Archive for the ‘Photographers’ Category

One Shot with Angelo Cirrincione

Angelo Cirrincione

One Shot is a new feature where Alex Coghe interviews photographers on one image to gain their insights on it and their photography. Today Angelo Cirrincione shares an image he took with the Leica Monochrom near his home in a seaside town in Sicily. Q: Why did you choose this picture to be presented to the [...]

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Nick Rains: Holi – Rajasthan

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Last year I visited India for the first time and wrote an article about the benefits of using a really good guide to make the trip both more enjoyable and more productive from a photography point of view. Well, I was so entranced with the country that I immediately re-booked for this year (2015) and [...]

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Knut Skjærven: Looking at Street Photography, Part 1

© Knut Skjærven

I really can’t think of any other discipline within photography that is more challenging, more demanding and more rewarding than street photography. With New Street Agenda, I am trying to build on that idea. It is a learning community and I am the first student. Think about it: a painter has all day, all week, [...]

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Ali Sharaf: Bridging Cultural Gaps Through Photography

© Ali Sheraf

Born in Bahrain in 1980, Ali Sharaf was a fashion designer who became fascinated with photography and pursued his photographic education by traveling to the UK to attend photographic workshops and one-on-one seminars in Manchester and London. There he made enduring connections with fashion photographers and the fashion industry, and transitioned from being a fashion [...]

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Vivianne Peckham: An Authentic Look at the National Zoo

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Vivianne Peckham was born in Antwerp, Belgium; raised mostly in Tucson, Arizona and New England and now resides in Washington, D.C. Her design sensibilities were strongly influenced by Arizona with the hard light, sculptural plant shapes, neon-hued cactus flowers, Native American art, birds and reptiles. She received a B.A. in Art History from Wellesley College [...]

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Oliver Stiehler: Leica Solar Eclipse Event

© Oliver Stiehler

On March 20, 2015, there was a full solar eclipse that was partially visible in Germany. Leica Camera AG issued an invitation to observe the event through their spotting scopes. Oliver Stiehler, a development engineer in the field of sport optics, also presented an astronomic sun telescope. In addition to the live image on a [...]

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Emma de Caunes and Frédéric Stucin: On the Film Les Châteaux de sable (Sand Castles)

© Frédéric Stucin

Several threads connect Olivier Jahan’s film “Les Châteaux de sable” (Sand Castles) to be released in France on April 1, to the world of Leica. Actress Emma de Caunes, who plays the leading role of a photographer, and photographer Frédéric Stucin, who contributed to the film behind the scenes, discuss them here in this joint [...]

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Meet the Leica Meet: Olaf Willoughby, A Leica in London

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Usually, Olaf Willoughby interviews other Leica photographers for this blog. This month we turned the tables by asking him to tell us about his work and how he uses his Leica for street photography in London. Q: How do you define your street photography? A: It’s simply about capturing life in the street, revealing the [...]

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Leica Camera Supports the Charity Kinderlachen e.V.

v.l. Markus Limberger (COO Leica  Camera AG), Christian Vosseler (Kinderlachen e.V.), Marc Peine  (Kinderlachen e.V.), Udo Zell (Leica Akademie) Dr. Andreas Kaufmann  (Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender Leica

The collaboration between Leica and the non-profit-making organization Kinderlachen e.V. has certainly paid off. On the afternoon of March 26, 2015, Dr. Andreas Kaufmann presented the CEO of Kinderlachen e.V., Christian Vosseler, with a check for 5,000 Euros. The money was raised through a series of fundraising events organized by the company. On June 13, [...]

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Markus Andersen: A Walk On The Dark Side In Sydney

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Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, Markus Andersen studied art in high school and his first exposure to photography as an art form was using a borrowed Nikon FM2 and a 50 mm lens to shoot abstract images on color negative film. He subsequently studied photography full-time, earning a degree from the Sydney Institute Of [...]

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Premium Design and Clean Lines: Audi Displays Models at Leitz Park

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Thomas Müller, Director of Digital Marketing at AUDI AG, not only has a passion for cars with four rings; he is also a dedicated Leica X1 photographer. He says, “the camera is so wonderfully compact that I can take it along for spontaneous snapshots wherever I go.” Upon hearing of the collaboration between Leica and Audi, [...]

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Chris Suspect: Suspect Device at Leica Gallery DC

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Chris Suspect was born in the Philippines in 1968. In the 1990s he helped found Torque Records and played in various DC-area bands including The Suspects, Lickity Split, Spitfires United and VPR. In 2007 he took up photography and has had his work exhibited and published in Germany, England, Brazil, the Czech Republic and the [...]

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Claire Yaffa: Thoughts of Poets, Philosophers and Dreamers, Chapter 37

© Claire Yaffa

Claire Yaffa took her first photograph 48 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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Darren Centofanti: Capturing Performance Bikes with the Leica S-System

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Darren Centofanti, a native of Adelaide, Australia, is a sought after fashion, advertising and glamour photographer. With over 25 years of professional photography experience, he travels the world on commercial assignments and is currently based in India. His advertising clients include Puma, Adidas, Nokia, Levi’s, Wrangler, Lakme Cosmetics, Smirnoff, UB Group and Reliance. He is also [...]

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Wayne Johns: My Favorite Face

© Wayne Johns

Leica Camera will be present at The Photography Show being held in Birmingham, England on March 21-24. The Photography Show takes place in hall 5 at the NEC and you can visit Leica at stand C31. There are a host of events planned including talks and demos by Tom Stoddart, Matt Stuart, Richard Seymour and Wayne [...]

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