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What makes a Portrait a Portrait?

14 Aug 2018 2018 LEICA


What makes a Portrait a Portrait?

Featuring: Mark Mann

Presented in partnership with







Friday, September 21 | 7:30PM – 9PM
Location: Leica Pavilion


Dive deep into the art of portraiture with Mark Mann to find the balance between self-expression as the photographer and authenticity in the sitter during this hands-on portrait shoot at the Leica Pavilion, in partnership with Loculars.


Mark Mann is a celebrity and advertising photographer. He was born in Glasgow, where he lived until he went to study at the prestigious photographic program at Manchester Polytechnic. Before long, the recent graduate was assisting innovative fashion photographers, Nick Knight and Miles Aldridge, learning the ropes and building his own body of work. Three years later, Mark started shooting on his own, relocating to New York City.


Experience Photoville through the lens of a Leica camera with our daily Leica-on-Loan program. Bring your SD card and your passion for photography, we’ll provide the right tools to capture unforgettable moments in and around Photoville.

A selection of Leica cameras and lenses are available to loan on a first-come, first-served basis. Valid ID and credit card required to participate.

#FrameTheMoment Contest

Show us your interpretation of #TheLeicaLook for a chance to win a Leica Sofort. Visit the Leica Pavilion to pick up a frame, post an image shot through the frame on Instagram and tag #FrameTheMoment and @LeicaCameraUSA.