Ignite your passion for photography with Leica at Photoville. Visit the Leica Pavilion for daily lectures, photowalks and celebrated Leica-on-Loan program.


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.

Complimentary Leica-on-Loan Program

Explore, inspire and create with Leica at Photoville LA in Leica’s complimentary, daily loan program. Select from an assortment of Leica cameras and lenses from the new Leica Q2 to the versatile Leica CL. The loan program is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. A photo ID, credit card, and SD card are required to participate.


‘Seeing with your Heart. Photographing with your Mind’ Photowalk with Bil Brown

FRIDAY, April 26th | 7PM - 8:30PM
Location: Leica Pavilion

Infuse the beauty of poetry and emotion with photography in a photowalk with photographer and artist Bil Brown.

Abstract City Photowalk with Matthew Nordman × Jenae Lien

SATURDAY, April 27th | 2PM - 3:30PM
Location: Leica Pavilion

Challenge your creativity to make photos unique to your visual signature.

Depth of Shadows: Understanding Harsh Light & Shadows Photowalk with Stephen Vanasco

SATURDAY, April 27th | 5:30PM - 7PM
Location: Leica Pavilion

Learn how to use harsh light to add depth to your photos through shadows in a photowalk with photographer Stephen Vanasco.

Controversy and the Art of the Image

SUNDAY, April 28th | 12.30PM - 1.30PM
Location: The Studio

Melanie Pullen’s talk will cover the taboo subjects that she explores in her work, including the self-imposed boundaries that she adheres to when delving into controversial subject matters and series.

The Art of Storytelling Photowalk with Leica Akademie Instructor Philip Cuenco

SUNDAY, April 28th | 2PM - 3:30PM
Location: Leica Pavilion

Discover the elements of storytelling and learn how to apply it to photography with Leica Akademie Instructor Philip Cuenco in a photowalk designed to ignite your creativity.

Leica Photographers Guide to the Galaxy: A Photowalk with Andrew Stuart x Pete Halvorsen

THURSDAY, May 2nd | 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Location: Leica Pavilion

Pete and Andrew will lead a walk along The Avenue of the Stars to the Century City Mall, and create a photo assignment to help extend your eye and street photography skills.

Complimentary Portfolio Reviews with Leica Gallery LA Curator Paris Chong

FRIDAY, May 3rd | 5PM - 7PM
Location: Leica Pavilion

Have your portfolio reviewed by Leica Gallery Manager and Curator Paris Chong at the Leica Pavilion.

Elements of a Visual Art: A Narrative Photowalk with Mynxii White

FRIDAY, May 3rd | 5:30PM - 7PM
Location: Leica Pavilion

Push your creativity to make compelling imagery that stands out from the rest in a unique photowalk with photographer, film maker, and makeup artist Mynxii White.

Keepin’ It Simple Photowalk with Lauren Koplowitz

SATURDAY, May 4th | 2PM - 3:30PM
Location: Leica Pavilion

Let Lauren Koplowitz show you how slowing down & seeing beauty where others many not can create meaningful photos from the mundane.

Go Unnoticed: Street Photography Photowalk with Mathieu Bitton

SATURDAY, May 4th | 4PM - 5:30PM
Location: Leica Pavilion

Find the unusual in the ordinary with photographer as you go undercover in a street photography photowalk with photographer Mathieu Bitton.