Leica Store Bellevue: Events



 

Reception & Exhibition. Devin Allen "Spaces of the Unentitled"

JANUARY 6TH - MARCH 2ND, 2019


Born and raised in West Baltimore and the recipient of the Gordon Parks Foundation Fellowship, Devin Allen's new show, "Spaces of the Unentitled," will be at Leica Store Bellevue on January 6th 2019, starting at 1pm. Using his Leica M240 and a wide angle lens, this new project documents the history of the rapidly-changing city of Baltimore through an inspection of local architecture and its surroundings.

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Philip Blair's "Solitude: Snow & Ice"

UNTIL JANUARY 10TH, 2019


From the artist: "My most recent work from late 2016 through 2018 are studies in loneliness & sadness, with a particular interest in remedying these. I always knew loneliness was not the same thing as hopelessness, yet there is often an uncomfortable semblance that they are. Being physically alone in wide-open space can cause a haunting agitation and even panic. Practiced solitude has the capability of bringing this into perspective: by enduring the discomfort, scenes of great peace and subtle beauty reveal themselves in these unlikely places. Calmness follows. The resulting visuals and images illustrate these journeys to the outer reaches and become unexpected messages of hope, counteragents to some of today's illusions of disconsolation and despair."

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The Monochromatic Landscape with Philip Blair – Bellevue, WA

JANUARY 11TH - JANUARY 13TH, 2019


Join us for this 3 Day Intensive Workshop with Black & White Photographer Philip Blair! Students will be first guided through the history of black and white photography, to gain insight and inspiration for making a monochromatic image. With his intimate knowledge of Washington landscapes leading the group, this workshop will be focusing on the area of the very photogenic, Deception Pass! Known for its surprising balance between contrasting subject matters, it will give students the opportunities to capture snow covered natural and man-made subjects alike.

Philip will discuss how to bring out the best out of each participants images through an afternoon group editing session, using Lightroom and Photoshop. This will allow each participant to see the creative process from start to finish, when developing a monochromatic photograph. We will be discussing using curves, controlling density in the highlights and shadows and preparing your file for print. This workshop is designed for photographers who are comfortable with their camera and would like to develop their knowledge of the qualities of light and shadow, with the goal to extract the essence of the moment captured.

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Leica D-Lux – Inside & Out – Bellevue, WA

JANUARY 26TH, 2019 - 1:00 to 5:00 PM


Designed for current owners of the Leica D-Lux compact camera, this workshop combines in store lecture with a guided hands-on shooting experience that will help ensure that you get the most from your Leica camera.
This hands-on workshop explores common mistakes that often prevent photographers from capturing moments. Through an increased understanding of your cameras functions and options our goal is to move you from “point-and-shoot” photography to truly “making” images in camera.

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Leica Q Owners Workshop – Bellevue, WA

JANUARY 27TH, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM


This session will help ensure that you are making the most of the capabilities of the Q. The Leica instructor will lead you through understanding the menu system, recommended settings and step by step tips to help you increase the accuracy of your metering and speed of focus.

The workshop is arranged with a flexible schedule, so the group can organically discuss and share feedback, based on their unique areas of interest or desired areas of improvement. Having personal access to a seasoned Leica instructor will give you an unparalleled opportunity to ask tough questions and receive practical attention.

In order to put theory into practice, you’ll venture out on a shoot in the local area, giving you the chance to acquire expert advice while in the field – expanding your skills, working techniques and confidence while shooting. Attendance is strictly limited to 12 participants, so be sure to sign up at your earliest opportunity.

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