The Rangefinder Gallery is part of the Tamarkin Camera showroom, located in the River North Gallery district in downtown Chicago.
Showcasing works from the Leica camera is a natural extension of our passion for the brand. We are proud to exhibit work by Leica photographers from Chicago and around the world. The Rangefinder Gallery is dedicated to un-retouched film and digital photographs from the legendary Leica M camera.
Friday, February 3
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Mark Ballogg, an internationally respected architectural photographer based in Chicago, has photographed diverse projects worldwide including the Korean World Trade Center in Seoul and the Frick Chemistry Building at Princeton University. Since 1982, he has collaborated with a wide range of clients including Chicago-based VOA Associates Incorporated, an architectural design firm, and Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, one of the nation’s largest independent hospitality groups.
After graduating with a BFA from Columbia College/Chicago, Ballogg spent 13 months in Paris thanks to a Bourse d’ Etude, a scholarship from the French government. For the last 30 years, his personal and commercial work has been exhibited widely and featured in numerous publications.
Olivier Meyer is a contemporary French photographer born in 1957. He lives and works in Paris, France. His photojournalism was first published in France-Soir Magazine and subsequently in the daily France-Soir in 1981. Starting from 1989, a selection of his black and white photographs of Paris were produced as postcards by Éditions Marion Valentine. He often met the photographer Édouard Boubat on the île Saint-Louis in Paris and at the Publimod laboratory in the rue du Roi de Sicile. Having seen his photographs, Boubat told him: "At the end of the day, we are all doing the same thing...".
Additionally, Special Guest Artist Brissa Del Mar displays a recent image.