Here we’ve got shots from Marshall Artist’s latest lookbook. Justin Bridges was behind the lens on this one and styled the shoot as well, showcasing some of the label’s latest offerings for the S/S ’13 season. The collection’s filled with a range of fabrics such as lightweight chambray and camo prints atop some mid-weight outerwear pieces. We’ve always appreciated the brand’s attention to detail and ability to craft wearable product, something that doesn’t go unnoticed here. Look for the pieces to be available now through select MA stockists.
To mark the opening of the Daimaru Shinsaibashi Leica store in Osaka, Japan, Leica has released the X2 in a white leather shell with all the quality and detail the Leica brand has to offer. The X2 packs 16.2 megapixels and comes with a 24mm Leica Elmarit lens. Only 100 pieces of this limited edition camera will be available at the Osaka Leica shop on Wednesday, March 13th.
Todd Selby recently took a trip to shoe and bag designer Christian Louboutin’s Home and Studio in Paris, France. The imagery provides a glimpse into the life of the designer, showcasing things such as the interior design of his home to an outstanding footwear collection that’s brought him to international acclaim. The photos are accompanied by a short interview with Mr. Louboutin as well. Head to The Selby for all the goods.
Louis Vuitton has launched its Foulards d’Artistes scarf collection in Tokyo with help from Olivier Zahm, editor-in-chief of French fashion magazine Purple. The scarves, designed by a group of international artists, made their retail debut at Dover Street Market Ginza this past Saturday with other LV stores getting the goods next month. Zahm also shot a series of photos of the scarves and brings more light to another photography exhibition he is doing at Tokyo’s Last Gallery, originally owned by the late Dune magazine founder and publisher Fumihiro Hayashi.
The Foulards d’Artistes collection is produced each season in collaboration with a specific artist, and for this edition New York-based Japanese creative Aiko was asked to create the new, graffiti-inspired prints. (via super)
Burberry has released looks at their Fall 2012 ad campaign and we have to say it’s quite different from the work we’ve seen from the British label in the past. This campaign celebrates Britishness, London and the Burberry heritage of weather protection in the most cinematic shoot to date, featuring a new cast of rising British talent – Roo Panes and Gabriella Wilde. It was shot at the iconic Royal Naval College in Greenwich, London, where the new Les Miserables is currently being filmed.
Oh, that’s nice. You’re looking at a new wide angle lens from Carl Zeiss — the Distagon T* 2,8/15. The German lens maker’s latest creation will be available with for Canon EF and Nikon F mounts. The lens can focus from just 25cm (10″) and offers a 110 deg and is said to be extremely quick. Other Distagon fixed focal lengths include 18mm, 21mm, 25mm, 28mm, and 35mm. Expect the 15mm model to entice photogs into architectural and landscape photography. It features 15 optical elements, including two aspheric elements and glass with abnormal partial dispersion to control distortion and chromatic aberration. It features an integrated lens hood and accepts 95mm threaded filters.
The price is marked at $2,948 with a release date set for May 2012.
Kanye West recently linked up with Odd Future’s Frank Ocean and Tyler, the Creator while he was in Australia. The imagery shows the trio at work on music we can’t wait to hear. Enjoy the shots as that’s all we’ve got for now.
The Impossible Project drops another amazing collaboration this time teaming up with Holden Outerwear for a camera kit worth grabbing as soon as it drops. The rebirth of analog instant photography is here as companies like Holden are so willing to support Impossible’s creative endeavors. This kit comes packed with a Holden-customized vintage SX-70 Polaroid camera, a leather camera case made in collaboration with Tanner Goods, instant film and filter that was co-produced by Holden and Impossible, all presented in a custom wooden box.
The team selected ten well known photographers to use to use Impossible film to capture their vision of Holden’s lifestyle ideology through instant photography. The t-shirt collection that will come of this project will be available at Holden Outerwear online, select shops as well as Holden x Impossible exhibitions that will be running next fall.
The rumor mill is in full swing with Fujifilm’s X-Pro1 being outed on several sites. The successor to the X100, the X-Pro1 has been said to have a 16 MP APS-CMOS censor, hybrid view-finder, magnesium and alloy body and a full suite of accessories. It’s seen being packaged with a 18mm (27mm equivalent) f/2.0 and 35mm (53mm equivalent) f/1.4 lens as well as a larger 60mm lens. No concrete word on pricing just yet but rest assured the details will be out soon enough.
Nikon has finally unveiled the D4, the long-awaited successor to the camera maker’s full-frame D3S DSLR. It features a 16.2 megapixel sensor and an extended ISO to 204,800 at Hi-4 as well as a brand new full-frame FX-format sensor to take things next level. The D4 can also capture 10 fps stills at full resolution with full auto focus and exposure. A new 51-point AF system offers full cross-type focusing that’s compatible with all Nikon lenses, even when paired with a teleconverter. Nikon’s latest beast also features two card slots with support for both UDMA-7 CF and the recently-announced XQD format, which brings write speeds of up to 125 MB/s — enough to capture 105 consecutive RAW images at 10 fps. A release is slated for late February.