Do I Leica It? The latest step in my photographic journey

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The author describes his photographic journey from film, with a Pentax camera, through the world of Canon DSLRs, to a mirrorless Leica system. His final conclusion is a surprising one.

The Leica and I: Yul Brynner, Protecting Journalists and some Fotoform

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The Leica and I: What has Yul Brynner to do with Leica? Brynner was a devoted Leica user and a superb photographer. His cameras and his work are featured in the coming Leitz Auction...
Image from Bernhard Frei exhibition at Leica Galerie Konstanz, October 2023 until January 2024

How the Bernhard Frei exhibition shows what you could achieve with a Leica M11

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For the first time ever, German fashion photographer Bernhard Frei shows his personal work in an exhibition. The huge images in the Leica Galerie Konstanz are a proof of what the Leica M11 cameras can do. Open until 14 January, 2024!

Intuition, exposure and the decisive moment

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Jonathan Slack shares his thoughts on photography after 15 years as a Leica beta tester...

Anthony Vidler: Renowned academic and loyal reader of Macfilos

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Anthony Vidler, 1941-2023, an appreciaton...

Elliott Erwitt is honoured with the Leica Hall of Fame Award

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Elliott Erwitt, the New York-based photographer, has been honoured with the Leica Hall of Fame Award for 2023. His famous 'bulldog' image becomes the Leica Picture of the Year.

Manplan Project: The state of Britain at the end of the Swinging Sixties

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The Manplan project, which was to become one of the highlights of my career as a photographer, came to me in 1969 from a...

Lightroom London: David Hockney’s personal journey through sixty years of art

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David Hockney has long been one of my favourite artists and just couldn’t miss his new and unusual exhibition in London. “Bigger & Closer (not smaller & further away)” is an immersive visual experience which surrounds the visitor with Hockney themes tracing his work over sixty years.

Charlie Gray exhibition at the Leica Store Mayfair in London

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Twelve of Charlie Gray's epic portraits will be featured in an exhibition at the Leica Gallery in London from 14 September to 29 October. Find out more...

Leica, Linda, Mary, and Paul: spot the common denominator

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The McCartney family might be best known for their music, but they are also talented photographers. A new exhibition at the National Portrait gallery, by Paul McCartney, provides a unique, insider view of the early days of the Beatles.

42nd Leitz Photographica Auction: Terry O’Neill’s Morning After and a 1948 Leica Reporter for...

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The 42nd Leitz Photographica Auction on June 9 and 10, 2023, saw a wide variety of vintage cameras, lenses and photographs up for sale. Among other objects, a rare Leica M3 black paint with black counter dial, as well as a Leica Model A Anastigmat, attracted great interest among bidders.

Fear & Dreams: The aspirations of young migrants and refugees

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Fear & Dreams is a photo series that explores the very personal and dynamic stories of young migrants and refugees. Through captivating, timeless portraits and candid interviews, this series will allow you to delve deeper into the complexities that constitute the push of oppression and the pull of prosperity that compel so many to cross borders and seek new places to belong.

Leitz Auction: A selection of highlights from the June event

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It will be hard to top the €14m-plus record of last year's Wetzlar Leitz Auction but William Fagan provides his selection of lots that are likely to grab the interest of collections at this year's event in June...

Grete Stern: German-Argentinian interpreter of dreams

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Yesterday was the birthday of the photographer Grete Stern. She was born on May 9th 1904, one hundred and nineteen years ago. Grete Stern was...

Steve McCurry: World-famous photographer and photojournalist

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Steve McCurry, an award-winning photojournalist who brought the war in Afghanistan to the cover of National Geographic, was born on 23 April 1950. Yesterday...