• News

    Exhibition of Favourites


    The best works from this year's Portfolio Review are exhibited at the Forum für Kunst in Heidelberg from 17 October to 15 November 2015.

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  • LFI Shop


    NEW: Good-looking, comfortable to carry

    The renowned Munich manufactory Roeckl and Isarfoto Bothe have developed a range of photo bags that sets benchmarks in terms of functionality, security, carrying comfort and design: the Camcase.

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  • LFI Gallery

    Picture of the Week

    leokwok–   Pink Ladys

    Hong Kong; 31.8.2015
    M240; Super-Elmar-M 21mm f/3,4 Asph
    f16 1/60sec  iso200

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  • LFI Shop

    Flash. Handsigned

    Lenny Kravitz

    With his new title, Lenny Kravitz makes his mark in a new arena of the creative arts: He captures the essence of what it's like to be a rock star who's constantly in the public eye.

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  • LFI Shop

    photographer hoodie

    Shoot in comfort, anywhere

    This stylish and functional hoodie is designed especially for photographers. It features a zippable pocket for a lens cap and a lens cleaning cloth.

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  • LFI Shop


    Printing Calibration for gallery-quality prints in colour and B/W

    Create your own customised ICC profile for your specific printer, ink and paper combination, and take complete control of your printing process.

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  • LFI Shop


    Precision-engineered ball heads made in Germany

    FLM ball heads are distinguished by silky smooth movement of the CNC machined, coated and hand-polished centerball, high load capacity, and stepless friction adjustment.

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    Fineart inkjet paper for highest quality prints

    Manufactured on a traditional Cylinder Mould Machine, the MOAB Somerset Museum Rag is particularly suitable for highest quality prints, offering deep, rich blacks as well as unparallelled detail and colour gamut.

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    Unlined notebook with grey hard cover

    With 144 blank pages, the practical DIN A5 format offers lots of space for ideas, notes and experiences. Thanks to its convenient size and tough hard cover, it's the perfect notebook to have when you're on the move.

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  • LFI Blog

    Behind the curtain

    Sarah M. Lee

    TV stars taking selfies in the auditorium or backstage during final preparations: Leica photographer Sarah M. Lee documented the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards.

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  • LFI Magazine

    LFI 7/2015

    Stanley Greene, Bruce Gilden

    Essay Stanley Greene: Home Front • Feature Bruce Davidsons: Los Angeles 1964 • Portfolio Bruce Gilden: The Faces • Leica S • Leica Q • 24 mm Summilux-M • Reportage Uwe H. Martin: California Dreamin’ • Leica Classics: Keld Helmer-Petersen

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  • S Magazine

    S Magazine 7

    Bruce Gilden: American Made

    Bruce Gilden is considered one of the most polarising American photographers. His mercilessly tough and confrontational style of street photography is as famous as it is infamous. With American Made, the S Magazine presents a series showing entirely new facets of his work.

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  • LFI Movie

    California Dreamin’

    Uwe H. Martin

    Almond blossoms stretch as far as the eye can see: California cultivates more produce than anywhere else in the United States. Consequently, the drought is reaching catastrophic proportions. What to do once the water has all run dry?

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  • LFI Special Edition


    JH Engström, Wiktoria Wojciechowska

    JH Engström has won the 2015 Leica Oskar Barnack Award for his Tout Va Bien series. Wiktoria Wojciechowska’s Short Flashes series has earned her the Newcomer Award.

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  • LFI Special Edition

    飞越中国 – Chinaflug

    China from a bird's eye view

    The Chinaflug publication presents aerial images taken in the thirties by the pilot and Leica photographer Wulf-Diether Count of Castell-Rüdenhausen, next to current photographs taken by Hans Georg Esch with the Leica S. The publication is in German and Chinese.

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  • M Magazine

    M Magazine 2

    The tool of choice - the Leica M

    The second issue of the M Magazine comes with 204 pages of picture series by Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey, Stanley Greene, and many others, as well as a Best Of segment of unforgettable images by Leica photographers.  

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  • Apps

    LFI, M and S Magazine Apps

    Easy and for free

    Just download the app onto your iPad, iPhone or Android Smart Phone for free, to enjoy easy access to the latest news and master class photography. NEW: M App for Apple and Android!

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  • LFI Movie

    M Magazine No. 2

    One thing in common – the Leica M

    A comprehensive compilation of exceptional photography, with one thing in common – the Leica M. With David Alan Harvey, Ayman Oghanna, Valerio Bispuri, Matt Stuart, Stanley Greene, Bettina Flitner and a best-of surprising M photographs. m-magazine.photography

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  • LFI Blog

    LFI Insight: Eyes Wide Open!

    100 years of Leica photography

    A truly superlative Leica exhibition has opened at the Haus der Photographie at Hamburg’s Deichtorhallen. Learn more in LFI Blog.

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  • LFI Special Edition

    Leica 10 × 10

    Ten photographers, ten series

    Ten photographers, ten series – with 100 images, the 10 × 10 exhibition celebrates 100 years of Leica. With Dominic Nahr, Julia Baier, Evgenia Arbugaeva, Craig Semetko, Kirill Golovchenko, Amadeo M. Turello, Alec Soth, Jing Huang, Thomas Ruff, Saga Sig.

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  • LFI Special Edition

    100 Years of Leica

    All about Leica and its legend

    The brand core: tradition, transformation, innovation • Oskar Barnack's epochal invention • An attic-treasure: The Barnack albums • From Elmar to Apo-Summicron • The Leica M System • The Leica R System • The Leica S System

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  • LFI Magazine

    LFI Collections, Covers

    Now also available for 2014

    Get inspired by Leica photographers young and old – get entire collections from 2003 to 2014 at very reasonable cost. Plus: The solid book cover, made of buckram in classic black with silver writing, is perfect for your 2011 – 2014 collection of LFI magazine. NEW: Get your book cover and LFI collection 2014!

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  • LFI Subscription

    LFI Annual Subscription

    1 year to your doorstep

    With a yearly subscription to LFI you receive plenty of information and inspiration about Leica eight times a year, and save money in comparison to the individual price. With each new subscription to LFI, you can now choose the first issue of the M Magazine as your reward.

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  • LFI Info

    LFI Newsletter

    Keep up with the news

    A new magazine, a limited edition book or brand new equipment in our LFI Shop – get all exciting news with the LFI Newsletter.

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