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Leica Camera AG honours the winners of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award in the course of a formal gala event

Yesterday evening, the two photographers, Terje Abusdal and Sergey Melnitchenko, were honoured with the prestigious Leica Oskar Barnack Award (LOBA) and Leica Oskar Barnack Award Newcomer before an audience of around 300 guests in Berlin’s Saint Elisabeth church. The international jury of experts had chosen a total of twelve finalists from the 2,700 portfolios of […]

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Leica C Image Shuttle App is not compatible with iOS 11

Leica issued a compatibility update for the Leica C Image Shuttle App and iOS 11:

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Matthias Harsch named as the new CEO at Leica Camera AG

Matthias Harsch named as the new CEO at Leica Camera AG: Leica Camera AG Appoints Matthias Harsch as CEO August 29, 2017 —  The Supervisory Board of Leica Camera AG has appointed Matthias Harsch  as the Chief Executive Officer of Leica Camera AG, Wetzlar, beginning September 1, 2017. A Leica Board Member, Harsch has been […]

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Leica Gallery Los Angeles Unveils Doug Menuez’s Fearless Genius: The Next Generation

On Wednesday, September 6th, Leica Gallery Los Angeles premieres photographer Doug Menuez’s latest work – Fearless Genius: The Next Generation. Known for capturing the likes of innovators in action including Steve Jobs during his creation of the NeXT computer, Menuez continued documenting history in the making – the newest class of up and coming technology […]

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Norwegian photographer Terje Abusdal wins Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2017

Leica Camera is announced that Norwegian photographer Terje Abusdal won the coveted Leica Oskar Barnack Award for his project titled “Slash & Burn.” Sergey Melnitchenko, from the Ukraine, also earned the Newcomer Award, reserved for up-and-coming professional photographers age 25 or younger. By winning this prestigious competition, both Abusdal and Melnitchenko gain significant resources to […]

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Leica Camera will not take part in the 2017 PhotoPlus Expo

Leica booth at PDN PhotoPlus Expo 2009

Leica Camera will not take part in the 2017 PhotoPlus Expo that takes place every year in New York City. This should not be a surprise since the relevance of those type of shows has been diminishing over the years. I expect more companies to start dropping out of major photo shows, especially since Photokina already announced that from […]

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Rare Leica cameras to be auctioned at Westlicht Photography Auction on June 10th

The next WestLicht Camera Auction will take place on June 10, 2017. See this post for some of the Leica highlights. Here is the full press release:

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