Capturing Life’s Moments: A Conversation with Photographer Lauren Welles

Leica Stories: In Conversation, with Lauren Welles

See the full details here.

Leica Stories: In Conversation with Lauren Welles


Leica Stories: In Conversation is a series that aims to showcase the work and experiences of photographers who use Leica cameras. In this edition, we sit down with New York-based photographer Lauren Welles to discuss her journey in photography and the role of Leica in her work.

Early Beginnings

Welles’ began her photographic journey in 2003, and has since focused on documentary and street photography. She has exhibited her work widely and is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships.


When asked about what inspires her photography, Welles’ cites the human experience as her main influence. She seeks to capture authentic and meaningful moments that reflect the complexities of the world around her.

The Role of Leica

Welles’ has been a dedicated user of Leica cameras for many years. She credits the precision and reliability of her Leica equipment for allowing her to fully immerse herself in the creative process.

Challenges and Triumphs

Like many photographers, Welles’ has faced challenges in her career. However, she remains resilient and finds fulfillment in the small victories she encounters along the way.

Future Endeavors

Looking ahead, Welles’ is excited about exploring new projects and collaborations. She is dedicated to using her photography as a means of sparking important conversations and promoting social change.

Read more.