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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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The old and new Leica 28mm Summicron Asph lenses tested on Leica M 240, SL and Sony A7 II cameras

Jono Slack (website | Facebook) tested the old and new Leica 28mm Summicron Asph lenses on the Leica M Typ 240, Leica SL and Sony A7 II cameras. Here are his findings (please make sure you check also the original article here for more sample photos you can download as a zip file):

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LFI artist talk – Bruce Gilden (video)

Magnum photographer Bruce Gilden is talking about his projects: Coney Island, Haiti, Black Country and American Made.

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Leica to exhibit “Alex Webb: Selections” at Photo London

Leica partners with Photo London 2016 Iconic camera company to exhibit ‘Alex Webb: Selections’ – a vivid cultural documentary captured in vibrant colour street photography – at the second edition of the prestigious London photographic fair Leica Camera AG today announced that it has become an Official Partner of the second annual Photo London fair, […]

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Fine constrast in black and white with Leica S

Mastering contrast balances between black and white or working black on black – HW Briese & Det Kempke put Leica S to a test, with brilliant results.

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