Archive for the ‘Photography’ Category

Richard Seymour: At the Leitz-Park with a Leica S (Typ 007)

© Richard Seymour

The British industry and architecture photographer and filmmaker Richard Seymour was one of the first to try out the new Leica S (Typ 007) at a photo shoot – the company he was assigned to portray was Leica Camera AG. Since its opening in honor of the centenary of the original Leica, the Leitz-Park in [...]

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Richard Curtis: Amongst the Eagle Hunters and Nadaams in Mongolia

© Richard Curtis

This interview is part of a series in which Olaf Willoughby talks with Leica Meet members about their photographic projects, stories, goals and learnings along the way.  Richard Curtis is a photographer based in London. Richard talks here about his once in a lifetime opportunity to visit the eagle hunters of Mongolia with a BBC [...]

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Zac Patsalides: On The Road From Beijing To Borneo

© Zac Patsalides

Zac Patsalides is an up-and-coming photographer based in Suffolk, UK. At the age of 15, he was gifted an old Pentax film camera and his love of photography was born while studying A Level. His career is beginning to take off, and he has had images featured on Vogue online as well as LFI Mastershots, The Leica Meets [...]

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Ethan Chiang: The Light Stalker

© Ethan Chiang

A dedicated street photographer, Ethan Chiang has created provocative images from Taipei, Taiwan, where he lives, and Seoul, Korea, where he has cultural roots. This is the story of his passion for street photography, what motivates his quest to transform the everyday into the extraordinary, and how he has inspired other photographers to follow in [...]

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Uwe Martin: California Dreamin’

© Uwe H. Martin

Almonds blossom, tomatoes, parsley as far as the eye can see: California cultivates more produce than anywhere else in the U.S.A. Consequently, the drought that has been on-going for five years is reaching catastrophic proportions for the locals. Uwe H. Martin photographed this nightmare in the heart of the U.S. agricultural industry. Here is a [...]

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Dan Rubin: A Look Back in Time at the Goodwood Revival


Dan Rubin is a designer, photographer, and creative director based in London. Co-founder of both The Photographic Journal and webgraph, a design studio, and host of the Apple Event series “Meet The iPhone Photographer”, Dan speaks at conferences worldwide including An Event Apart, South by Southwest, UX London, and consults for startups and established brands around the world. Dan [...]

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Tom Ridout: The Leica Monochrom and the Pursuit of the Classic Architectural Photograph

© Tom Ridout

I have always loved the work of photographers who capture the strength of built form in a black-and-white photograph. Ezra Stoller and Julius Shulman did just that, documenting an era of modern architecture with their iconic photographs. For me their work represents the high water mark for black-and-white architectural photography. The clarity and drama of [...]

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Eric Sawitoski: Soccer Superstars Up Close and Personal

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Eric Sawitoski is the global creative director for Aon. He was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He honed his skills photographing nightlife for the Chicago Sun-Times as a freelancer, all the while building his reputation as a street lifestyle photographer. He has covered fashion and live music for WWD and Michigan Avenue magazine, and [...]

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Al Satterwhite: An All-Encompassing View Of The World

© Al Satterwhite

Among countless accomplishments that have elevated him to the top ranks of today’s contemporary photographers, Al Satterwhite is the acknowledged grandmaster of the fisheye format. Here, in his own incisive and revealing words, is the story behind how he created the images featured in aRound New York, a 30-year retrospective of his spectacular 180º images [...]

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Cheryl Dunn: New York Soul

© Cheryl Dunn

Cheryl Dunn was born in Old Tappan, NJ, and currently resides in New York City. She received her BA in Art History from Rutgers University. Cheryl has had numerous group and solo exhibitions around the world, and has had several books published, including “She Swallowed It,” “Sometimes the Answer,” and “Some Kinda Vacation.” Below she [...]

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Anna Mia Davidson: The Real Cuba Seen Through A Lens Of Hope

© Anna Mia Davidson

Anna Mia Davidson used her classic analog Leica to create a timeless document celebrating the Cuban people. “I view photography as a tool for social change and as a means of telling visual stories that might otherwise get overlooked. I am interested in cultures and communities on the brink of change and in the positive [...]

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Jean-Christian Rostagni: Romance in Paris

© Jean-Christian Rostagni

Q: Could you tell us a little bit of the story behind this photo? Where were you? A: This was in Paris in March 1991 at La Palette, one of my favorite cafés in Paris, rue de Seine, in the “Beaux Arts district.” The place is very reminiscent of the ’20s, and a good nose [...]

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Carlos Fernandez Laser: On a Grand Tour with the Hardbrakers

© Carlos Fernandez Laser

Carlos Fernandez Laser’s main theme is action photography. Born in Bielefeld in 1984, the photographer began his career focusing on BMX athletes, professional mountain bikers, and punk concerts. Nowadays, he lends his talent and techniques to fashion photography. Equipped with a Leica M, he accompanied the Grand Tour of the Hardbrakers (a group of Hamburg [...]

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Max Montgomery: Storytelling with the Leica S

©  Max Montgomery

Max Montgomery is a British photographer who now lives in New York. He has shot for numerous magazines including Vogue Italia, Marie Claire, Town and Country, and Sunday Times. Some of his advertising clients include Jitrois, Cavalli, HK Intimates, Lot78, Edge o’ Beyond, and Rohmir. Max recently had the opportunity to test the new Leica S [...]

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Scott Tansey: Intimate Images of an Iconic Location

© Scott Tansey

Scott Tansey has been taking photos for over 40 years. In the mid-1980s he was submitting panoramic images to a stock agency and his photos have been published in a wide range of media including Consumer Reports and Audubon Magazine. In the mid-1990s he switched careers and attended law school. Although he still loves and [...]

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