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Alejandro Cegarra: Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award 2014

© Alejandro Cegarra

This year’s Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award was Alejandro Cegarra for his portfolio “The Other Side of the Tower of David,” which is dedicated to the squatters in an abandoned tower block in Caracas. In this video, Alejandro describes how he uses black-and-white photography to show the personal, inside lives of those who reside in [...]

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Clarke Mackinnon: Pressing Pause on Edinburgh

© Clarke Mackinnon

Clarke Mackinnon is a young, burgeoning photographer living in Edinburgh, Scotland where his main hobby is street photography. Using a Leica X1, he aims to capture Edinburgh’s atmosphere and history. Having learned about aperture and shutter speed from his father, Clarke now uses his knowledge to capture exacting images in black-and-white. In this interview Clarke [...]

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