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Josef Koudelka’s “Exiles and Panoramas” exhibition on display at the Ernst Leitz Museum

For a limited time, fans of renowned photographer Josef Koudelka can view his most personal work on display at the Ernst Leitz Museum in Wetzlar from March 5 to August 23, 2020. The exhibition titled “Exiles and Panoramas” is inclusive of his series “Exiles” as well as panoramas he took throughout the 80s. The motifs […]

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Leica collaboration with Zegna

New Leica collaboration with Zegna:

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Leica Camera elevates the 2020 Leica Oskar Barnack Award

The Leica Oskar Barnack Award is adapting a new, nomination-based submission process to further heighten the prestige of the award. The Award will now consider finalists and ultimately select winners based on nominations from 70 world-renowned photographic experts from over 30 countries. With this nomination process, the honor of being chosen as a finalist is an […]

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Leica Camera introduces new Leica FOTOS 2.0 app

Today Leica Camera introduced a new Leica FOTOS 2.0 app for iOS or Android devices. The new version of the Leica FOTOS App is available in two varieties: free and pro. While the free option is still offered at no charge, photographers wishing to do more with their mobile connected photography can subscribe to Leica FOTOS Pro. […]

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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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