The Candid Frame # 247 – Bill Pierce — ibarionex

His major awards include Overseas Press Best Photoreporting from Abroad, World Press Budapest Award and the Leica Medal of Excellence.  He is in the permanent collections of Nat’l. Portrait Gallery, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institute, International Center of Photography, New York Public Library, The Center for Creative Photography, Princeton University and private collectors.

Nuts and Bolts – The Digital Journalist

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Bill Pierce:

A number of blogs and Web sites have devoted a great deal of space to discussing the recent and somewhat abrupt dismissal of Steven Lee as CEO of Leica. There has been much conjecture as to the reasons and much of that has been centered around the Leica M’s introduction into the digital world. Truth is, the M8 was well underway long before the arrival of Steven Lee. And Leica’s problems started long before the M8 or Steven Lee were around, long before.

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