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.
The story behind that picture: “An interview with Thorsten von Overgaard in CONNOISSEURS”
“If you look around at people with a camera you see in the street, or have a look at the most popular subjects on the internet, you can easily tell that photography is one of the biggest interests on the planet. We all love to create, and sometimes we also like the intriguing technology of photography, which is basically painting with light.”
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."
"He kidnapped me last year and has been taking me around the world ever since."
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The four-day Overgaard Photo Seminar & Advanced Workshop in Venice, Itayl, is the first of its kind in Venice, and the season is choosen for the best light.
By Thorsten Overgaard
Inspiration is fundamental for photographing; at least if you want it to be fun and you try to reach results above the norm
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#Leica #Photography : So walking behind Ann and approacing three men by a scooter smoking and talking, I knew what the outcome would be. I noticed that when a tall blond woman elegantly dressed walked in the streets of Palermo, the men would stop what they were doing and admire the woman with respect. Touch the image to read the story behind that picture …
Photo: Thorsten Overgaard
Berlin, Germany: July, 2011. Funny when you shoot with another street photographer. Tends to happen that way. At least that dude was dry. Umbrellas are for pussies. And the British. ;) (I only say that because I’m jealous of the £ and it’s artificially inflated valuations). Leica M9. 35 ‘lux. Aperture » Silver Efex Pro 2.