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On The Road with Thorsten Overgaard · The May 2015 Journal
 
A 1952 Packard in Hollywood Hills by Thorsten Overgaard
   
 
   

On The Road with Thorsten Overgaard · May 2015

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Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec 2013
2014: Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec 2014
2015: Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec 2015
2016: Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec 2016
2017: Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec 2017
2018: Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec 2018
2019: Jan Feb March April May June July Aug         2019

By: Thorsten Overgaard

This is the ongoing journal of my travels, photography, experience with people, places and equipment.

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"Absolutely love your vision and your eye. You've taught me a lot already about shooting already. Keep up the outstanding work!"

 
  - K. S. (Hawaii)  

 

Los Angeles

Hollywood, May 1, 2015

I was on a short trip to LA andalso visitted the Paris Photo.

 

French style meets the Rolling Stones at Paris Photo in Los Angeles. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.

 

Ralph Gibson by Thorsten Overgaard
Ralph Gibson at Paris Photo in Los Angeles, April 2015. © 2015 Thorsten Overgaard. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.

 


Selfie with the Leica M Monochrom Typ 246 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95 at f/0.95, 6400 ISO. © 2015 Thorsten Overgaard.

 


I met fellow danes, Carsten Ingemann and Jacob Gils at Paris Photo Los Angeles where they exhibited their fine art photos. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.

 

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Late nigth music meeting at the vegan fast-food restaurant Doomie's Home Cookin' at the corner of Vine and Fountain. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95

 

 

     
 

"Hi Thorsten, just read your article on 50 APO Summicron interview with Peter Karbe. I was astonished by the idea behind 50 APO Summicron. Thanks for this article it was a pure enlightenment for me! I think Leica should be putting more soul in their manuals and explaining the engineering behind each lens... this is so much more motivational."

 
  - B. B. (USA)  

 

 

Joy and Girlcrush
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The Rainbow, 9015 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, USA, May 4, 2015 at 8:00 PM.

Joy Villa and Girlcrush performed at Rainbow in Los Angeles, and then together with their new song #PLAY. This was also the release party of the new track and music video #PLAY.

 


Joy Villa performing at Rainbow in Los Angeles. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95

 


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Girlcrush and Joy Villa performing their new hit #PLAY at Rainbow in Los Angeles. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95

 

 

           
 

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Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey, May 8-12, 2015

I was in Istanbul to do the Overgaard Workshop in Istanbul. Even it is only few months since we visited the last time (September 2014), it was a great trip. It's a facinating city. Most likely I will not have time to come back till 2017.

The first morning I woke up really early and went out in the rain for some hours.

 

Thorsten Overgaard Workshop in Istanbul
Overgaard Workshop in Istanbul

 


John Rabbit from Ireland in the Istanbul Workshop, May 2015.
Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95

 

Istanbul Sunday 7AM. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95
Istanbul Sunday 7AM. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95

 

     
 

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  - A. F. (Spain  

 

Pepper so you can understand it. At the Four Seasons Hotel in Istanbul. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95
Pepper so you can understand it. At the Four Seasons Hotel in Istanbul. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95

 

Patrick Bouklee from new York in the Istanbul workshop, May 2015. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95
Patrick Bouklee from new York in the Istanbul workshop, May 2015.
Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95

 

 

 
   
   
         
   

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"I have now watched the first three Lightroom Survival Kit tutorial videos and I am impressed how effectively and smoothly you handle a big number of photos! It shows extremely well what you described in the written document. It was also interesting to see how well the B&W JPG files worked in comparison to the DNG/RAW file. Possibly the best video of how to use Lightroom I have seen :-)"

 
  - H. K. (Helsinki)  

 

Cannes Film Festival

Cannes, France, May 15-22, 2015

We attedended the Cannes Film Festival.

 

 

     
 

"I find your books very helpful and thought-provoking".

 
  - B. P. (UK)  

 

Munich

Munich, Germany, May 23, 2015

I am in Munich, Germany to do Overgaard Workshop in Munich.

 

     
 

"I love your work, photography and reviews ... you have wery informative website, I have learned a lot form you".

 
  - M. T. (Bosnia and Herzegovina)  

 

 

         
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"Thorsten. I've followed your work and advice for quite some time and referenced your Leica M 240 articles when buying my own (first) Leica. Very useful to have your experiences".

 
  - J. B. (UK)  

 

 

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Paris, France, May 28, 2015

I am in Paris, France to do Overgaard Masterclass Workshop in Paris.

 

 

     
 

"Just read your book 'The moment of emotional impact in photography'. I like it … I think you have observed and found a very unique and exceptional explanation of what makes somebody produce memorable photographs. Keep doing what you do and stay 16 years of soul :)"

 
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  - B. S. (Portugal)  

 

 


     
 

"Thank you very much for the time you have spent in putting information, instruction and news up on the Leica system. From following your newsletters and Facebook postings I have grown in knowledge which finally resulted in purchasing a Leica M 240 from Camera Electronics in Perth.

