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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New MS Optical Perar 24mm f/4 super wide lens for Leica M mount

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Japancamerahunter.com reports on a new MS Optical Perar 24mm f/4 super wide lens for Leica M mount. The lens can be purchased from japancamerahunter.com and japanexposures.com for ¥63,900 (around $625, currently out of stock). Here are the key features:

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Epson Ultimicron EVF used in the Leica T camera’s Visoflex

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The Leica Visoflex electronic viewfinder ($595) for the new Leica T camera is based on the Epson Ultimicron EVF which offers 2.36-million dot resolution:

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The black Leica T Typ 701 camera is now shipping

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The black Leica T Typ 701 mirrorless camera is now shipping and is currently in stock at Leica Store Palm BeachCamera West and PopFlash. Check also availability at the Leica Store Miami, B&H, Adorama and Amazon.

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