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Through the Lens of Eggleston

By<p>WSJ Staff<p>The selection of William Eggleston’s photographs, “At War with the Obvious,” currently on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, reminds us why he an American master. For the June issue of WSJ. Magazine, to be included with this Saturday’s issue of the The Wall Street …

How Leica Camera Is Reinventing The Medium-Format Market On Its Own Terms

<i>Stephan Schulz, the Head of Professional Photo at Leica Camera AG, and his team face two of the most fundamental – and tricky – issues in marketing strategy: How do you tack when one of your core audiences melts away? And: how does a company that is strongly identified with one market establish</i> …

An article that explores the various reasons to consider a Leica system as a photographic tool, rather than merely as an object of desire or luxury good.

<i>Last updated January 27, 2012</i><p>Contents<p>“I'm a man of simple tastes. I'm always satisfied with the best.”<b><br>- Oscar Wilde</b><p>Introduction<p>You might often hear …

Delivery Update for the Leica M

Since its presentation at the photokina 2012, the new Leica M has become extremely popular. The large number of orders we have received shows the …

Learn Composition from the Photography of Henri Cartier-Bresson

<b>Update</b>: The Foundation of Henri Cartier-Bresson has asked that this article be taken down. Apologies.

5 Amazing Apps That Every Photographer Should Have

Once upon a time photography was in large part about remembering complicated rules and equations and a fair amount of luck. The more you knew of the …

Why Should I be Frugal, When I’m So Rich?

Ahh, money. The more you have of it, the more you get to spend, right? Everybody does it that way, so that must be the right way to do it. We all …

Winners of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards

The winners of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards have just been announced. Norwegian photographer Andrea Gjestvang was announced as the Photographer of the Year, for her series of portraits of children and youths who survived the July 2011 massacre on the island of Utoeya, outside Oslo. This …

Sony world photography award winners – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/apr/25/sony-world-photography-award-winners-pictures<p>720<p>As the victors are announced in the Sony …

Gold, the worst investment of 2013, is now even worse

Gold was already the worst investment of the year. But it’s even worse after today’s terrific tumble sent the price below $1,500 dollars a troy ounce today for the first time since 2011. What’s set off the recent spate of selling? Was it Goldman’s suggestion to sell? Have the doomsday gold hoarders …

Financial Markets

11 Surprising Facts About Gillian Anderson

Through thousands of years of knowledge and learning, we’ve developed extremely advanced intelligence as a species, especially when compared to other …

New York City

You don’t have to make yourself miserable to build a great company

By most measures, I’m a lazy bastard. I wake up around 1pm and almost always get eight hours of sleep. Most days, I head to the office in the early …