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Thorsten Overgaard's Leica Article Index
Leica M cameras:   Small Leica cameras:
Leica M10   Leica Q full-frame mirrorless
Leica M10-P   Leica CL
Leica M Type 240 and M-P Typ240   Leica TL2
Leica M-D Typ 262 and Leica M60   Leica Digilux 2 vintage digital rangefinder
Leica M Monochrom Typ246 digital rangefinder   Leica Digilux 1
Leica M Monochrom MM digital rangefinder   Leica Sofort instant camera
Leica M9 and Leica M-E digital rangefinder   Leica Minilux 35mm film camera
Leica M9-Professional digital rangefinder   Leica CM 35mm film camera
Leica M4 35mm film rangefinder    
     
Leica M lenses:   Leica SLR cameras:
Leica 21mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4   Leica SL 2015 Type 601 mirrorless fullframe
Leica 21mm Leica Super-Elmar-M ASPH f/3.4   Leica R8/R9/DMR film & digital 35mm dSLR cameras
Leica 21mm Super-Angulon-M f/3.4   Leica R10 [cancelled]
Leica 28mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4   Leica R4 35mm film SLR
Leica 35mm Summilux-M ASPH FLE f/1.4 and f/1.4 AA   Leica R3 electronic 35mm film SLR
Leica 35mm Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0   Leicaflex SL/SL mot 35mm film SLR
Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95    
Leica 50mm Noctilux-M f/1.0 and f/1.2   Leica SL and TL lenses:
Leica 50mm Summilux-M ASPH f//1.4    
Leica 50mm APO-Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0    
Leitz 50mm Summicron-M f/2.0 "rigid" Series II   Leica R lenses:
Leica 75mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/1.25   Leica 19mm Elmarit-R f/2.8
Leica 75mm Summilux-M f/1.4   Leica 35mm Elmarit-R f/2.8
Leica 75mm APO-Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0   Leica 50mm Summicron-R f/2.0
Leica 90mm APO-Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0   Leica 60mm Macro-Elmarit f/2.8
Leica 90mm Summarit-M f/2.5   Leica 80mm Summilux-F f/1.4
Leica 90mm Elmarit f/2.8   Leica 90mm Summicron-R f/2.0
Leitz 90mm Thambar f/2.2   Leica 180mm R lenses
    Leica 400mm Telyt-R f/6.8
Leica Cine Lenses:   Leica 35-70mm Vario-Elmarit-R f/2.8
Leica Cine lenses from CW Sonderoptic   Leica 35-70mm Vario-Elmarit-R f/4.0
     
     
History and overview:   Leica S:
Leica History   Leica S1 digital scan camera
Leica Definitions   Leica S2 digital medium format
Leica Lens Compendium   Leica S digital medium format
Leica Camera Compendium    
The Solms factory and Leica Wetzlar Campus   "Magic of Light" Television Channel
    Thorsten von Overgaard YouTube Channel
     
Photography Knowledge   Thorsten Overgaard books and education:
Calibrating computer screen for photographers   Thorsten Overgaard Masterclasses & Workshops
Which Computer for Photographers?   Lightroom Survival Kit (Classic)
What is Copyright? Advice for Photogarphers   Lightroom Presets
Synchronizing Large Photo Archive with iPhone   Capture One Survival Kit
Quality of Light   "Finding the Magic of Light" eBook (English)
Lightmeters   "Die Magie des Lichts Finden" eBook (German)
Color meters for accurate colors (White Balance)   "The Moment of Impact in Photography" eBook
White Balance & WhiBal   "Freedom of Photographic Expression" eBook
Film in Digital Age   "Composition in Photography" eBook
Dodge and Burn   "A Little Book on Photography" eBook
All You Need is Love   "After the Tsunami" Free eBook
How to shoot Rock'n'Roll   The Overgaard New Inspiration Extension Course I
X-Rite   The Overgaard Photography Extension Course
The Origin of Photography    
Hasselblad/Imacon Flextight 35mm and 6x6 scanner   Leica M9 Masterclass (video course)
Leica OSX folder icons   Leica M10 Masterclass (video course)
    Leica M240 Masterclass (video course)
    Leica Q Masterclass (video course)
Bespoke Camera Bags by Thorsten Overgaard:   Leica TL2 Quick Start (video course)
"The Von" travel camera bag   Street Photography Masterclass (video course)
"Messenger" walkabout bag    
"24hr Bag" travel bag   Thorsten von Overgaard oin Amazon:
"The Von Backup" camera backpack   "Finding the Magic of Light"
     
