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The story behind that picture: "Postcards from Copenhagen Fashion Week"

By: Thorsten Overgaard

 

As you may have noticed, we were three Leica photographers and one videographer covering this years Copenhagen Fashion Week in February 2011. This is yet a selection from our three days covering 42 fashion shows. Enjoy!


Backstage the Rützau show at Copenhagen City Hall. By Thorsten Overgaard with Leica M9 and 50mm Summicron-M f/2.0


Backstage the Malene Birger fashion show. By Birgit Krippner with Leica M9 and 50mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4


Backstage the Malene Birger fashion show. By Birgit Krippner with Leica M9 and 50mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4


Copenhagen Fashion Week backstage by Tue Juelsbo with Leica M9 and 35mm Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0


Backstage Copenhagen Fashion Week by Thorsten Overgaard with the Leica M9 and 90mm Summarit-M f/2.5


Rehearsals at the bARBARA í gONGINI show. Photo by Thorsten Overgaard with the Leica M9 and 50mm Summicron-M f/2.0


Backstage the CIFFKIDS fashion show. By Birgit Krippner with Leica M9 and 50mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4


Backstage the CIFFKIDS fashion show. By Thorsten Overgaard with Leica M9 and 50mm Summicron f/2.0


The Jean//Phillip fashion show in Tivoli. Photographed by Birgit Krippner with Leica M9 and 50mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4.


Audience extraordinare at Copenhagen City Hall before the show. By Thorsten Overgaard with Leica M9 and 50mm Summicron f/2.0


Backstage Copenhagen Fashion Week by Tue Juelsbo with Leica M9 and 35mm Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0.


Bagstage Moonspoon Salon fashion show by Tue Juelsbo with Leica M9 and 35mm Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0


Backstage Copenhagen Fashion Week by Thorsten Overgaard with the Leica M9 and 90mm Summarit-M f/2.5


... and a video by Morten Bo Johansson, covering the Stine Goya, Soulland and Moonspoon Saloon shows. Made with Canon 5D Mark II using Zeiss and Leica R lenses
in corporation with Anywho. Backstage & edit by Morten Bo Johansson, Runway by Mathias Elmose Andersen


 

Three photographers and a video guy

Birgit Krippner
New Zealand/New York
  Tue Juelsbo
Amsterdam/London/Denmark
  Thorsten Overgaard
Aarhus, Denmark
Birgit Krippner   Tue Juelsbo   Thorsten Overgaard
         
Birgit Krippner, an Austrian photographer based in New Zealand/New York. Will add her special viewpoint to the fashion week, as she has done to major cities and presented in a number of exhibitions throughout the last year.  Shoots Leica M9.   Tue Juelsbo, a Danish writer and photographer who has worked the fashion week for a few years. And a fashionista with an liking for slow fashion.   Thorsten Overgaard, a Danish feature writer and photographer who has covered the fashion week for some years for Getty Images and WireImage. A time traveller on Planet Earth. Shoots Leica M9, Leica R9 DMR and Leica S2.
         
Morten Bo Johansson
Aarhus, Denmark
  Leica Denmark   Leica Camera AG
Germany
Morten Bo Johansson   Leica Hermés Edition M7   Oscar Barnack
         
Morten Bo Johansson, a Danish videographer and photographer who started working the fashion week last year. Shoots Canon 5DII with Leica, Zeiss and Canon glass.   Leica Denmark have kindly lend any and all equipment to fill the gaps in covering the Copenhagen Fashion Week.   Leica is not part of the project, yet they are always present. Everybody shoots some Leica, either the Leica M9, Leica M6, Leica S2, Leica R9/DMR or uses Leica R lenses for the video.
         

 

Other parts of this story:
"Postcards from Copenhagen Fashion Week" - Rifraff from backstage the fashion week
"The February Issue" - Backstage the Kenzo Anniversary show in Londons
"Experience the Magic of Fashion" - Video: Preparing for the Copenhagen Fashion Week
"good night, and good luck" - Backstage the Henrik Vibskov fashion show
"Art Fashion Shows" - Backstage the bARBARA í gONGINI fashion show in Copenhagen
"Shooting fashion in London" - Taking the Leica S2 out for a swing in London
"Adidas Originals at Copenhagen Fashion Week"
- Covering four days of "City Takeover"
"Backstage Copenhagen Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2011"
- Silas Adler of Soulland

 


–  Thorsten Overgaard, April 29, 2011

   
   

 

 

 

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Above: A rainy day at the Jean//Phillip fashion show in Tivoli.
Photographed by Birgit Krippner with Leica M9 and 50mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4.

 

 

 

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