Dr Andreas Kaufmann

A visit to Wetzlar, meeting Dr Andreas H Kaufmann.

mickyates Leica, Photography 1 Comment

Dr Andreas H Kaufmann, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Leica, and whose family is the majority owner of the Leica Company, invited us to visit Wetzlar. Good friend and fellow Leica shooter James Kezman also joined the visit. This followed a recent, friendly discussion on Facebook about Leica Manufacturing and Marketing (more on that below), so the trip was arranged …

Is Street Photography trying too hard?

mickyates Documentary, Leica, Lightroom, London, Nikon, Photography, Street photography, United Kingdom 9 Comments

I attended the excellent ‘Street London Symposium‘ this past weekend, the second of its kind. Most professionally run and a huge amount of fun. Best photo event I have attended for ages. (thank you Nick Turpin, Jason Reed and the team – and of course Martin Usborne’s overall Hoxton Mini Press sponsorship). The weekend had a range of international speakers …