Leica Photoville in New York City


Through the Leica Pavillion at Photoville attendees will gain first-hand exposure to Leica equipment and hear from photographers about both the art, as well as the technical aspects of photography. A series of daily lectures, photowalks, loan programs and hands-on demos are scheduled:

People, Portraits and Places Photowalk
THURSDAY, Sept 13 | 5.30PM - 7PM
Master the art of environmental portraiture using Brooklyn as your backdrop in a golden hour photowalk with Jose “Tutes” Tutiven, in partnership with ONA.

No Plan B: The Talk
THURSDAY, Sept 13 | 7.30PM - 8.30PM
Learn about life on the road as an assignment photographer and the nuances of working at a large media company in this fun and lighthearted talk with renowned photographer David Carol. David’s photography career from his start in 1984 as the first assignment photographer for The Image Bank photo agency through his 29 years as Director of Photography at CBS outdoor to his current gig as Co-Founder of Peanut Press, a publisher of photography books.

From Portrait to Pier: Capturing the Essence of the Sea
FRIDAY, Sept 14 | 5.30PM – 6.30PM
Break away from traditional landscapes, and learn how to create rich seascapes while capturing movement of silky waves with EJ Camp.

Leica Storytellers: Merging Art & Commerce To Feed My Soul And My Family
FRIDAY, Sept 14 | 7PM – 8PM
Learn strategies on selling work without selling your soul with renowned photographer Doug Menuez. Jump into the mind of Doug Menuez as he shares his experience of connecting timeless storytelling and commercial advertising to create meaningful moments in photography.

Leica Conversation: Connecting with Culture
SATURDAY, Sept 15 | 3.30PM – 4.30PM
Join the conversation between Leica photographers, Miranda Barnes and Stella Johnson, as they discuss their experiences documenting and connecting with communities they themselves don’t belong to.

Stunts and Stills Photowalk
SATURDAY, Sept 15 | 5.30PM – 7PM
Capture movement with Ben Franke and the Leica SL in an action-filled parkour photowalk.

Leica Storytellers: Prophet over Profit
SATURDAY, Sept 15 | 7.30PM – 8.30PM
Unveil visual stories of a cathartic journey, told through an unfiltered lens by Ryan Muirhead, in partnership with ONA.

Light, Landscape and Leica Photowalk
SUNDAY, Sept 16 | 1.30PM – 3PM
Explore DUMBO through the lens of a Leica and create stunning stills using natural light with Pei Ketron.

Leica Storytellers: A Longer View
SUNDAY, Sept 16 | 5PM – 6PM
Witness the beauty and demise of nature seen through the eyes of D. Randall Blythe, as he speaks about the devastating environmental shortsightedness that has been the hallmark of human expansion in the modern age.

Expose the Night: Long Exposure Photowalk
SUNDAY, Sept 16 | 7PM – 8.30PM
Unravel the magic of night photography in an enchanting photowalk along the stunningly lit Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Leica Storytellers: The Geography of Hate
THURSDAY, Sept 20 | 5.30PM - 6.30PM
Immerse yourself in a visual story like no other with Lynn Johnson. In 2000 Lynn began documenting the places where extreme acts of violence took place in the United States for Master’s degree thesis at the School of Visual Communication at Ohio University. Her project, “Hate Kills,” took her to locations where hate crimes had occurred. Such as the scene where white supremacists murdered James Byrd, Jr., an African American, by chaining him to a pickup truck and dragging him on the road.

Leica Storytellers: Modern Day Photojournalism
THURSDAY, Sept 20 | 7.30PM - 8.30PM
Witness lighthearted moments of a war-torn country through the lens of the Leica SL, and discover how the evolution of photojournalism impacts your visual stories.

What makes a Portrait a Portrait?
FRIDAY, Sept 21 | 2PM – 3.30PM
Dive deep into the art of portraiture with Mark Mann to find the balance between self-expression as the photographer and authenticity in the sitter during this hands-on photowalk, in partnership with Loculars.

Capturing Light Photowalk
FRIDAY, Sept 21 | 5.30PM – 7PM
Surround yourself in shades of gold in the beautiful city of Brooklyn during a sunset photowalk with Mat Rick.

Standing on the Shoulder of Giants
FRIDAY, Sept 21 | 7.30PM – 8.30PM
From football to photography, learn how Romeo Okwara’s experience as an athlete for the New York Giants influenced his approach to photography.

On the Streets with Andre D. Wagner
SATURDAY, Sept 22 | 1PM – 2PM
Get up close and personal with New York City street photographer, Andre Wagner. He will discuss his work, process, and hold a conversation about using the street as an open studio.

Leica Storytellers: The Chronicles of the Evolving Photographer
SATURDAY, Sept 22 | 2.30PM – 3.30PM
With over a decade of working multiple high-profile celebrity events, learn why Philip Cuenco made the jump from DSLR to rangefinder. Philip will speak about his successes, failures and his continuous adaptation to new imaging technologies, adapting to demands from the social media world while still balancing his own passions and continuously growing as an artist.

Leica Storytellers: The Power of Print
SATURDAY, Sept 22 | 4PM – 5PM
Discover the importance of bringing your photography to life through prints with Stephen Vanasco.

#WitnessBrooklyn Photowalk
SATURDAY, Sept 22 | 5.30PM – 7PM
From Brooklyn’s back alleys to its shadowed side streets, witness the city with a new perspective in an exciting photowalk with 13th Witness.

Pursuing Long Term Projects and Books
SUNDAY, Sept 23 | 1PM – 2PM
Join Harvey Stein in a fast-paced talk about pursuing long term projects and turning them into the most meaningful and long-lasting venue: a book. He will show and discuss images from his newly published book, “Mexico Between Life and Death,” and describe some of his techniques to help you get your book published.

Leica Storytellers: The Art of Analog
SUNDAY, Sept 23 | 3.30PM – 4.30PM
Fall in love with film photography in this digital era, and find out why Stephen Vanasco chooses to create with both film and digital by understanding each as their own medium.

Color and Composure Photowalk
SUNDAY, Sept 23 | 5PM – 6.30PM
Find your visual identity, and discover your creative process in a photowalk with Joe Greer.

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