Filmed over 7 days - A Life With Leica explores the philosophy behind Danish photographer Thorsten von Overgaard as he practices his craft throughout the streets of Rome, Italy.
"Standing on My Own Two Feet" by Thorsten Overgaard. Photographed in Sydney, April 2013 with Leica M240 and Leica 21mm Summilux-ASPH f/1.4 Read the…
Thorsten Overgaard Photography Workshop in Tel Aviv-Jaffa, May 2014
Overgaard Workshop in HONG KONG November 2013
The Overgaard Workshpp is tailored to bring you up to an advanced level on using your camera equipment, setting up a workflow on your computer, editing and presenting images, and shooting different assignments.
Photo: Princes Joy Villa as model in Hong Kong (photo by Pankaj Goel)
The origin of photography
Pictures are painted by light. If one studies the great painters one will realize that they knew about light, even they didn’t know about photography.
Black Leicaflex SL mot from Leitz Wetzlar, Germany
(827 of these cameras were build 1968-1974). Touch the image to read more …
The Story Behind That Picture: “Photographing Roger Moore”
A couple of years ago I met Roger Moore on the street and asked if I could take a photo of him and his wife, Danish Kiki Tholstrup. I certainly could.
Join the SHANGHAI workshop in November for an unique experience!
"He kidnapped me last year and has been taking me around the world ever since."
The Story Behind That Picture: “A Moment in Paris”
My experience is often that the first photo in a series is the best. If I should back up the experience with an explanation, I think it is that that when you see a photo, that is the photo, clear and uncluttered. The more you modify it, the more speculative it becomes.
Istanbul Workshop May 2014 by Thorsten von Overgaard
"My goal is to install enthusiasm in any photographer and raise his or her skill level, self-confidence and production volume. And I do."
Award presentation in Paris where Birgit Krippner received the first price in the category professional photographers at the Terroirs d’images® 2013 for an image made with Leica M 240.
© 2013 Thorsten Overgaard — at Jardin du Luxembourg.
Black & white photography with the Leica M9 - video tutorial
Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, June 2013. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95. © 2013 Thorsten Overgaard.