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"i really like your photography. You inspire me a lot, thank you."

 
  - L. F. (Bangkok)  

 

Taipei

Taipei, Taiwan, November 30 - December 2, 2014

Three days in Taipei for hanging out and visiting some friends.

 

Met a lot of stewardesses outside Taipei Airport. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm APO-Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0
Met a lot of stewardesses outside Taipei Airport. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm APO-Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0

 

     
 

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"Hi Thorsten, I bought and read your book Finding the Magic of Light, and since then I think I look at photography with other eyes. It's a very inspirational book and a very good one. Now it's time to practice!"

 
  - J. U. (Sydney)  

 

 

Visiting Kyoto

Kyoto, Japan, December 3 - 8, 2014

Doing workshop in the Leica Gallery Kyoto.

 

Photographing Satsuki, the top ranking maiko (apprentice geiko) in Gion Kobu right now. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95
Photographing Satsuki, the top ranking maiko (apprentice geiko) in Gion Kobu right now. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95


A dog helping running the cigaret store in Kyoto in the evening. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.
A dog helping running the cigaret store in Kyoto in the evening. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.

 

     
 

"I am writing, to tell you that your article and pictures made with Leica Digilux 2 pushed me to buy this beautiful camera! For years I prefered analog cameras. I just love the Digilux 2 and the way it calmly captures images. I only miss a bit the mechanical sound of "real" shutter."

 
  - J. S. (Gdansk)  

 

 

Robin Isabella with Satsuki in Kyoto.
Robin Isabella with Satsuki in Kyoto.

 

Shiyo Takahashisan
Shiyo Takahashi, the Lagerfeld of Leica. Photo by: © Thorsten Overgaard, December 2014. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95. Read more about him at the Leica History page.

 

     
 

"I am writing, to tell you that your article and pictures made with Leica Digilux 2 pushed me to buy this beautiful camera! For years I prefered analog cameras. I just love the Digilux 2 and the way it calmly captures images. I only miss a bit the mechanical sound of "real" shutter."

 
  - J. S. (Gdansk)  

 

 

Dubai Airport 8 AM on the way to Denmark. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95
Dubai Airport 8 AM on the way to Denmark. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95

 

 

     
 

"Dear Thorsten, I just wanted to write to say thank you for the wonderful guidance your pages have given me on my (very emerging) hobby. I manage to travel around the world a lot for my job and your pages have given me a lot. I hope to meet and take on one of your courses/workshops in the near future."

 
  - V. K. (London)  

 

 

48 hours in Denmark

Aarhus, Denmark, December 10-11, 2014

Backing up harddrives, re-packing and then to the airport ...

Denmark in December, preparing for Christmas and "hygge". Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.
Denmark in December, preparing for Christmas and "hygge". Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.

 

London

London, United Kingdom, December 12 - 16, 2014

Doing workshop in London, and a few assignments.

 

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

 

Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.
Joy posing for the workshop in her Indonesian dress. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.

 

Princess Joy Villa
The Christmas Daze in London the last evening. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95

 

 

     
 

"Your works and your articles are fabulous!!!"

 
  - J. L. (Costa Rica)  

 

 

Los Angeles

Los Angeles, USA, December 17, 2014

 

A moment of insomnia in Hollywood. Arrived in out home in LA and woke up 03.00 AM and had a moment alone with the moon and the sound of helicopters over the city. Leica M 240 with Leica 21mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4
A moment of insomnia in Hollywood. Arrived in out home in LA and woke up 03.00 AM and had a moment alone with the moon and the sound of helicopters over the city. Leica M 240 with Leica 21mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4

 

     
 

"A belated big thank you for the Workshop! My Leica is now with me almost all the time."

 
  - A. R. (Munich)  

 

 

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, USA, December 18 - 21, 2014

 


On the pier early morning 07 AM. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95

 

Skater Girl in the Santa Barbara Skater Park. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95
Skater Girl in the Santa Barbara Skater Park. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95

 

Santa Barbara Skater Park. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95
Santa Barbara Skater Park. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95

 

 

Santa Barbara Skater Park. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95
Santa Barbara Skater Park. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95

 

 

My daughter Caroline. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95
My daughter Caroline. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95

 


Caroline Overgaard. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95

 


Santa Barbara train station. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95

 

     
 

"I got a lot out of your "New inspiration extension course" - thanks a lot!"

 
  - H. C. (Russia)  

 

 

Hollywood

Los Angeles, USA, December 22 - January 1

Having Chistmas and new year in Hollywood.

 

     
 

"I just wanted to tell you that I very much enjoy following you on Facebook. Your photos have substance! They are inspirational to me. I appreciate what you do..."

 
  - E. F. (Texas)  

 

 

Inside our secret Hollywood place. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95. q
Inside our secret Hollywood place. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.

 


Caroline taking care of business. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.

 

Oliver & Brittany in Hollywood. Leica M 240 with Leica 21mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4.
Oliver & Brittany in Hollywood. Leica M 240 with Leica 21mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4.

 

Robin Skyping with the family in Denmark. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.   Robin Skyping with the family in Denmark. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.



Oliver & Brittany in the garden in Hollywood. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.

 

Zach and Caroline having a play of chess on the balcony in Hollywood. Leica M 240 with Leica 90mm APO-Smmicron-M ASPH f/2.0. December 2014.
Zach and Caroline having a play of chess on the balcony in Hollywood. Leica M 240 with Leica 90mm APO-Smmicron-M ASPH f/2.0. December 2014.



