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Leica Akademie photography workshops announced

The Leica Store in Mayfair, London has announced a series of new photography workshops to be held on the premises. Guest speakers will be providing insights on a range of specialist photography topics, and training on the camera maker's M rangefinders and new digital compact cameras, including the X1 and recently announced V-Lux 20 is also being offered. For more details, please read the press release below.

Press release

Leica announces new photography workshops at London training facility, Leica Akademie

26 May 2010: Leica Akademie, the company’s London training facility, has announced a new programme of photography workshops for existing and prospective customers.

Based at 34 Bruton Place, London W1, the Leica Akademie hosts owner courses and introductory workshops, and will now be offering an extended series of workshops with experienced Leica photographers.

The Leica Akademie currently offers complimentary sessions for its range of cameras, as part of its premium service in the UK. By popular demand, the Leica Akademie will now cater for photographers who want to expand their knowledge of post-production software, black and white, film, travel and holiday photography, and photographs for publication. In addition, the Leica Akademie will run bespoke workshops, tailored specifically to meet each individual’s needs.

Leica Akademie workshops operate in small group sizes to allow attendees to get the utmost support from the experts and maximise their learning potential. There is a variety of workshops to suit the needs of every Leica photographer from practical, hands-on and ‘in the field’ workshops, to classroom and workstation based sessions.

Whether participants are brand new to Leica, more experienced or somewhere in between, Leica Akademie workshops will take their skills and knowledge to the next level.

Further information on workshops and the Leica Akademie can be found at:

Range of Leica Akademie workshops currently available

· Introduction to LEICA M9
· LEICA M9 Owner workshop
· LEICA M8 / 8.2 Owner workshop
· LEICA M Film Owner workshop
· LEICA M System Bespoke workshop
· Introduction to Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom®
· Advanced Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom®
· Pictures for Profit
· See the World in Black & White
· Holiday & Travel
· Introduction to LEICA X1 / V-Lux 20 / D-Lux 4

The Leica Akademie is constantly expanding the range of workshops available to provide a destination for photographic inspiration, learning and knowledge.

About the Leica Akademie

The Leica Akademie is a training facility, with full black-out capability, incorporating the LEICA PRADOVIT D-1200 projection system. It is fitted out with Naim high-end audio equipment to provide users with sound quality to complement the projector’s outstanding image quality.

The Leica Akademie offers participants the use of a personal Apple iMac workstation, with the latest photographic software and equipment, to ensure every attendee gets the most out of their experience.

The team of expert photographers includes: Gary Rowlands, Ian Farrell, Will Cheung and Brett, as well as a selection of world-class guest speakers.

Contact details for customers interested in booking workshops at the Leica Akademie:

Leica Akademie, Leica Store Mayfair, 34 Bruton Place, London W1J 6NR
Tel: 07514 539566


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