April 5, 2013
By: Thorsten Overgaard
Once photographing meant a large box camera on a tripod, shifting film plate after each shot - and working with a dark cloth over your head and the camera.
But then something happened…
Touch the image to read the story of the Leica camera 

By: Thorsten Overgaard

Once photographing meant a large box camera on a tripod, shifting film plate after each shot - and working with a dark cloth over your head and the camera.

But then something happened…

Touch the image to read the story of the Leica camera 

May 17, 2012
#Leica #Photography New updated Leica Lens Compendium from Thorsten Overgaard with the new Leica 50mm APO-Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0, Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/.09 silver limited edition and more. Touch the image to read more …
Photo: Peter Karbe by Thorsten Overgaard

#Leica #Photography New updated Leica Lens Compendium from Thorsten Overgaard with the new Leica 50mm APO-Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0, Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/.09 silver limited edition and more. Touch the image to read more …

Photo: Peter Karbe by Thorsten Overgaard

May 5, 2012
#Leica #Photography “The Leica 3B camera is often referred to as the “Freedom Camera” because it was given to German Jews so they could sell it for money once the got to America.” Read more in the Leica History page …

#Leica #Photography “The Leica 3B camera is often referred to as the “Freedom Camera” because it was given to German Jews so they could sell it for money once the got to America.” Read more in the Leica History page …

April 14, 2012
#Leica #Photography : A new page to the Leica History about the photography history chronologically: Polaroid introduced the Big Shot camera designed for portraits only. It was produced 1971-1973 and used here by Andy Warhol. Touch the image to read more …

#Leica #Photography : A new page to the Leica History about the photography history chronologically: Polaroid introduced the Big Shot camera designed for portraits only. It was produced 1971-1973 and used here by Andy Warhol. Touch the image to read more …

April 8, 2012

If in Copenhagen, Denmark, then visit The Heinrich Hirschsprung Collection in Copenhagen and see some of the great painters of Denmark and how they worked with light. 

(Source: hirschsprung.dk)

April 5, 2012
#Leica #Photography : The Leica History by Thorsten Overgaard. Touch the image to read more …
Photo: 
David Bowie 2003, Ellen Von Unwerth

#Leica #Photography : The Leica History by Thorsten Overgaard. Touch the image to read more …

Photo: 

David Bowie 2003, Ellen Von Unwerth

January 15, 2012
vintagecamerastyle: #Leica #Photography 

Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt with his Leica camera, showing actor Eli Wallach how to hone in on a shoot during rehearsal for TV’s Sunday Showcase drama called “the Margaret Bourke-White Story” in which Wallach plays the role of “Eisie.” Location:	US Date taken:	1959 Photographer:	Peter Stackpole

vintagecamerastyle: #Leica #Photography 

Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt with his Leica camera, showing actor Eli Wallach how to hone in on a shoot during rehearsal for TV’s Sunday Showcase drama called “the Margaret Bourke-White Story” in which Wallach plays the role of “Eisie.” Location: US Date taken: 1959 Photographer: Peter Stackpole

December 29, 2011
#Leica #Photography : Leica-photographer Mary Ellen Mark’s Self-portrait with Marlon Brando on the Set of “Apocalpyse Now” 1979. Touch the image to read more Leica history

#Leica #Photography : Leica-photographer Mary Ellen Mark’s Self-portrait with Marlon Brando on the Set of “Apocalpyse Now” 1979. Touch the image to read more Leica history

December 28, 2011
#Leica #Photography : Dr. Walter Mandler was the father of legendary lenses such as the Leica 50mm Noctilux-M f1.0 (designed 1969), the Leica 35mm Summilux-M f1.4 (designed 1958), the Leitz 75mm Summilux-M f1.4 (designed 1980), the Leitz 80mm Summilux-R f1.4 (designed 1980) and the Leica 180mm APO-Telyt-R f3.4 (designed 1975). Touch image to read the history of Leica

#Leica #Photography : Dr. Walter Mandler was the father of legendary lenses such as the Leica 50mm Noctilux-M f1.0 (designed 1969), the Leica 35mm Summilux-M f1.4 (designed 1958), the Leitz 75mm Summilux-M f1.4 (designed 1980), the Leitz 80mm Summilux-R f1.4 (designed 1980) and the Leica 180mm APO-Telyt-R f3.4 (designed 1975). Touch image to read the history of Leica

December 22, 2011
#leica #Photogarphy : Peter Karbe, head of Leica optics design, has worked on the 50mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4 (according to rumor, he worked the lens design for ten years, and in his spare time). Touch the image to read more Leica History

#leica #Photogarphy : Peter Karbe, head of Leica optics design, has worked on the 50mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4 (according to rumor, he worked the lens design for ten years, and in his spare time). Touch the image to read more Leica History

November 30, 2011

#Leica #Photography : Once photographing meant a large box camera on a tripod, shifting film plate after each shot - and working with a dark cloth over your head and the camera.
But then something happened…

#Leica #Photography : Once photographing meant a large box camera on a tripod, shifting film plate after each shot - and working with a dark cloth over your head and the camera.

But then something happened…

November 24, 2011
#Leica #Photogarphy LEICA HISTORY UPDATED In December the Leica Store Mayfair in London as well as the Paul Smith stores in London will be offering these two limited Leica D+Lux 5 edition leather cases in just 150 of each. Price should be around 3-400$. To read more, click on the photo

#Leica #Photogarphy LEICA HISTORY UPDATED In December the Leica Store Mayfair in London as well as the Paul Smith stores in London will be offering these two limited Leica D+Lux 5 edition leather cases in just 150 of each. Price should be around 3-400$. To read more, click on the photo

November 23, 2011
#Leica #Photography LEICA HISTORY UPDATED: The German entertainers, The Jacob Sisters holding a big Leica M in 1967. The dummy camera made of wood by the way still exist in a collection in the USA. To read more click on the image

#Leica #Photography LEICA HISTORY UPDATED: The German entertainers, The Jacob Sisters holding a big Leica M in 1967. The dummy camera made of wood by the way still exist in a collection in the USA. To read more click on the image

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