Archive for the ‘M-System’ Category

Tom Tautz: An Island Against The Light

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Born in 1975 in Wolfsburg, Germany,Tom Tautz, is the son of two successful advertising photographers. Not surprisingly he has a natural affinity for the visual arts but he didn’t really take up photography seriously until he had left home. By an amazing combination of innate talent and good of good luck he became the CEO [...]

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Flash by Lenny Kravitz

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In “Flash,” Lenny Kravitz captures the essence of what it’s like to be a rock star who’s constantly in the public eye. The result is an intense exploration of the photographer and his subject. This thrilling collection documents Kravitz’s world tours, offering a rare record of the nomadic musical life. After premiering at Leica Gallery Los Angeles, [...]

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John Palmer: Dignity In Tragedy In Black-And-White

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John Palmer, born in Yorkshire, England, currently lives in Serbia. An accomplished master photographer, he documented the aftermath of the devastating 2014 floods in Serbia, and reveals the indomitable resilience and kindness of the Serbian people. Q: What camera equipment do you generally use? A: A Leica M6 currently, but I also have an M9P [...]

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Haoming Wang: Anzac Day

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Anzac Day /ˈænzæk/ is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that broadly commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders “who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations” and “the contribution and suffering of all those who have served.” Observed on April 25 each year, Anzac Day was originally to [...]

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Meet the Leica Meet: Tom Woods, Ghost Towns

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This interview is part of a series in which Olaf Willoughby talks with Leica Meet members about their photographic projects, their stories, goals and learnings along the way. This month’s interview is with Tom Woods, a photographer based in Boulder, Colorado. From travelling the area in his father’s Ford Galaxie 500 as a child, to [...]

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Masahiko Kishino: Moments Captured by Chance

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Masahiko Kishino is a Japanese-born professional photographer who now splits his time between Japan and France. He refers to himself as a “stateless person.” He has previously exhibited at the Leica Gallery Tokyo Ginza and shoots mainly with the Leica M6, Leica M7 and Leica MP. He spoke to us about taking photos of unknown [...]

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Lisa Kutzelnig and Richard Schabetsberger: Gaisberg Races 2015

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Lancia, Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Ferrari, Porsche, BMW, Aston Martin, Mercedes, AC Cobra, Iso Rivolta, Lotus, Jaguar, Jensen, Sunbeam, Bristol, Bentley, and so on… on June 3rd, top-class auto mobile VIPs, with their equally top-class, rare vintage beauties (built until 1969) came together to present their sports, touring and racing cars to thousands of old timer [...]

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Meet the Leica Meet: Jono Slack, The Spring Dream

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This interview is part of a series in which Olaf Willoughby talks with Leica Meet members about their photographic projects, their stories, goals and learnings along the way. This month’s interview is with Jono Slack, an entrepreneur and a beta tester for Leica. Jono was born and brought up in St Ives, Cornwall. His mother Janet was [...]

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Jack English: Exploring Los Angeles in Black-and-White

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Jack English, born in 1948, is a photographer, known for his work in the film and music industry. Before becoming a full-time photographer, he worked for oil companies in Madagascar, Nigeria and rigs in the North Sea and as a stylist in the 1970s and 1980s. English’s interest in photography grew from a longstanding love of [...]

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Alexander Bietz: Two One-Of-A-Kind Cameras for a Good Cause

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Back in March 2015, the charitable organization Kinderlachen e. V. received a check of over 5000 euros, the result of a fundraiser where Leica had agreed to double any donations received. Now, on June 13, two one-of-a-kind cameras – a Leica M and an M-E based on designs created by school children from Dortmund – [...]

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Craig Cutler: The Idea Behind the Image

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A brilliant master photographer, Craig Cutler reveals his work, his life, and the mindset and techniques of his unique creative process that enable him to capture timeless images that explore transcendent realities. Q: What camera and equipment do you use? A: I have a Leica M-System and Leica S-System, both for different reasons. I use [...]

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Ayman Oghanna: Stepping Over the Line

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The Islamic State (IS) terror militia are hunting down those of other faiths and opposing political views. More than one million people have fled: many ran to the relative security of the Kurdish regions, but maybe not for long. Kurdish State or Islamic State? And who is on which side? Ayman Oghanna portrayed the situation in [...]

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Van Styles: A View of Los Angeles from Above

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Van Styles is a New York-born and Los Angeles-raised photographer. His journey into photography started in the 1990s skate scene. What started as him filming his friends skateboarding and learning tricks turned into a hobby and then his career. After years of working with leading skate and street wear brands, Van created a platform for [...]

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Kiên Hoàng Lê: Mini Bar

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Photographer Kiên Hoàng Lê went exploring in Tokyo’s entertainment district: meeting night owls and lovers, artists and cross-dressers, outsiders and lonely people – a colorful combination in black-and-white, all centered in a tiny bar. See more of his images in the current issue of LFI, on sale now. Q: Can you explain what this series is about in [...]

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Jo Fischer: Wheels & Waves

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Wheels & Waves is the name of a motorbike festival held in Biarritz on the Atlantic coast of France. Though this ‘biker Woodstock’ was still an insider tip three years ago, it has now grown to become a full-scale event. Photographer Jo Fischer from Berlin has put together a book capturing the festival’s early days. [...]

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