     
Leica Photographers:    
Jan Grarup   Riccis Valladares
Henri Cartier-Bresson   Christopher Tribble
Birgit Krippner   Martin Munkácsi
John Botte   Jose Galhoz
 
Douglas Herr   Milan Swolf
Vivian Maier  
Morten Albek    
Byron Prukston   Richard Avedon
     
The Story Behind That Picture:   Thorsten Overgaard on Instagram
More than 200 articles by Thorsten Overgaard   Join the Thorsten Overgaard Mailing List
Thorsten Overgaard Workshop Schedule   Thorsten Overgaard on Twitter
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Leica Forums and Blogs:    
Leica M10 / M240 / M246 User Forum on Facebook   Heinz Richter's Leica Barnack Berek Blog
Jono Slack   Leica Camera AG
Steve Huff Photos (reviews)   Leica Fotopark
Erwin Puts (reviews)   The Leica Pool on Flickr
LeicaRumors.com (blog)   Eric Kim (blog)
Luminous Landscape (reviews)   Adam Marelli (blog)
Sean Reid Review (reviews)   The Leica User Forum
Ken Rockwell (reviews)   Shoot Tokyo (blog)
John Thawley (blog)   I-Shot-It photo competition
     
 
 
The Von Overgaard Gallery Store:    
Hardware for Photography   Von Overgaard Ventilated lens shades:
Bespoke Camera Bags and Luxury Travel Bags   Ventilated Shade for Current 35mm Summilux FLE
Software for Photography   Ventilated Shade E46 for old Leica 35mm/1.4 lens
Signed Prints   Ventilated Shade for Leica 50mm Summilux-M ASPH
Mega Size Signed Prints   Ventilated Shade E43 for older 50mm Summilux
Mega Size Signed Limited Prints   Ventilated Shade for 35mm Summicron-M ASPH
Medium Size Signed Limited Prints   Ventilated Shade for older 35mm/f2 lenses
Small Size Signed Limited Prints   Ventilated Shade E39 for 50mm Summicron lenses
Commisioning Thorsten Overgaard Worldwide   Ventilated Shade for Leica 28mm Summilux
Thorsten Overgaard Archive Licencing   Ventilated Shade for current 28mm Elmarit-M
Video Masterclasses   Ventilated Shade for older 28mm Elmarti-M
Photography Books by Thorsten Overgaard   Ventilated Shade E49 for 75mm Summicron
Home School Photography Extension Courses   ventilated Shade E55 for 90mm Summicron
Overgaard Workshops & Masterclasses   Ventilated Shade for 28mm Summaron
Artists Nights   Ventilated Shade for 24mm Elmarit
Gallery Store Specials   Ventilated Shade E60 for 50mm Noctilux and 75/1.4
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Above: A 1952 Packard in Hollywood Hills. The owners last name was also Packard.
Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95

 



 


 

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Leica Definitions
Leica History
Leica Lens Compendium
Leica Camera Compendium
Leica 21mm Super-Elmar-M ASPH f/3.4
Leica 21mm Super-Angulon f/3.4
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Leica 28mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4
Leica 35mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4
Leica 35mm Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0
Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95
Leica 50mm APO-Summicron-M f/2.0
Leica 50mm Summicron-M f/2.0
Leica 50mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4
Leica 75mm Summilux-M f/1.4
Leica 75mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/1.25
Leica 90mm Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0
Leica 35-70mm Vario-Elmarit-R f/2.8
Leitz Cine lenses
7artisans 50mm f/1.1
Leica Digilux 2

Leica M10
Leica M10-P
Leica M10-D
Leica M9, M9-P and Leica ME
Leica M 240
Leica M 240 for video
Leica M 262
Leica M-D 262
Leica M Monochrom
Leica M 246 Monochrom

Leica SL
Leica SL2
Panasonic Lumix S1R
Leica R9 dSLR
Leica Q
Leica Q2
Leica CL
Leica TL2
Leica Sofort
Leica S digital medium format
Leica X
Light metering
White Balance for More Beauty
Color Meters

Screen Calibration
Which computer to get
Sync'ing photo archive to iPhone
Lightroom Survival Kit
Lightroom Presets by Overgaard
Capture One Survival Kit

Capture One Styles by Overgaard
Signed Original Prints by von Overgaard
The Story Behind That Picture
"On The Road With von Overgaard"

Von Overgaard Masterclasses:
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Thorsten Overgaard
Thorsten von Overgaard is a Danish writer and photographer, specializing in portrait photography and documentary photography, known for writings about photography and as an educator. Some photos are available as signed editions via galleries or online. For specific photography needs, contact Thorsten Overgaard via e-mail.

Feel free to e-mail to thorsten@overgaard.dk for
advice, ideas or improvements.

 

 

 


 

 


 

 

 






 

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