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Access, Trust & Tradeoffs With Marcus Russell Price

Johnathan Furmanski / Leica Q2 Monochrom

Johnathan Furmanski / Leica Q2 Monochrom

Go beyond the big screen and the big personalities with documentary photographer and filmmaker Marcus Russell Price.

Presenters: Marcus Russell Price Bill Shapiro

Location: Online

Presented by:

  • Leica Camera

Go beyond the big screen and the big personalities with documentary photographer and filmmaker Marcus Russell Price and explore how he finds the small, everyday moments that speak to a larger story.

From photographing world-renowned comedians on the set to capturing quiet, behind-the-scene moments, Marcus will share what inspires him to click the shutter but also what leads him not to take a picture. Gain insight into how Marcus connects with his subjects to create stories with maximum impact, as well as how he pursues personal projects that mirror his emotions.

The program is moderated by former Editor-in-Chief of LIFE magazine, Bill Shapiro.

A Zoom link will be e-mailed via Eventbrite to all registered attendees 1-2 days prior to the program.

Photo: © Johnathan Furmanski / Leica Q2 Monochrom

Presenter Bios

  • Marcus Russell Price

    Marcus Russell Price

    Photographer and documentary filmmaker Marcus Russell Price is known for his exclusive work shooting comedians such as Aziz Ansari, Pete Davidson, John Mulaney, and Judd Apatow. He also shot Amy Schumer’s documentary, Expecting Amy for HBO Max. He just photographed the late-June cover for New York Magazine, and is a front-line photographer for the Black Lives Matter movement.

  • Bill Shapiro

    Bill Shapiro

    Bill Shapiro is the former Editor-in-Chief of LIFE magazine; he was also the founding Editor-in-Chief of, which won the 2011 National Magazine Award for digital photography. Bill is the author of several books, among them “Gus & Me”, the best-selling children’s book he co-wrote with Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards and, more recently, “What We Keep”. He is a contributing editor to Leica Conversations, and he writes about photography for The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, Vogue, Esquire, and the Los Angeles Times, among others. On Instagram, he’s @billshapiro.


  • Leica Camera

    Leica Camera

    Ignite your passion for photography with Leica Camera at Photoville

    Discover the allure of Leica photography at Photoville through curated photowalks complemented by a Leica on Loan program. From action photography to environmental portraiture, you’ll experience Leica photography and guidance by acclaimed Leica photographers. 

    Leica Camera is founded on a tradition of optical excellence and a conscious focus on the essentials of exquisite image making. For over a century, the brand has motivated visual storytelling through the quintessential union of craftsmanship, design and experience, providing essential tools that influence the art, culture and creation of photography. Photoville attendees can see this firsthand at the Leica Pavilion, which will showcase a one-of-a-kind photographic experience through a variety of interactive Leica activities designed to ignite your passion for photography.

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