Archive for the ‘Compact Cameras’ Category

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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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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Raphael Alves: Imprecise Boundaries with the Leica X1

© Raphael Alves

Raphael Alves was born in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil in 1982. He studied social communication at the Federal University of Amazonas (UFAM), photography in Londrina State University (UEL) and visual arts at the National Service of Commercial Education (Senac). He recently graduated with a Master of Arts in photojournalism and documentary photography at the London College [...]

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Jenna Putnam: Art Beyond The Armory

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Jenna Putnam, a CREEM magazine contributing writer and photographer, let’s us in on some of the art happenings in New York outside of Armory Arts Week. The photos featured in this guest blog post were all taken using the Leica X Vario. While the art world elite and art plebeians alike clamored for a piece of [...]

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Katerina Simonova: Armory Arts Week

© Jenna Putnam

Katerina Simonova, the Editor in Chief of CREEM magazine, shares her recap of Armory Arts Weeks. The photos featured in this guest blog post were all taken by Jenna Putnam using the Leica X Vario. Now that the dust has settled from the last lone crate that was moved out of the final fair and the art world [...]

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Dirk Schumacher: The Future Of Remembrance, An Inspired Documentary On Hospice, Part 2

© Dirk Schumacher

Dirk Schumacher, a technical officer with the MOD for British Forces in Germany, created his “The Future of Remembrance” portfolio with the Leica X1. The project was created to support the work of the local hospice and examines the last 14 days of his father’s life. In part one of our interview, Dirk talked about [...]

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Dirk Schumacher: The Future Of Remembrance, An Inspired Documentary On Hospice, Part 1

© Dirk Schumacher

Born in Bielefeld (West Germany), Dirk Schumacher has been employed since 1992 as a technical officer with the MOD for British Forces in Germany. He resides in Rheda-Wiedenbrück, in the country of North Rhine-Westphalia, with his family. Dirk Schumacher took all the pictures in this heartfelt portfolio for a project entitled “The Future of Remembrance”, [...]

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Nicholas Pinto: A Sense of Amazement

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The son of Italian immigrants, Nicholas Pinto grew up on the southwest side of Chicago and had a traditional upbringing. He spent a few years serving in the United States Army and subsequently studied Fine Art Photography at Columbia College. Since graduating Pinto has worked as a freelance photographer and designer. Since that time, he [...]

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Georges Yammine: On Tour with a Violin and a Leica X Vario

© Georges Yammine

Georges Yammine from Lebanon is not only a professional musician but also a “travelling photographer,” as he likes to call himself. Among other ensembles, he plays violin with the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra and with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra under the baton of Daniel Barenboim. In addition to his violin, he also always takes a Leica [...]

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The Macallan’s Characters Captured: George Craig, Production Team Leader

© Michael Agel

Photographer, Michael Agel visited The Macallan’s home in Speyside with a mission to capture the very heart of The Macallan and its people with the Leica X Vario. Michael, who has shot for Rolling Stones magazine and photographed music legends such as Jamie Cullum and Bryan Adams while on tour, turned his lens to the [...]

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Andrea Urban: Leica X2 Gagosian Edition

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Leica Camera recently announced its collaboration with Gagosian Gallery on the new, limited edition Leica X2 Gagosian Edition. The camera features all-metal construction and black paint splotches dot the camera’s high-grip white leather trim in an Expressionist style. Below, Andrea Urban, the Creative Director for the Gagosian Shop, explains the inspiration behind the camera and [...]

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David English: Through a Glass Darkly

Display Window #2 (Leica M Monochrom, 28 mm Summicron) © David English

Walk along the streets of midtown Manhattan, and you’ll notice a parallel universe. It’s the glass-enclosed world of mannequins and storefront windows, where random reflections can sometimes blur the lines between fantasy and reality. Look closely, giving equal weight to what you see on the glass with what you see through the glass, and you [...]

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Katerina Simonova: Art Basel Miami Beach; Photos by Morgan Miller

© Morgan Miller

Katerina Simonova, the Editor in Chief of CREEM magazine, shares her experience at Art Basel Miami Beach. The photos featured in this guest blog post were all taken by Morgan Miller using the Leica X Vario and the Leica C cameras. The question I was asked most often while at Art Basel Miami is why [...]

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Agnese Sanvito: Travel Companion with the Leica X Vario

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Last month, travel and architectural photographer Agnese Sanvito took a Leica X Vario along with her on her travels to Stockholm. Agnese works with clients including Time Out, London Festival of Architecture, The British Council, and has several awards under her belt. We caught up with Agnese to hear her thoughts on the X Vario [...]

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Mario Marino: Shooting Portraits with Empathy

© Mario Marino

Mario Marino was born in 1967 in Austria. He has been a photographer since 2000 and is based in Germany. He has a special partnership with the Hahnemühle Paper Company and uses their paper for all his gallery and museum exhibitions. His work has been exhibited all over the world including Leica Galerie Salzburg. The [...]

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