The Leica Camera Turns 100 Years Old By Recreating The World's Most Famous Photographs

October 8, 2014 2:32 PM

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The Leica Camera Turns 100 Years Old By Recreating The World's Most Famous Photographs

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Leica, the German camera brand that's dominated the last century of photography, the Brazilian ad agency F/Nazca has created a stunning montage of some of the world's most famous photographs, painstakingly recreated in a nod to contemporary image making. From Joe Rosenthal's "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima" to Diane Arbus' "Identical Twins" to Henri Cartier-Bresson's "Behind the Gare St. Lazare," the two-minute clip is an homage not just to Leica photography, but to the medium in all its glory.

"Even the photographs that weren't taken with a Leica, were taken because of the Leica," the video below proclaims.

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