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This is what Leica was meant to be used for. Not for displaying in your showcase or using as an expensive accessory on red carpet.
This is Leica M6 of a photographer Blake Andrews, who has been active in film photography since 1993. The following image explains how exactly it was worn out.
Click the link below to read his blogpost and see more such images of the same camera.
Source: Camera as artifact.
- The Marks of a Leica That Has Not Been Used as a Fashion Accessory (petapixel.com)
- Most Expensive Production Camera and First Leica M Sold at Auction (petapixel.com)
- Paul Smith on Photography & His Collaboration with Leica (selectism.com)
You have been doing some proper research into the British Secret Service: are the books complete fiction or do certain elements of this really exist?
It is not complete fiction. There was a man called Biffy Dunderdale whom Fleming knew and who was the MI6 Head of Station in Paris in the 1930s. He was a man of great sangfroid and style who liked fast cars and pretty women and was quite an important figure. He travelled under the name of John Green, and was a glamorous figure a bit like Bond. On the other hand, …
Read entire interview: James Bond’s real-life inspiration – Salon.com.
Magnum Photos released the behind the scene snaps of famous photograph In Voluptate Mors (1951) composed by a great photographer, Philippe Halsman, as a part of Nude as Muse series. This project was a collaboration between Salvador Dalí and him to create surrealistic portrait of him, in the fashion of tableau vivant, inspired by Dalí’s gouache Female Bodies as a Skull painting. Philippe Halsman, famous for photographing highest number covers (101 in total) for Life Magazine, has created perfect masterpiece portrait of Dali, no doubt!
Follow the whole Nude as Muse series by clicking the link below, which also displays the works of other famous photographers (Jean Straker, Elliot Erwitt, Erich Lessing, Guy Le Querrec, etc.).
Source: Today’s Pictures: Nude as Muse.
I absolutely adore this composition. This is used as title melody for one of my favorite movies, The Fall, directed by Tarsem. The movie is so picturesque that whenever I listen to this, I remember the scenes from the movie.
- Tarsem Singh’s Immortals (updated) (satyamshot.wordpress.com)
- The Immortals (calculi.wordpress.com)
- First Look: Julia Roberts, Armie Hammer and Lily Collins in Tarsem’s ‘Snow White’ (slashfilm.com)
This song was specially composed for NGO, SOS-Kinderdörfer Patenschaft. I love this beautiful melody. According to several sources, the name of the song is Un sueño en el corazón, composed by Michael Berg, Eduardo Garcia, Axel Mackenrott. I cannot confirm it, because there is no sign of this song apart from in this advertisement.