Archive for the ‘Compact Cameras’ Category

Lara Platman: Taking the Col Turini in Style

© Lara Platman

The summer months for most photographers are busy and for me this year especially, I had the Monaco Grand Prix Historic to attend and if you know me by now (might have read some of my other blog entries) I do like to travel in gorgeous cars… This year I took the beautifully designed Jaguar [...]

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Knut Skjærven: Leica X2 in the Service of Cultural Understanding

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Knut Skjærven is a Norwegian photographer, writer and researcher living in Copenhagen, Denmark. He specializes in visual communication and does street photography as a hobby. He holds a B.A. from University of Bergen, and a M.A. from University of Copenhagen. Knut runs an annual workshop on street photography, New Street Agenda, in Berlin and is [...]

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Carolina Navas G: The Real Colombia, From The Heart

© Carolina Navas G

Carolina Navas G, now 35, was born in Cali, Colombia. A graduate in media studies at the Universidad del Valle (Cali, Colombia), she has worked as assistant director for advertising, music videos and a short film. As a director she has moved between documentary, video creation and cultural television series like  “La Sub 30″ and [...]

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Grace Law: Capturing The Artistry of Light In Its Purest Form

© Grace Law

Grace Law is a very serious enthusiast photographer based in Hong Kong. Her debut solo photo exhibition “MONOTONE” was held at the Hong Kong International Airport in late 2013, sponsored by Schmidt Marketing (H.K.) Ltd. Twenty monochrome images were selected from her first photo book “MONOTONE” for exhibition. Her timeless images of the Northern Lights [...]

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Edas Wong: Revealing The Extraordinary In The Ordinary with the Leica X1

© Edas Wong

A self-taught amateur street photographer with a great eye for capturing ironic and thought-provoking juxtapositions, Edas Wong was born in Hong Kong in 1968, studied telecommunications at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, and in 2005 moved to Stockholm, Sweden with his wife Elaine Ho to work as an engineer in the [...]

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Marco Casino: Documenting Staff riding in Katlehong, South Africa

© Marco Casino

In this interview, Marco Casino, a finalist in the Leica Talent Italy contest 2012 and close partner of Leica Italia, retraces the steps of “staff riding”, his latest work done in South Africa. It has just been awarded the first prize in the Short Feature category by the jury of the World Press Photo Multimedia Contest. [...]

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Ceci Menchetti: ADC Festival of Art + Craft

© Ceci Menchetti

Ceci Menchetti from The Art Directors Club shares her recap of the ADC Festival of Art + Craft on behalf of CREEM magazine. The photos featured in this guest blog post were all taken using the Leica X Vario. Welcome to Miami! Miami is a city unlike any other. In fact, some say it can [...]

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Dwayne Lutchna: Sharing the Intimacy of Photography

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Dwayne Lutchna was born in Queens, New York in 1980 and now resides in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. He graduated with honors from The School of Visual Arts. Dwayne  is currently a Senior Designer at Comedy Central, where he conceptualizes and designs the key art for print and digital ad campaigns. In the below interview, he opens [...]

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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

© Sara Jane Boyers

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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