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Leica Camera at Art Basel Miami [2015]

Leica Camera at Art Basel Miami

We are proud to announce that Leica will be part of the Miami Street Photography Festival (MSPF) for the fourth year in a row.

Leica to team up with Miami Street Photography Festival and HistoryMiami to celebrate the art of photography.

The festival will be held during Art Basel Miami from December 3rd to 6th at HistoryMiami.

The MSPF is an international three-day conference and exhibit, offering workshops and lectures with renowned photographers, and showcasing the best of emerging contemporary street photographers.

At MSPF you’ll experience featured artists and photo contest participants. Participate in a number of events such as portfolio reviews with some of the best photographers and master talks, which are interactive talks and presentations with world renowned photographers.

Stay tuned for the announcement of our closing party the evening of Saturday, December 5th.

Follow us on Instagram (@leica_camera_usa) and Twitter (@LeicaCameraUSA) to keep up to date with all of our MSPF events!

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Photo Credit: Tavepong Pratoomwong, 1st Place 2014

Leica MSPF 2015 InstaMeet with Jason Peterson

Master of black and white street photography, Jason Peterson (@jasonmpeterson) will be at Art Basel, experiencing the entire event through the lens of a Leica SL. Jason will be sharing his experience shooting Leica and perspective on photography. Join Jason for this exclusive talk and gain some insight on how he is able to create such powerful photographs that tell stories of all the urban landscapes he’s captured.
After the talk, stay for an Art Basel themed photowalk with Jason.

The InstaMeet with Jason Peterson will be held in the HistoryMiami auditorium and starts at 1PM on Saturday, December 5th and lasts until 3PM.


Photo Credit: Jason Peterson (@jasonmpeterson) on the Leica M Monochrom

Local Instagrammers will be going about Miami from December 2nd to 3rd, with their Leica cameras, shooting the Miami experience in a span of 24 hours. Of all the photos taken, the best will be unveiled along side the InstaMeet with Jason Peterson.

The local- Miami Instagrammers include:
Jerry Kestel (@witness_X)
Andrew Hector (@andrewhector)
Matias Vasquez (@weownthecity)
Edgar Woo (@woosupreme)
Cynthia Lagos (@cynlagos)
Brian Ladder (@brianladder)
Andrew Kaufman (@akfotoinc)

The unveiling will be in HistoryMiami on Saturday, December 5th at 1PM.

Get Your Hands on a Leica

It’s safe to assume after all this Leica buzz you’d want to get your hands on your own. Fear not, we will be loaning out cameras throughout the entirety of the event.
If you decide to post your adventure, make sure to give us some love and hashtag #LeicaCameraUSA and #LeicaArtBasel

A Leica Camera loan is available on a first come, first serve basis.
Please bring a photo ID, credit card, and your own SD card to participate in the loan program.
Loans will be from 10AM- 5PM December 3rd & 4th and 10AM- 12PM December 5th.


Photo Credit: Mike Evans (@macfilos)

Win the new Solid Gray Leica D-Lux

All you have to do is fill out a brief questionnaire at our iPads located at the Leica on Loan tables at the HistoryMiami.

In addition to filling out the questionnaire, you will need to post on Instagram . Here’s how you can win:

Follow @leica_camera_usa on Instagram
Upload an image from MSPF / Art Basel to your Instagram account
Tag your images with #LeicaCameraUSA and #LeicaArtBasel

The winner will be selected by a Leica photographer and announced on December 8th on Leica Camera USA’s Instagram account (@leica_camera_usa). The winner will be notified via email.If you do not have an Instagram account you can download the application to your smartphone and create an account. Contest only open to US Residents; terms and conditions apply.

Please email mail@leicacamerausa.com for details!

See the Works of the MSPF Contest Finalists

These finalists represent the best of contemporary street photography. They have been selected by photographers who live and breathe street photography. HistoryMiami are exhibiting in its museum the contest finalists for two months, including during Art Basel Week. Finalists are also eligible to win the Grand Prize, a brand new Leica Q.


Photo Credit: Wojciech Ryzinksi, 2nd Place 2014

Learn more about Leica:
Leica website: leica-camera.com
Leica on Facebook: www.facebook.com/LeicaCamera
Leica on Instagram: @leica_camera