Schloss Bensberg Classics and Leica Camera AG continue successful partnership

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From the German press - Schloss Bensberg Classics and Leica Camera AG continue successful partnership (Google translations):

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Alejandro Cegarra: Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award Winner 2014 (video)

Alejandro Cegarra shares the story and inspiration behind "The Other Side of the Tower of David," which is dedicated to the squatters in an abandoned tower block in Caracas and his winning project for the Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award 2014.

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Leica Camera AG announces the resignation of Leica Camera Ltd Managing Director, David Bell

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Leica Camera AG announces resignation of Leica Camera Ltd Managing Director, David Bell

Wetzlar, Germany, 17 July 2014: Leica Camera AG announced today that David Bell has resigned as Managing Director of Leica Camera Ltd in the UK after eight transformational years for the brand. Commercial Director Jason Heward was named General Manager, effective immediately.

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Martin Kollar: Oskar Barnack Award Winner 2014 (video)

Oskar Barnack Award Winner 2014 Martin Kollar takes us behind the scenes of his winning portfolio "Field Trip."

The photos of the Field Trip portfolio were shot in the context of the project entitled The Places, a dossier about Israel and the West Bank on which Martin Kollar worked together with 12 other internationally acclaimed photographers. The aim of the project is to portray the diversity of the country and, in turn, to illustrate the complexity of one of the world’s most disputed regions.

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Leica’s exhibition concept for Photokina 2014

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The theme of Leica's photo exhibition at the Photokina show this year will be music and will include work from internationally renowned photographers:

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Exclusive Resorts and Leica introduce the “Leica On Loan” program

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DENVER, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Exclusive Resorts®, today unveiled its new Leica on Loan program with Leica Camera, the industry's most iconic and revolutionary camera brand, providing guests with complimentary access to Leica's full line of cameras and sport optics to use while on vacation in one of the Club's 300+ villas spanning 75 destinations.

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Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2014: finalists’ portfolios

This video shows the winners and finalists' portfolios for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2014. Thousands of entries were received from all over the world. The video and awards were presented on July 9 during Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie photography festival held in Arles, France.

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