We received the following information from Leica Camera:
Dear Leica Friend,
Leica Akademie workshops coming to Vancouver and Toronto this summer!
Whether you choose a one day, weekend or perhaps an all-inclusive weeklong photographic adventure, the Leica Akademie provides hands-on learning, creative challenges and the opportunity to push yourself creatively, while enjoying the company of other Leica photographers. There is no better way to learn Leica than the Leica Akademie.
The Truth About Photographs
Developing a Distinctive Visual Style
Going beyond the traditional technical workshop this 3-day program, designed for intermediate to advanced Leica M photographers explores the process of personal creativity and authorship in photography. Led by renowned documentary photographer and educator Quinton Gordon, participants will focus on increasing visual awareness with a goal for each photographer to make images that are distinctly their own.
Toronto, July 21-23, 2013
Leica M Monochrom
The future of black and white photography
Many of the worlds most memorable images were shot in black and white. As any experienced black-and-white shooter can attest, there is something unique, compelling and beautiful about this traditional medium.
Explore the fascinating monochromatic world and "test drive" the new M Monochrom, the worlds first digital rangefinder exclusively designed for Black and White Photography.
Vancouver, July 19, 2013
Leica Street Photography
Vancouver, July 20-21, 2013
Leica M cameras are synonymous with street photography. This workshop will uncover the history, techniques and essence of the genre. Join Vancouver based Leica blog contributor Egor for a memorable two days in the streets of Vancouver and come away with a better understanding of what it means to be a "street photographer" today.
Leica Destination Workshops
All-inclusive multi-day photography experiences
Combine world-class locations, fine food and accommodations with amazing photo instruction and you have the key ingredients of Leica Destination workshops. This year, we have added two conservation-focused programs in Patagonia and Bar Harbor, Maine
To Register go to: http://us.leica-camera.com/service/leica_academy/