My Leica SL Story and Photos in the latest Vault Magazine

It took me awhile to find a copy of Vault. I visited about 4 National Bookstores before I found a copy (it has been on the stands since December). So make sure you grab a copy if you find one! These are going, going, gone.

I was thrilled to see the photos I took in Wetzlar, Germany. I also had the opportunity to write the article for this feature.

 

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Here are some more photos of the beautiful architecture at Leitz Park in Wetzlar, Germany. If you took an aerial shot of the architecture, you’d actually see the shape of a camera.leitz_park_wetzlar_jarconcengco_01 leitz_park_wetzlar_jarconcengco_02 leitz_park_wetzlar_jarconcengco_03 leitz_park_wetzlar_jarconcengco_04 leitz_park_wetzlar_jarconcengco_05 leitz_park_wetzlar_jarconcengco_06

The Cafe Leitz (I wish I could go back and have a cup of coffee):

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AP Photographer Nick Ut looking through the gallery of photos taken on a Leica at Cafe Leitz:leitz_park_wetzlar_jarconcengco_11

Kauffman and Kaltner discussing the features of the Leica SL:leitz_park_wetzlar_jarconcengco_12 leitz_park_wetzlar_jarconcengco_13

Stefan David:

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Nick Ut and I:

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All white everything:

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The event overflowed with canapés:

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Performor Randolph Matthews opened the event:leitz_park_wetzlar_jarconcengco_22

CEO and President Olivier Kaltner:leitz_park_wetzlar_jarconcengco_23

People got their hands on the new Leica SL:

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Sharllene Ramos of Leica Philippines:leitz_park_wetzlar_jarconcengco_25 leitz_park_wetzlar_jarconcengco_26

Edward Teo from Singapore’s Clubsnap trying out the Leica SL:

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I got to try out the Leica SL as well and was impressed with its quality:leitz_park_wetzlar_jarconcengco_28

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There is also a factory tour that we got to go on to see the processes each Leica camera goes through to ensure quality:

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A gallery of Leica cameras:

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Thank you to Leica Philippines, Vault Magazine, and Executive Class.

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