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On The Road with Thorsten Overgaard · The August 2015 Journal
 
   
 
   

On The Road with Thorsten Overgaard · August 2015

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

 

     
 

"My overall goal taking part in the Rome Workshop, was to focus much at the light, which I can transfer to future photo and television news stories that I produce. And I got it.

The hands on practice and advice from Thorsten benefits both experienced pro´s like my self, and amateurs who wants to step up a level. So with my tired feets walking around hot Rome, I now will go back and let the experiences and inspiration go into my photography works. You are newer to old, too experienced or (especially) too good to learn."

 
  - M. A. (Denmark)  

 

 

Unboxing video: Karl Lagerfeld's Fendi book

Denmark, August 7, 2015

I normally don't do unboxing videos, but for Karl Lagerfeld I will do an exception. We got his new FENDI anniversary book (it's been 50 years) made by master bookprint Gerhard Steidl.

 

 

 

City of Angels

Hollywood, USA, August 8 - September 26, 2015

We'll be in LA for a while, wirting, photographing, performing, recording, shopping, training, reading ...

 

Sunset Boulevard sample photo by Thorsten Overgaard with Leica 28mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4
Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, August 2015. Leica M 240 with Leica 28mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4
. © 2015 Thorsten Overgaard. Lightroom 6 with 2010 Process.

 

New toy arrived in Los Angeles for test, the Kenko KCM-3100 color meter:

#LeicaQ meets the #Kenko #color #meter KCM-3100 for a #cover shoot in #Hollywood #cameraporn

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Robin pointing out Los Angeles on a globe. Leica Q.

 

Shopping B1 vitamins in a supermarket in Los Angeles, August 2015. Joy reads everything and checks everything. Leica M 240 with Leica 28mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4. © 2015 Thorsten Overgaard. Lightroom 6 with 2010 Process.
Shopping B1 vitamins in a supermarket in Los Angeles, August 2015. Joy reads everything and checks everything. Leica M 240 with Leica 28mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4. © 2015 Thorsten Overgaard. Lightroom 6 with 2010 Process.

 

     
 

"I just wanted to drop you a line to say thank you for your review of the Leica Q. I'm considering coming to Leica from a Fuji x100 and found your review balanced and informative. For a relative beginner like me the level of detail was very useful and your wide range of sample pictures were a great help. Thank you again."

 
  - R. P. (UK)  

 

 

My new morning ritual in Hollywood is to go on the rooftop before the sun starts to heat up the city. Here I read a chapther or two in my Jay-Z bible Decoded while zipping coffee and smoking my morning cigarettes. Leica M 246 with Leica 75mm Summilux-M f/1.4
My new morning ritual in Hollywood is to go on the rooftop before the sun starts to heat up the city. Here I read a chapther or two in my Jay-Z bible Decoded while zipping coffee and smoking my morning cigarettes. Leica M 246 with Leica 75mm Summilux-M f/1.4

 

     
 

"I enjoyed your review of the Leica Q very much. Thank you!"

 
  - O.H (Canada)  

 

 

My new articl: How to preserve photographs so they will survive through time ...
My new articl: How to preserve photographs so they will survive through time ...

 

 

 

San Diego

USA, August 13-14, 2015

We'll went to San Diego for a video shoot with Joy's designer Andre Soriano and Nicki Minaj afterparty.


The hard working video people from Enjet Media

 


Andre Soriano

 


Princess Joy Villa and Tabitha Lipkin

 


Princess Joy Villa selfie. Leica M 246 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95
Princess Joy Villa selfie. Leica M 246 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95

 

     
 

"Kudos on this Leica Q review, it's EPIC. Great work :) (And now you have me wondering how I can justify a $4k camera …)"

 
  - C.M. (USA)  

 

My workspace in Hollywood late afternoon when the sun comes down low. I can see the Hollywood sign from the windows. Leica M 240 with Leica 28mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4.
My workspace in Hollywood late afternoon when the sun comes down low. I can see the Hollywood sign from the windows. Leica M 240 with Leica 28mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4.

 

Tie Her Up camera strap for Leica
I got my new black leather Tie Her Up camera strap from Greece. It's a Rock'n'Roll custom made for my Leica M 240 so it fits perfecty. Leica M 246 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95
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  - O.B. (Germany)  

 

We went to see the Seattle band Down North perform at The Mint in Los Angeles on August 31.
We went to see the Seattle band Down North perform at The Mint in Los Angeles on August 31.

 

Down North from Seattle.
Down North from Seattle.

 

 
 

 

   
   

 

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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
     
 
 
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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: Princess Joy Villa in our 1920's shoot in Los Angeles, wearing a dress from Nathanaelle Couture. Hair by Kim Berry, makeup by Nichole Ray. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm APO-Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0.
© 2015 Thorsten Overgaard.

 

 



 


 

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Leica History
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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"

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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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