Leica Camera at Art Basel Miami

Leica teams up with Miami Street Photography Festival and HistoryMiami to celebrate the art of photography. 

The festival will be held during Art Basel Miami from December 3rd to 6th at HistoryMiami. 

The MSPF is an international three-day conference and exhibit, offering workshops and lectures with renowned photographers, and showcases the best of emerging contemporary street photographers. Participate in a number of events such as portfolio reviews and master talks with world renowned photographers.  


Leica MSPF 2015 InstaMeet with Jason Peterson and Young Guru

Master of black and white street photography, Jason Peterson (@jasonmpeterson) and legendary sound engineer and Leica photographer, Young Guru (@youngguru763) will be at Art Basel, experiencing the entire event through the lens of a Leica. Jason and Guru will share their perspective on photography through the Leica lens. Join Jason & Guru for this exclusive talk and gain some insight on how they are able to create such powerful photographs that tell stories of all the urban landscapes they've captured.After the talk, stay for an Art Basel themed photowalk with Jason & Guru. 

The InstaMeet with Jason Peterson and Young Guru will be held in the HistoryMiami auditorium and starts at 1PM on Saturday, December 5th and lasts until 3PM.


Leica's "24 Hours in Miami" Project 

Local Instagrammers will be going about Miami from December 2nd to 3rd, with their Leica cameras, shooting the Miami experience in a span of 24 hours. Of all the photos taken, the best will be unveiled along side the InstaMeet with Jason Peterson. 

The unveiling will be in HistoryMiami on Saturday, December 5th at 1PM.


Get Your Hands on a Leica 

It's safe to assume after all this Leica buzz you'd want to get your hands on your own. Fear not, we will be loaning out cameras throughout the entirety of the event.If you decide to post your adventure, make sure to give us some love and hashtag #LeicaCameraUSA and #LeicaArtBasel 

A Leica Camera loan is available on a first come, first serve basis. Please bring a photo ID, credit card, and your own SD card to participate in the loan program. Loans will be from 10AM- 5PM  December 3rd & 4th and 10AM- 12PM December 5th.


Win the new Solid Gray Leica D-Lux

All you have to do is fill out a brief questionnaire at our iPads located at the Leica on Loan tables at the HistoryMiami. In addition to filling out the questionnaire, you will need to post on Instagram . Here's how you can win:

  • Follow @leica_camera_usa on Instagram
  • Upload an image from MSPF / Art Basel to your Instagram account
  • Tag your images with #LeicaCameraUSA and #LeicaArtBasel

The winner will be selected by a Leica photographer and announced on December 8th on Leica Camera USA's Instagram account (@leica_camera_usa). The winner will be notified via email.If you do not have an Instagram account you can download the application to your smartphone and create an account. Contest only open to US Residents; terms and conditions apply. 

Please email mail@leicacamerausa.com for details.


See the Works of the MSPF Contest Finalists

These finalists represent the best of contemporary street photography. They have been selected by photographers who live and breathe street photography. HistoryMiami are exhibiting in its museum the contest finalists for two months, including during Art Basel Week. Finalists are also eligible to win the Grand Prize, a brand new Leica Q.