Hollywood rooftop. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.

 


Ike Lee hanging out with Robin. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm APO-Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0

 

 

         
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New Years evening in Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, USA, December 31

We celebrated new year at The Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills with a lot of friends before we packed our bags and prepared for Santa Fe the next day.

 

New Years Evening in Beverly Hills. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.
New Years Evening in Beverly Hills. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.

 


New Years Evening in Beverly Hills. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.

 

     
 

"Followed your blog for a while and bought a Leica Digilux 2 because you listed a lot of good pictures and a positive review of it. I really like your kind of pictures. Please keep on sharing more of those pictures with us."

 
  - M. R. (Germany)  

 

 


New Years Evening in Beverly Hills. Oliver & Brittany. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.

 

 

New Years Evening in Beverly Hills. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.
New Years Evening in Beverly Hills. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.

 

Julius Dilligard singing at New Years Evening in Beverly Hills. Leica M 240 with Leica 21mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4.
Julius Dilligard singing at New Years Evening in Beverly Hills. Leica M 240 with Leica 21mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4.

 

Chill EB performing at New Years Evening in Beverly Hills. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.
Chill EB performing at New Years Evening in Beverly Hills. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.

 

   
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Leica M digital cameras:   Leica L digital cameras:
Leica M11   Leica SL
Leica M10   Leica SL2
Leica M10-P   Leica SL2-S
Leica M10-R   Panasonic Lumix S1R
Leica M10-D   Leica TL2
Leica M10 Monochrom   Leica CL
Leica M9 and Leica M-E   Leica L-Mount lenses
Leica M9-P   Leica R digital cameras:
Leica M9 Monochrom   Leica R8/R9/DMR
Leica M240   Small Leica mirrorless digital cameras:
Leica M246 Monochrom   Leica D-Lux
Leica MD-262 and Leica M60   Leica C-Lux
    Leica V-Lux
Leica M film cameras:   Leica Q2 / Leica Q2 Monochrom
Leica M6   Leica Q
Leica M4   Leica Digilux 3
    Leica Digilux 2
Leica M lenses:   Leica Digilux 1
Leica 21mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4   Leica Digilux
Leica 21mm Leica Super-Elmar-M ASPH f/3.4    
Leica 21mm Super-Angulon-M f/3.4   Leica R film cameras:
Leica 28mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4   Leica R8 / R9
Leica 35mm Summilux-M ASPH FLE f/1.4 and f/1.4 AA   Leica R4
Leica 35mm Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0   Leica R3 electronic
Leica 35mm APO-Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0   Leicaflex SL / SLmot
Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95 FLE    
Leica 50mm Noctilux-M f/1.0   Leica compact film cameras:
Leica 50mm Noctilux-M f/1.2   Leica Minilux 35mm film camera
7artisans 50mm f/1.1   Leica CM 35mm film camera
Leica 50mm Summilux-M ASPH f//1.4    
Leica 50mm Summicron-M f/2.0 "rigid" Series II   Leica R lenses:
Leica 50mm APO-Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0   Leica 19mm Elmarit-R f/2.8
Leica 50mm Elmar-M f/2.8 collapsible   Leica 35mm Elmarit-R f/2.8
Leica 75mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/1.25   Leica 50mm Summicron-R f/2.0
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Leica 75mm Summilux-M f/1.4   Leica 80mm Summilux-R f/1.4
Leica 90mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.5   Leica 90mm Summicron-R f/2.0
Leica 90mm APO-Summicron-M ASPH f/2.0   Leica 180mm R lenses
Leica 90mm Summarit-M f/2.5   Leica 250mm Telyt-R f/4.0
Leica 90mm Elmarit f/2.8   Leica 400mm Telyt-R f/6.8
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Which Computer for Photographers?   Lightroom Survival Kit (Classic)
What is Copyright? Advice for Photogarphers   Lightroom Presets by Overgaard
Synchronizing Large Photo Archive with iPhone   Lightroom Brushes by Overgaard
Quality of Light   Capture One Software
Lightmeters   Capture One Survival Kit
Color meters for accurate colors (White Balance)   "Finding the Magic of Light" eBook (English)
White Balance & WhiBal   "Die Magie des Lichts Finden" eBook (German)
Film in Digital Age   "The Moment of Impact in Photography" eBook
Dodge and Burn   "Freedom of Photographic Expression" eBook
All You Need is Love   "Composition in Photography" eBook
How to shoot Rock'n'Roll   "A Little Book on Photography" eBook
X-Rite   "After the Tsunami" Free eBook
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More than 250 articles by Thorsten Overgaard   Leica M9 Masterclass (video course)
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Heinz Richter's Leica Barnack Berek Blog   Adobe Photoshop Editing Masterclass
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Above: Satsuki, the top ranking maiko (apprentice geiko) in Gion Kobu right now. Leica M 240 with Leica 50mm Noctilux-M ASPH f/0.95.

 



 


 

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Thorsten Overgaard
Thorsten von Overgaard is a Danish born multiple award-winning AP photographer, known for his writings about photography and Leica cameras. He travels to more than 25 countries a year, photographing and teaching workshops which cater to Leica enthusiasts. Some photos are available as signed editions via galleries or online. For specific photography needs, contact Thorsten Overgaard via e-mail.

You can follow him at his television channel magicoflight.tv and his on-line classroom at overgaard.com

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