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Hamburg celebrates 100 years of Leica with new exhibition

Hamburg celebrates 100 years of Leica with new exhibition

'Eyes Wide Open: 100 years of Leica photography'

This week in German, a new exhibition will shine a spotlight on the many aspects of small-format photography, showing around 500 works all taken by Leica cameras

The new exhibition in Hamburg titled, Eyes Wide Open: 100 years of Leica photography illuminates the history of the legendary camera manufacturer and all of its wonderful creations over the past 100 years.

Oskar Barnack created his first working Leica model back in 1914, and ever since its compact birth it has sparked a revolution in the world of photography.

Marking a major milestone in capturing a moment, the exhibition will feature a wide assortment of images taken by renowned cultural icons and photographers such as Michael Ackerman, Jane Evelyn Atwood, Ilse Bing, Edouard Boubat, René Burri, Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Mark Cohen, Bruce Davidson and many more.  

100th anniversary of the Leica

Eyes Wide Open: 100 years of Leica photography will be running until January 11 at the Deichtorhallen in Hamburg.