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HG Esch - Making of Shanghai 360º

The photographer Hans Georg Esch who was behind the Shanghai 360º exhibit, gives us this making of video. If you don't recall, it was shot using the S-System and comprised 60 shots; 20 side-by-side and three high. It was first presented at Art Masters in St. Moritz / Switzerland and later New York City during Shanghai week (September 16–21, 2013), situated directly in front of Rockefeller Center.


Joel Meyerowitz - My Life with Leica

Leica Akademie Italy has met Joel Meyerowitz soon after the opening of his latest exhibition in Milan, and interviewed him about his life long "love" for Leica cameras, from the first Leica M2 in the sixties to the Leica M9, M and S today. In this first take Meyerowitz talks about a camera that has positively surprised him a lot: the new Leica X Vario... Read more below for update!

Joel Meyerowitz - My Life with Leica (take one)


Leica X2 - Special Edition "Fedrigoni"

Fedrigoni Deutschland gave the Leica X2 a "Paper Skin" treatment (using their finest Italian paper) to produce the Special Edition "Fedrigoni" - only 25 pieces have been produced. More photos in this Facebook post. Read more below for additional details and video!

Leica X Vario B&W Movie for Elle

Photographer Rodrigue Zahr used the Leica X Vario to shoot this movie for Elle Magazine's February Arab World edition as well as some stills for the magazine shoot itself (one of which you can see below).

ELLE Arab World February Issue. Coming Soon

Leica (Store SoHo) Uses LightSpeed

A while back, we mentioned a potential new inventory management system for Leica stores and customers. We never did hear anything more about that; and we suspect it was probably just a concept video. However, Chris Durkin from Leica Store SoHo has put together this video demonstrating LightSpeed for POS and inventory management in use there.

Leica uses LightSpeed

Jeff Garlin and MM on The Daily Show

Jeff Garlin appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, toting his Leica M Monochrom. Jon Stewart seemed to really enjoy the camera, but quips, "we have color now." Jeff is producing a documentary film about the street photography of Vivian Maier.