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Leica Camera announces 2019 Oskar Barnack Award winners

Leica Camera announced today American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz as the winner for the 2019 Leica Oskar Barnack Award (LOBA) for his series, ‘Water’ (see pictures above). German photographer Nanna Heitmann was also announced as the winner of the Newcomer Award for her portfolio, ‘Hiding from Baba Yaga,’ which is awarded to up-and-coming photographers under the […]

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Leica Camera USA announces Leica Women Foto Project (giving away $10K and Leica Q2 camera to three female photographers)

Leica Camera USA announces the Leica Women Foto Project – a platform designed to support diversity and inclusion in photography through ongoing programs and a new photography award. The award calls for photographers looking to pursue a long-term project to submit entries beginning today, July 22nd. The three recipients of the award will be announced on […]

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Chief Financial Officer is leaving Leica Camera AG

Leica Camera AG, an internationally photographic technology company and manufacturer of premium cameras and lenses, would like to announce the following change in the company’s management-level staff. Ronald Marcel Peters, board member responsible for Finance, Controlling, Human Resources, IT, Legal and Compliance and Facility Management since 2012 will be leaving the company at his own […]

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Ernst Leitz Museum officially opens with new exhibit

ERNST LEITZ MUSEUM: Museum for Photography and Photographic Technology The ERNST LEITZ MUSEUM is being developed into a central cultural institution of national and international importance where the public can discover the many different facets of photography. The focus will be on researching and communicating to the public the past, present, and future of modern […]

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Opening of Leica Gallery Konstanz on May 17th

The new Leica Gallery Konstanz will open on May 17th with the exhibition “Iconication” by Anatol Kotte (Google translation):

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Leica Gallery Los Angeles debuts “From Hell to Hollywood” by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Nick Ut

“The Terror of War” by Nick Ut

LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2019 — Leica Gallery Los Angeles proudly presents From Hell to Hollywood by renowned photographer Nick Ut, from April 11 through June 3, 2019. An appropriate description of Ut’s five-decade-long photographic career, From Hell to Hollywood features some of his most iconic photographs, from “The Terror of War” – which depicts […]

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