Leica Playground 2018, a key highlight of the Leica Foto Festival Singapore 2018 that aims to bring you a series of programmes presenting photo-art in the form of exhibitions, talks and workshops from October till December in celebration of photography, introduces a brand-new shooting platform for everyone to enjoy and get creative.
Offering the perfect opportunity for both amateurs and professionals to discover the everlasting appeal of Leica cameras, Leica Playground brings a fun and engaging experience to explore the world of Leica as like-minded individuals gather for a fun-filled weekend at Wheeler’s Yard on 10 & 11 November 2018, from 11:00AM – 6:00PM.
With activities and photography workshops for everyone, look out for the Leica ambassadors on hand, who will offer tips and tricks to capture the perfect shot, transforming your visions into personal creative fulfillments.
Find out more about Leica Playground at https://www.leicaplayground.
Taking My Chances: Street Photography by Jesse Marlow
Location: Leica Galerie, The Fullerton Hotel
Exhibition: 30 November 2018 – 1 February 2019
Masterclass: 30 November 2018
Winner of several major awards including the International Street Photography Prize and Monash Gallery of Arts Bowness Prize, Jesse Marlow’s works are held in public and private collections around the world.
Look forward to a day with the protégé as Marlow showcases some of his best works and shares about his approach to street photography before leading participants out to “pound the streets”, looking for interesting and quirky images. He will spend time with each participant, and offer personal advice on ways to refine the craft and boost confidence on the street.
Wanderlust by Thomas Hoepker
Location: Leica Store Raffles Hotel
Exhibition: 7 December 2018 – 5 March 2019
Portfolio Reviews: 7 December 2018
Talk: 7 December 2018
This comprehensive workshop will heighten your understanding of black and white photography, both at the time of capture, and when editing. Learn how to coax the maximum tonality from any scene, from portraits with rich tonal depth through to high contrast street scenes.
Alan Schaller’s black and white photography has found its way to the front covers of magazines, in leading newspapers, used for advertising by luxury brands, and has been exhibited and featured internationally. If you have a passion for black and white, in any genre of photography, this is your chance to learn how to set yours apart.