’ Category

Michael Barkin: Documenting the Nalukataq Whaling Festival

© Michael Barkin

Michael Barkin was born in Eugene, Oregon and currently lives in Seattle, Washington, where he studied geography and information management at the University of Washington. The modern media landscape and his interests have converged and diverged over time, thus he works on personal projects and occasional publications or exhibits. He is a self-taught photographer who [...]

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Ben Franke: Capturing Parkour Athletes with the Leica SL


Ben Franke is a New York-based German/American photographer, whose work focuses on movement across a range of athletic disciplines. Since 2008, Franke has been photographing parkour athletes, and began his ongoing series Parkour Motion in 2012. With this series, he aims to capture the energy and power of parkour athletes’ movements in a single still [...]

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6 images that will make you fall in love with Tanzania: As photographed by Jakob de Boer

Churning the Pulp, Tanzania 2015 © Jakob de Boer

The fact that Canadian photographer Jakob de Boer is a coffee lover comes as little surprise. His Origin project took him to a coffee plantation in Tanzania, which serves as a training centre and demonstration project for the Italian espresso machine manufacturer La Marzocco, as an example of sustainable coffee cultivation and local cooperation. Because [...]

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Caesar Lima: Stylized Fashion with the Leica S

© Caesar Lima

Caesar Lima is an award-winning fashion and beauty photographer/director with a passion for technology, street photography, ‘futebol’ and urban toys. Born in São Paulo, Brazil and with a Bachelor of Arts degree in advertising, Caesar Lima always had the passion and drive to go against the creative grain. Caesar welcomes and embraces technology as an endless tool [...]

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Mark Mann: Lighting, Celebrities and the Leica S-System

© Mark Mann

Mark Mann is a celebrity and sports photographer from Glasgow. He studied photography at at Manchester Polytechnic and assisted fashion photographers Nick Knight and Miles Aldridge. After three years, Mark relocated to New York City.  Three years later, Mark started shooting on his own, relocating to New York City. Mark’s editorial work has appeared in Esquire, Men’s Health, [...]

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Naskademini: Lost In Transit

© Naskademini

This is a street photography essay created while traveling and getting lost in the Tokyo subway system. The first time traveling through the Tokyo underground rail and subway system can be very overwhelming, especially if you don’t speak or read Japanese. The amount of people all in one place during rush hour can also throw [...]

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Rijasolo: On the Antananarivo Skateboarding Scene in Madagascar

© Rijasolo / AFP PHOTOS

Born in France in 1973, Rijasolo is a photographer and photojournalist. Since Miverina, a return to Madagascar, his photographic series in which he sought to confront both his imagination and his childhood memories with the country that his family history ties him to, Rijasolo has moved to ‘la Grand Île’, where he works on an [...]

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Daniel Zvereff: Zaatari Refugee Camp

© Daniel Zvereff

Daniel Zvereff resides in Brooklyn, NY, where he works as a freelance photographer and illustrator. Early in his life Daniel developed a strong passion for skateboarding and travel. In 2007, while traveling in Thailand, he began documenting his experiences abroad by writing a travel journal that included detailed ink drawings and 35 mm photographs. The [...]

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Stanley Greene: Front Man

© Stanley Greene

From punk concerts to tank trenches, the photographer Stanley Greene reveals his great versatility. Issue No. 2 of the M Magazine presented images he took in San Francisco in the early eighties; with his camera on hand, he threw himself into the excesses of the party scene, getting carried away by sex, drugs and rock [...]

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Jan Harald Tomassen: 60 Faces

© Jan Harald Tomassen

In the northern parts of Norway at latitude 70° 39′ 42″ N you find Hammerfest, a town with 10,000 inhabitants. What do people from more than 60 countries do in a town like Hammerfest? The project 60 Faces presents one person from each nationality – to show you the diversity. A selection of the subjects are featured here. Jemina Cox, Australia. Audio [...]

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Aaron C. Greenman: Industry as Art – Brussels STIB

© Aaron C. Greenman

“People who want to understand democracy should spend less time in the library with Aristotle and more time on the buses and in the subway.” - Simeon Strunsky Industry can be brutal and unforgiving, efficient and precise. At its best, it can produce economical products for an increasing portion of the population, raising living standards. At [...]

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Alberto Venzago: The Leica Q at the Circus

© Alberto Venzago

Alberto Venzago was one of the first photographers given the chance to work extensively with a Leica Q. These days the Swiss photographer keeps it constantly at his side. Venzago, who works mainly in black-and-white, put the Q to the test at the Swiss National Circus Knie, producing available light impressions – also in colour, [...]

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Richard Seymour: At the Leitz-Park with a Leica S (Typ 007)

© Richard Seymour

The British industry and architecture photographer and filmmaker Richard Seymour was one of the first to try out the new Leica S (Typ 007) at a photo shoot – the company he was assigned to portray was Leica Camera AG. Since its opening in honor of the centenary of the original Leica, the Leitz-Park in [...]

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Claire Yaffa: Leica Notebook, Thoughts of Photographers, Dreamers and Philosophers, Chapter 44

© Claire Yaffa

Claire Yaffa took her first photograph 49 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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Renato D’Agostin: Coast to Coast at Mile 7,439

© Renato D'Agostin

New York-based Italian photographer Renato D’Agostin left his Brooklyn studio on July 28 with his BMW R100 to travel across America on his “Coast to Coast” trip. Accompanied by his Leica M6, he set out to reach San Francisco in two months and approximately 5,000 miles of light on film. Renato was born in 1983, [...]

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