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Leica UK presents Mkomazi Wild Dog: an exhibition by Olly & Suzi

Leica UK presents Mkomazi Wild Dog: an exhibition by Olly & Suzi 24 February – 10 March 2017 Leica Mayfair, 27 Bruton Place, London W1J 6NQ Leica UK will host a brand new exhibition by wildlife photographers and artists, Olly & Suzi, entitled Mkomazi Wild Dog at Leica Mayfair from 24 February until 10 March […]

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Joel Meyerowitz receives Leica Hall of Fame Award

Part of the Leica event tomorrow will be about Joel Meyerowitz receiving the Leica Hall of Fame Award. The exhibition in his honor can be seen in the Leica Gallery Wetzlar from January 19 to March 31, 2017. The gallery is open from Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Saturdays […]

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Leica UK announces Matt Humphrey: Curtain Call exhibition at Leica Store City

Leica UK announces Matt Humphrey: Curtain Call exhibition at Leica Store City 21 November – 9 December 2016 Leica Store City, 18 The Royal Exchange, London EC3V 3LP Leica UK is to host Curtain Call, an exhibition by photographer Matt Humphrey, featuring a unique collection of never-before-seen backstage theatre photographs and portraits, captured entirely on […]

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New exhibition by Leica Ambassador Andrew Parsons and Ben Stevens with global charity Action Against Hunger

Leica UK is launching a new exhibition in collaboration with global humanitarian organisation, Action Against Hunger, and photojournalists Andrew Parsons and Ben Stevens. The exhibition, Hunger Through The Lens, taking place at the Leica Gallery Mayfair, London, until 5 November 2016, comes as Action Against Hunger launches a new coalition to double the number of […]

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Another limited edition Leica M set to be announced in the next few weeks (update: Ara Güler)

A reader sent me this picture of a new special/limited edition Leica M camera that will probably be announced in the next few weeks. I have no other details for this set. Can someone recognize the logo on the top plate? Update: the top plate has the signature of Ara Güler – an Armenian-Turkish photojournalist […]

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Alberto Korda’s Leica sold for $20,340

  Alberto Korda’s Leica sold for $20,340 at Catawiki. It is “likely” that Alberto Korda used that camera to capture the famous portrait of Che Guevara in 1960 – the photo was cited by the Maryland Institute College of Art as “the most famous photograph in the world”. From the auction description:

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Ara Güler receives Leica Hall of Fame Award

The world-famous Turkish photographer Ara Güler has been named as recipient of the 2016 Leica Hall of Fame Award. Known for his black-and-white images of the Bosporus metropolis during the 1950s and 1960s, Güler’s impressive portrayal of life in Istanbul has earned him the nickname “The Eye of Istanbul”. The 2016 Leica Hall of Fame Award will […]

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