Support Photography this #GivingTuesday

Nov 11, 2020  By Richard Rejino

*Image courtesy of Ana Maria Arevalo Gosen  / 2020 Grant Recipient

Help build the Leica Society you can be proud of TODAY on #GivingTuesday.

LHSA plays an integral role within the Leica family, and our LHSA Philanthropy Fund was established because we understand the importance of giving back to our community by providing financial support and exposure to the next generation of photographers.

Help build the Leica Society you can be proud of by becoming a member or renewing your membership today on #GivingTuesday, December 1, 2020. You’ll automatically contribute to our LHSA Philanthropy Fund and give back to our vibrant photographic community.

→  Join the Leica Society or renew your membership TODAY on #GivingTuesday, December 1, 2020, and we’ll donate 10% of your membership fee to the LHSA Philanthropy Fund.

Renew or join today:

Click here to renew on #GivingTuesday

→ We have a generous donor who will MATCH the donated membership fees,
so your membership will make a bigger impact TODAY on #GivingTuesday.

→ Plus, Leica Society members who renew today on #GivingTuesday will be automatically entered to win one of four FREE LHSA Messenger Bags ($50 value) one of the many member-only benefits!

If you’re one of our auto-renew members, you receive an automatic entry to the messenger bag giveaway!

Renew or join today:

Click here to renew on #GivingTuesday

Members like you made it possible to award LHSA Photography Grants to
Ksenia Kuleshova (2017), Mark Kauzlarich (2018), Scott Brennan (2019), and Ana Maria Arevalo Gosen (2020). 

The grant provides financial support for deserving, talented photographers, who are starting or in the process of completing a personal photographic project and to provide opportunities for their work to be seen by a larger audience. 

Each recipient receives a $5,000 cash prize. Their photographs also get published in Viewfinder, our quarterly journal, and are considered for an exhibition at a Leica Store or Gallery in North America.

Keep the Leica legacy alive and support the next generation of photographers.

Renew or join today:

Click here to renew on #GivingTuesday

Donate directly to the Philanthropy Fund. Donate today:


Philanthropy Fund Grant Recipients

#GivingTuesday will help another deserving photographer complete a photographic project to our 2021 LHSA Photography Grant.

Learn more about our Philanthropy Fund grant recipients below, including the 2020 recipient Ana Maria Arevalo Gosen.

2020 Grant Recipient: Ana Maria Arevalo Gosen

2019 Grant Recipient: Scott Brennan

2018 Grant Recipient: Mark Kauzlarich

2017 Grant Recipient: Ksenia Kuleshova 

* Donations matched up to $2,000

GIVEAWAY RULES: No purchase/payment necessary of any kind is necessary to enter to win. To enter, renew your membership on December 1, 2020 (12:01 AM ET – 11:59 PM ET). Enter by visiting Auto-renew members are automatically entered to win. Prizes are awarded as is, cannot be substituted and is non-transferable. Odds of winning are dependent on amount of entries. You must be 18 years of age or older to participate. LHSA vendors and board members and their spouses are not eligible to win. Winners will be chosen randomly and announced on or about December 15, 2020, and contacted via email. Winners have seven (7) days to claim prize or a new winner will be selected. For an alternative method of entry, send a postcard to this promotion’s administrator, Sociality Squared, with your name, email address, mailing address, and phone number to or by sending a postcard with your contact details to 8952 Winton Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45231 USA. You may enter once during the promotion period. Void where prohibited by law.


Thank you for supporting the next generation of photographers with us!

Richard Rejino
Richard is the Executive Director of LHSA - The International Leica Society and a part-time professional photographer. He is also a classically trained pianist, writer and published author. His book, "What Music Means to Me" is available from Hal Leonard Corporation.

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