Leica opens a new gallery in Zingst


Solms (ots) – Leica Camera AG will be represented in the Baltic Zingst with a Leica Gallery. For locations like New York, Tokyo, Vienna, Salzburg, Frankfurt, Warsaw and Prague, the traditional brand now presents the midst of the picturesque scenery of the Western Pomeranian Bodden country’s high-profile photo art by renowned photographers.

In the halls of a renovated former railway station, the new Leica Gallery shows at the start of the environmental photo festival “horizons zinc” photographs of Cotton and Sisse Brimberg Coulsen. The Danish-American photographer couple deals with the possibilities of the documentary Black and White Photography and holding in his work, the supposedly insignificant, inconspicuous of the moment most poignantly laid. Leica Gallery Zingst opened on 25 May 2013 by 11 clock in the street Am Bahnhof 1, Zingst.

Leica Camera AG is committed to a long-standing partner of the Environment Photo Festival “horizons zinc” beyond the festival weekend with workshops and product presentations as well as an exhibition in the Hi Hünten house with works by Nomi Curcio and Sven low, the first results of their project “Stella Polaris Ulloriarsuaq” present. Leica has supported this international expedition occupied the two other photographers and documentary filmmakers to the eternal ice of Greenland.

Content of the project was to bring the beauty of the dwindling glaciers in the polar night in the right spotlight and capture photographically. Were utilized while the designed for extreme weather conditions and arctic temperatures Leica S2 medium format camera and lenses of the S-system. Incurred expresses impressive, monumental glaciers recordings under a crisscrossed by auroral stars. Curcio and want to create the project low awareness of the danger of climate change unique natural setting of the Greenland ice. This project also fits perfectly with the aims of the environmental photo festival “horizons zinc”, which interprets the expressive possibilities of photography as environmental protection by visual means and cultivated.

About the Environment Photo Festival “horizons zinc”

The motto “Nature – Culture – Photography – Encounter” also represents the set of values ​​of the held for the sixth time environment photography festival “horizons zinc” dar. from 25 May to 02 June 2013, the professionals of the international photography scene will meet in the National Park Boddenlandscape with amateur photographers and photo enthusiasts. Central guiding principle of the festival is the responsible use of nature. The organizer is the “World of Photography Zingst”.

For more information, see www.erlebniswelt-photography-zingst.de

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