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On The Road with Thorsten Overgaard · The October 2015 Journal
 
   
 
   

On The Road with Thorsten Overgaard · October 2015

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By: Thorsten Overgaard

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

 

     
 

"I'm not a professional photographer, but I follow your site and I would like to congratulate you for it. I find your placements that focus on photographic composition and the light above all very interesting. I believe that many are lost that in a world of advertisements and technology. Many people are forgotting the true art of composition.

The second topic I want to address is precisely about your website. I see that your pictures privilege qualities generally observed in painters. They are not just pictures, but compositions. Many books have treated this subject, but I'm interested in knowing about your vision about photography as art and as a document in more depth."

 
  - A. F. (Spain)  

 

Judging PhotoWerk Berlin competition & exhibiton

Berlin, Germany, October 1, 2015

 

Donata Wenders, Gen Sadakane and I looking at photographs on the big screen for more than seven hours. Leica M 240 with Leica 28mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4
Donata Wenders, Gen Sadakane and I looking at photographs on the big screen for more than seven hours. Leica M 240 with Leica 28mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4

Donata Wenders, Gen Sadakane and I spent the whole day judging photos submitted for the PhotoWerkBerlin portrait photo competition and exhibition (opens November 2 at Projektraum PhotoWerkBerlin).

More than 300 artists from Berlin to India and New Zealand had submitted their series of photographs for the four categories. It was a lot, and only by the help of Norbert Wiesneth who operated the projector in a very organized and German Ordnung way did we mange to go through it all more than once, make a shortlist and select a winner in each category.

Stay tuned for the announcement and the exebition. It's going to be awesome!

 

Nerding out with the nerds in Wetzlar

Wetzlar, Germany, October 1, 2015

I was in Wetzlar to talk about a number fo things and met many interesting people. More on this in upcoming articles.

 

Nerding out with the nerds at Leica. Leica M 240 with Leica 28mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4. © 2015 Thorsten Overgaard.
Nerding out with the nerds at Leica. Leica M 240 with Leica 28mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4. © 2015 Thorsten Overgaard.

My suggestion for employer of 2015 at Leica Camera AG, the young Finnish born Swede (now living in Wetzlar), Vincent Laine. We had a talk about the Leica Q design which Vincent Laien designed.

A photo posted by Vincent Laine (@vincent.laine) on

 

Paris Masterclass

Paris, France, October 6, 2015

I will be doing my Overgaard Workshop in Paris, which will be a Monochrom Masterclass. Our workshop base is on a very nice houseboat.

 

I met this charming lady in Palais Royal in Paris. I asked if I could take a photo. I could. She's Jenny Bernheim. and was in paris for the fashion week. Leica Q.
I met this charming lady in Palais Royal in Paris. I asked if I could take a photo. I could. She's Jenny Bernheim. and was in paris for the fashion week. Leica Q.

 

Chuen Seng Teoh and Anders Ketelsen, photographing Joy Villa in Paris.
Chuen Seng Teoh and Anders Ketelsen, photographing Joy Villa in Paris.

 

Joy Villa in Paris by Thorsten Overgaard. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M f/0.95.
Joy Villa in Paris by Thorsten Overgaard. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M f/0.95.



Gary Sfez from paris and Chuen Seng Teoh from KL at the Paris workshop. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M f/0.95.
Gary Sfez from Paris and Chuen Seng Teoh from KL at the Paris workshop. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M f/0.95.

 


Editing at the Overgaard Workshop in Paris, October 2015.

 

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We went to the Goyard store to pick up my new camera bag. I bought it back in May when I was in Paris last time. Now it was ready.
We went to the Goyard store to pick up my new camera bag. I bought it back in May when I was in Paris last time. Now it was ready.

 

Palais Royal where people hang around and talk or read. Leica Q. © 2015 Thorsten Overgaard.
Palais Royal where people hang around and talk or read. Leica Q. © 2015 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

 

         
 

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London Workshop

London, UK, October 11, 2015

I did my Overgaard Workshop in London. The next London workshop will be on January 8, 2016.

 

Eugenio Frasca from Italy and Lili Ochner from Denmark working in the Queens Gardens park in London in the Overgaard Workshop. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M f/0.95.
Eugenio Frasca from Italy and Lili Ochner from Denmark working in the Queens Gardens park in London in the Overgaard Workshop. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M f/0.95.

 

The classic look of London with the usual disorder and cofusion. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M f/0.95.
The classic look of London with the usual disorder and cofusion. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M f/0.95.

 


London by Thorsten Overgaard. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M f/0.95.

 

 

         
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A peaceful spot in the sunshine. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M f/0.95.

 

Sunday morning in London. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M f/0.95.
Sunday morning in London. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M f/0.95.

 

I met this young gentleman in the park and asked if I could take a picture. I could. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M f/0.95.
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I-Shot-It winners announced

San Francisco, October 13, 2015

The winners of the I-SHOT-IT prestigious black & white photo competition has been announced. Judged by Birgit Krippner and Thorsten Overgaard. Sponsored by Leica Camera AG.

 

 

 

Back in the Kingdom of Denmark

Aarhus, Denmark, October 15-20, 2015

 

For a few days we're in Denmark and will be putting more work into the future projects. I noticed this little note on the project wall. Don't expect to see it till 2016 or so though. Leica Q
For a few days we're in Denmark and will be putting more work into the future projects. I noticed this little note on the project wall. Don't expect to see it till 2016 or so though. Leica Q


     
 

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I don't know what to say other than I am blown away. What an astonishing piece, "A Lesson in Leica History". With my background as a dealer, factory technician, collector and user, I thought that I pretty much knew the history of Leica. Thank you so much for this enjoyable education about my beloved Leica.I will save this and enjoy it for years to come."

 
  - K. W. (USA  

 

 

Anniversary Event

East Grinstead, UK, October 21 - 26, 2015

I will be photographng events and portraits for a few days outside London.

 


Thorsten von Overgaard in action by Ray Kachatorian
Thorsten von Overgaard in action by Ray Kachatorian, October 2015. The jacket is very appropiate the Who Jacket from Bolongaro Trevor - the Union Jack as a jacket!

 

 

 

           
 

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Photographing Ruddy Rodríguez

London, United Kingdom, October 26, 2015

I had the pleasure of photographing former Miss Venezuela and Bond girl, who since has become a superastar actress in Venezueala and elsewhere. Ms. Ruddy Rodríguez. This is one of the photos that are not for the acual shoot, so I can show this one.

 

Ruddy Rodríguez by Thorsten Overgaard
Ruddy Rodríguez. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95. © 2015 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

 

 
 

 

   
   

 

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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
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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)
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"The Von Backup" camera backpack   "Finding the Magic of Light"
     
     
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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
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Thorsten Overgaard Workshop Schedule   Thorsten Overgaard on Twitter
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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
     
 
 
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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
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Leica X
Light metering
White Balance for More Beauty
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Lightroom Survival Kit
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Capture One Survival Kit

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The Story Behind That Picture
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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.

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