Leica Portrait: Joel Meyerowitz

An award-winning street photographer who has been creating memorable images in the great photojournalistic tradition since 1962, Joel Meyerowitz pioneered the use of color in this slice of life genre, and his classic book on Cape Cod, “Cape Light” was instrumental in changing the prevailing dismissive attitudes toward color photography. Within a few days of the 9/11 attacks on The World Trade Center, Meyerowitz began to create an archive of the destruction and recovery at Ground Zero that consists of over 8,000 images of the aftermath of the tragedy. In this Leica Portrait video, Joel shares the story of his transition from junior art director to legendary photographer.


Leica Portrait: Ralph Gibson

Ralph Gibson has achieved worldwide acclaim as a photographer for more than four decades. A champion of individual expression, Gibson urges photographers to develop a personal style by following their own instincts. He has worked exclusively with the Leica for almost 50 years and here is an exclusive interview for Leica Camera.


Bruce Davidson: A Lifetime with Leica

Renowned photojournalist and Magnum photographer Bruce Davidson has been acclaimed for over half a century for his searing images of street gangs, circus performers and the civil rights struggles of the 1960s, all captured with a remarkable directness, truth and power that transcends the concept of style. Here is a portrait of Bruce Davidson with his forthcoming, charming, and revealing insights into who he is, what he’s done, and where he’s going


Mary Ellen Mark: There’s Nothing More Extraordinary Than Reality

In this video, Mary Ellen Mark (✝) describes capturing iconic photos, pushing one’s limits and finding intimacy in a shot. Mary Ellen Mark’s project is to revisit Tiny from the documentary “Streetwise” and tell her story today.


Thomas Hoepker: Leica Hall of Fame 2014

A member and former president of Magnum Photos, Thomas Hoepker has defined German photojournalism like few others. In this video, he discusses his book “Wanderlust,” his travels around the word and some of his most famous photographs. Thomas Hoepker was honored with the Leica Hall of Fame Award on September 16 at “LEICA – DAS WESENTLICHE” during photokina 2014.


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