Leica’s Celebration of Photography Event Nourishes a Creative Community

Friends, family, media and photographers joined together in Wetzlar, Germany for a four-day program

Last month at Leica‘s headquarters in Wetzlar, Germany, the camera brand proved once again that it’s more than a company; it’s a community. They have been manufacturing precise, high-end instruments (cameras, lenses and more) of exceptional quality for 150 years, and those who adore their products seem to organically gravitate to each other. Appreciating this sense of community, Leica invited friends, family, media and photographers …

Photographer Barbara Iweins Documented All 12,795 Objects She Owns

A vibrator, a mold of teeth and metal combs to extract head lice: these are just some of the 12,795 objects that photographer Barbara Iweins captured when she set out to document every item she owns. The project, which is covered in the book Katalog and distilled into an accompanying exhibit of the same name at Rencontres d’Arles until 25 September, was sparked after Iweins moved houses …

Five Highlights from the 2021 Venice VR Expanded Competition

Standouts from the 37 extended-reality projects at the 78th Venice International Film Festival

Presenting another milestone extended-reality roster, the Venice VR Expanded division of the 78th Venice International Film Festival includes 37 projects from 21 different countries, available to view on site in Italy (1-11 September) and online (1-19 September). The prestigious annual event’s programming once again conveys the pioneering spirit and advancing capabilities of virtual, augmented and mixed reality. With the support of Facebook’s Oculus and HTC’s Viveport, …