Dec 182014
 
Photographer's Gift Guide

Photographer’s Gift Guide What to buy for your favorite photographer Travel Essentials   1.  North Sea Sweater $ 150 When winter flexes its muscles, grab the “Submariner” sweater from North Sea.  Its a 100% wool turtleneck that the Brits invented so they could stay warm while hunting U-Boats.  It balances the historical accuracy with a [more...]

Dec 152014
 
Photographer at LARGE: Michelle Leung

Photographer at Large Michelle Leung ART & FEAR Adam’s Note The end of December is the perfect time to reflect on the goals we set back in January.  All over the world people gather to clink glasses and celebrate the possibility of the future.  Maybe all of the rituals of New Years Celebration are to [more...]

Dec 122014
 
Adam Marelli x Slow Tools Camera Bag Collaboration

Adam Marelli x Slow Tools  Camera Bag Collaboration New York City/Osaka One Year of Testing In the summer of 2013, I met Ichiro Nitta at the Capsule Trade show here in New York City.  He represents a boutique bag manufacturer out of Osaka Japan, named Slow Tools.  In their collection, a small canvas shoulder bag [more...]

Dec 092014
 
MTA Arts & Design Installs New Photography Exhibit by Danny Lyon

Danny Lyon MTA Arts & Design Installs New Photography Exhibit by Danny Lyon ‘Underground: 1966’ Features Images of Subway Riders on View for First Time   Adam’s Note Every year New York City attracts millions of photographers, many of whom are waiting to take their first subway ride through the heart of Manhattan.  Originally opened [more...]

Dec 082014
 
Photo Tips: How to talk to Strangers No 01

How to talk to Strangers  “The Couple” N° 01   Preface How many of us would love to photograph perfect strangers, but the idea of talking to people, let alone taking their picture, seems impossible.  This is a series that looks at situations around the world, where I have met complete strangers, taken their picture [more...]

Dec 022014
 
Workshop Photographer: Monika Houck's Venice

Workshop Photographer: Monika Houck’s Venice Da maestro ad apprendista From master to apprentice  Venice, ITALY   Adam’s Note How often do we allow someone to come to work with us?  Not that often, right?  And for good reason.  Work is our livelihood.  It is the place where we build up a reputation that comes with [more...]

Nov 252014
 
Harry Benz Camera Strap: The B Strap

Harry Benz B Strap Simple Solution for an age old problem  Toronto Canada   Start from scratch While most of the photography world wants to sell you on technology and features, Toronto-based designer Harald Benz is taking a different approach.  He is ok with camera companies duking it out over high ISO performance and cameras [more...]

Nov 202014
 
Venice, through the eyes of a Writer, Mirsada Hadzic

Venice, through the eyes of a Writer –Mirsada Hadzic Until you meet again…   Adam’s Note How can an experience be summarized in a single medium?  Whether it is the typewriter of Ernest Hemingway or the camera of Robert Capa…the feel of a city like Venice is difficult to capture in one medium.   No [more...]

Nov 122014
 
Kyoto Genius Table with Adam Marelli, hosted by Leica Kyoto

Kyoto Genius Table, featuring Adam Marelli Go-On x Kyoto City x Kyoto University Hosted by Leica Kyoto   Genius Table Collaborations are one of Kyoto’s strengths.  Their promotion of like minded artists and creatives from around the city is at the heart of Kyoto’s outward expansion.  At the front of this movement you will find [more...]

Oct 312014
 
Leica Blog Interview with Adam Marelli

Leica Blog Interview with Adam Marelli Leica Meet x Leica Camera “Invisible City” Cultural Photography Back in April, I was introduced to the Leica Meet photography group.  Founder Olaf Willoughby brings together Leica photographers from Europe and the US to discuss, shoot, and explore the world with a camera.  Whether you are a professional or [more...]