Friday, August 3, 2012


I received the following information via email from Leica Camera AG:

Dear Leica Customer,
Leica Camera is pleased to announce an expanded 2012-2013 schedule for the Leica Akademie North America.
The Leica Akademie will travel to 16 cities in North America with 36 workshops designed to inspire and spur creativity while strengthening skills for photographers of all levels. From one-day photographic lectures to all-inclusive weeklong adventures, the Leica Akademie 2012-2013 expanded program offers a diverse series of exciting programs, encouraging the development of well-rounded photographers across North America. 

Leica M Monochrom Workshops
Explore the world of Black and White with the world’s first digital rangefinder camera exclusively for full-frame, 35mm black-and-white photography. This workshop will take you from theory to practice as you "test drive" the Leica M Monochrom. Along the way, you will learn not only what makes this camera special, but also discover the steps needed to pre-visualize scenes in black and white and explore new ways of seeing lighting, texture, contrast and tonal gradation.

Washington DC, September 27th, 2012
Toronto, October 5th, 2012
New York, October 12th, 2012
San Francisco, November 9th, 2012
Miami, December 8th, 2012
Los Angeles, January 12th, 2013
Atlanta, January 19th, 2013
Dallas, February 2nd, 2013
Vancouver, February 23th, 2013

Leica Destinations: All-inclusive multi-day photography experiences
From the grand vistas of Big Sur, California to walking in the footsteps of Ansel Adams in New Mexico or even visiting a glacier on a documentary project in Chilean Patagonia, Leica Destination workshops combine fine food and exquisite accommodations with intimate and immersive photography experiences.

New destination workshops include:
Preserving Patagonia: March 23rd-30th, 2013
Big Sur: April 23rd-27th, 2013
Santa Fe: May 19th-23rd, 2013

The Truth About Photographs: Developing a Distinctive Visual Style
Designed for intermediate to advanced Leica M photographers, this 3-day workshop goes beyond camera introduction and focuses on the creative process of making images. Led by renowned documentary photographer and educator, Quinton Gordon, participants’ experience a combination of dynamic lectures, shooting sessions, discussions and group review that will help increase visual awareness, and build confidence in your own photography.

Portland: September 14th, 15th, 16th 2012
San Francisco: September 19th, 20th, 21st 2012
Vancouver: November, 2nd, 3rd, 4th 2012
Los Angeles: November, 30th, 31st 2012

For more information on Leica Akademie North America’s schedule:
or call us at 1-800-222-0118.

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