Gallery Events

Leica Akademie : Photography Wide Open with Mark de Paola

Saturday, November  | 10am – 5pm

For the first time, on the east coast, fine art photographer and director Mark de Paola presents an exclusive one day workshop at Leica Store Boston Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 10 am – 5 pm.

Focused on “Photography Wide Open”, this seven hour, shooting intensive, workshop is designed for creative photographers interested in stretching their imagination and expanding the traditional definition of portraiture.

For over 40 years Mark has used Leica cameras and lenses, especially the 50mm Noctilux, to deliver projects for clients ranging from Vogue and Gucci to Superbowl commercials and fine art photographic exhibitions.

His first hand experience and wealth of still and motion imagery will provide a foundation for the class and serve as a point of inspiration during an afternoon of in depth discussions and practical exercises.

Topics covered include:

  • Historical overview of Leica glass and evolution.
  • Impact of lens choice on the creative process.
  • Maximizing your use of Leica lenses.
  • Working with natural light indoors and on-location.
  • Techniques for working at minimum focusing distance.
  • Capturing motion in a still image.
  • Understanding the collaboration between photographer and model.

After a morning of lectures the class will break up into small groups to work with models on location both at the Leica Gallery and at selected outdoor locations. The sessions will conclude with a brief review of work from the day.

Owning a Leica is not required for this event. We will have a selection of both M and the newest Leica SL available for you to use.

Don’t miss your chance to discover how Mark came to find his own visual aesthetic and experience for yourself the process that allows him to dance on the threshold of exposure and minimum focus distances.

This program is scheduled to coincide with the opening of Mark’s “60 Seconds” exhibition at the Leica Gallery Boston.

Price: $249

Artist Talk: Renowned Magnum Photographer Constantine Manos

Friday, September 16 | 6:30PM-8:00PM

Join us for a special artist talk with Leica Gallery Boston Featured Artist Constantine Manos. Get a behind-the-scenes perspective of his “Looking Back” exhibit as the long time Bostonian shares stories and slides from his illustrious photographic career. The talk will conclude with a special Q&A session and book signing. Books will include out-of-print collectibles that will be available for sale at the event.

Price: Complimentary

Pro Imaging Portrait Studio with the Leica S and SL

Saturday, September 17 | 11:00AM-1:00PM

Enjoy a one-on-one hands-on demo of the Leica S and SL Systems with our Pro Imaging Specialist and have your portrait taken.

Price: Complimentary

Street Photography Workshop, Leica on Loan & Photowalk

Saturday, September 17 | 3:00PM-6:00PM 

Meet us at the Leica Store Boston to learn the techniques for shooting captivating street images. Check out a Leica camera and lens for a guided photowalk with one of our knowledgeable instructors and experience the art of street photography through the Leica perspective.

Price: Complimentary

Leica Discovery Day: Exploring the Leica M System

Sunday, September 18 | 11:00AM-1:00PM

Explore Boston through the lens of a legendary Leica rangefinder camera. We’ll have a wide selection of Leica M bodies and lenses available on loan. SD card and valid ID required to participate. Loans are limited to two hours.

Price: Complimentary

Leica Discovery Day: Exploring Leica Compact Cameras

Sunday, September 18 | 3:00PM-5:00PM

Leica’s range of compact cameras offer convenience without compromise. Take a Leica Q, X, V-Lux, D-Lux or C out for a stroll through the historic streets of Boston and capture unforgettable moments through the lens of a Leica.  SD card and valid ID required to participate. Loans are limited to two hours.

Price: Complimentary
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