Photokina 2016: Leica Press Preview

By Makoto Shibata (Photo Journalist/Japan)

The German camera manufacturer introduced Sofort

Photos taken with Sofort are on exhibit

On September 20th Leica’s large exhibition kicked off Photokina. It includes photos taken with Sofort, the latest instant cameras of the German camera manufacturer.

In the morning of the opening day of Photokina…

…finally I reached Leica’s gallery

Leica gallery

The opening event at Leica gallery was invitation-only. There were queues at the entrance.

Around 400 works by famous photographers are on exhibit. Leica gallery also hosts “Upcoming Masters” to showcase works of talented students around the world.

Makoto Shibata

He is a freelance photo journalist who works worldwide based in Hong Kong. He mainly covers foreign business shows and art fairs.

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