Archive for the ‘Photography’ Category

How The Leica M (Typ 262) Will Inspire Your Street Photography: Andrea Boccalini in Vienna

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“It’s a timeless city. You can feel the vibration of the stories in the city. If you go deeper, you can feel the modern side of the city as well. You get the sensation of an embedded modern lifestyle.” This is how Andrea Boccalini, the Vienna-based Italian photographer describes his experience with the Leica M [...]

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Rediscovering DC and NYC in 7 days: Tomaso Baldessarini

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Tomaso was born in Germany and completed his photography studies at the Berliner Technische Kunsthochschule in 2012. Three months later he started his portrait Project Anti Mono Stereo in which he photographed and interviewed 400 people. This was followed by collaborations with the German Zeit Magazin, larger exhibitions plus publications around the world. He is [...]

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20 images that will change your views on modeling: Stefano Guindani

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Every curtain has two sides: on the one there is illusion, perfection, a precise look, on the other authenticity and reality. Tired eyes, grimaces, curlers – Stefano Guindani’s glimpse behind the scenes reveals the world of modelling, not from the fashion perspective but as a profession. He often shows models hurrying from the catwalk entrance [...]

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Berlin in 4 Diptychs: Guy Tillim and the Leica SL

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The South African photographer Guy Tillim has been capturing Berlin’s urban landscape with a Leica SL – yet it is not the motifs themselves that take centre stage but rather his attempt to approach them in an impartial manner. The results are diptychs that reflect reality in so far as they neither show clichés, nor [...]

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Fred Mortagne: Skating in L.A.


Renowned skateboarding film-maker and photographer, Fred Mortagne, alias French Fred, set out to capture this urban sport with the new Leica SL. Shooting on location at the industrial canals and concrete bed of the Los Angeles River he staged the Element skateboard team with Nick Garcia, Nassim Guammaz, Alex Lawton, Dominick Walker and Brandon Westgate. [...]

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13 reasons why you should own this camera: The work of Katia Mi

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An avid Instagrammer and photographer, Czech Republic-born Katia Mi has been shooting with the Leica T for several months now. With over 10 years of experience in social media marketing, PR, media planning, web design, graphic, interior, fashion, jewelry and women accessories, Katia has spearheaded several imagery projects including @training_project and @concept_project, making her one [...]

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Robert Wheeler: A Look At Hemingway’s Cuba

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Robert Wheeler is an adjunct faculty member at Southern New Hampshire University and has been a passionate Hemingway enthusiast since reading his first Hemingway novel in 1986. We first spoke to Robert about capturing Ernest Hemingway’s Paris. Now, Robert takes us through Hemingway’s Cuba with the Leica X (Typ 113). Q: In creating your Hemingway Lost [...]

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Michael Barkin: Documenting the Nalukataq Whaling Festival

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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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Darren Centofanti: On Shooting Fashion Photos

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Darren Centofanti, a native of Australia, is currently based in India where he works as a fashion, advertising, and glamour photographer. In the past, he has spoken to us about his commercial work, shooting at photokina, and his use of the Leica S-System. We caught up with Darren on some of his recent beauty work, [...]

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PhotoPlus Expo 2015: A Leica invitation

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Everything is ready for the PhotoPlus Expo event in the city of photography: New York. Renowned photographers from all over the world will be arriving in New York City’s Javits Center from October 21 – 24. Moreover, Leica will be present once more at Booth 136 & 137 between 10AM- 5PM on Wednesday to Friday [...]

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Caesar Lima: Stylized Fashion with the Leica S

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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

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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

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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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Jan Harald Tomassen: 60 Faces

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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

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“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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