Wednesday, June 19, 2013


Leica Akademie presents new multiday workshops this summer!

The Leica Akademie in North America enters its third year of operation with expanded workshops for intermediate and advanced photographers! These multiday workshops on Conservation Photography, Street Photography and developing a distinctive visual style offer a unique, challenging and fun learning opportunity for both Leica customers and those discovering the Leica system for the first time.

Leica Conservation Photography

Telling the bigger story of the landscape.

Lead by photographer Bridget Besaw this series of workshops are designed to teach the combined techniques of landscape and people photography, while connecting photographers with a passion for the environment to timely stories and beautiful locations that environmental organizations need help protecting. These workshops are perfect for photographers with a passion for the environment.

Bar Harbor, Maine: August 22-25, 2013


Patagonia, Chile: December 8-14, 2013


Leica Street Photography Weekends

A great tradition continued


Leica cameras are known worldwide as the perfect tool for street photography. Designed as a crash course in everything street photography, these intense workshops will push you creatively while improving your technical confidence. Spend three days shooting, editing, and reviewing your images with a Leica Akademie instructor and featured local street photographers.

Vancouver: July 20-21.13
Los Angeles: August 2-4.13
Washington DC: September 6.13
New York: September 20-22.13

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: June 21-23.13
Calgary: September 13-15.13
Miami: January 17-19.14
Los Angeles: January 24-26.14

Leica M9/M-E Owners

Get the most from your Rangefinder.


If you currently own the M9 or M-E and have never attended a Leica Akademie workshop before, this should be your first stop. This one day session teaches you how to achieve astounding results with your camera, while providing access to a selection of lenses from Leicas full line. Combining classroom lecture with hands-on learning your Akademie instructor will share some of his personal tips, shooting techniques and working methods to enable you to gain more from your camera.

Los Angeles: July 31.13
New York: August 9.13
Washington DC: November 13.13
Miami: February 22.14

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