“This shot was taken in Trinidad, Cuba in October 2016. I was there on assignment for Leica, since I had been proposed as one of three international Ambassadors for the new Leica M10.”
Giovanni Del Brenna – Meta messages
It‘s the details, stupid! Giovanni Del Brenna portrays people without showing their faces. The results are a contemplation of perception and understanding, conventions and the power of imagination.
Colectivo Mas Uno – #20FotógrafosMéxico
In October 2016, the photographer collective Colectivo Mas Uno organised the #20FotógrafosMéxico convention in Mexico, in collaboration with the Cuatro Caminos Photography Museum. Here is a selection of the outcomes of that event.
Matt Stuart – My first sneeze
ONE PHOTO - ONE STORY
The British photographer (born 1974) is a master at discovering absurd situations in everyday urban life. In Brussels he captured his first sneeze.
Mario Marino – Portraits from the years 2011 to 2016
On the occasion of his 50th birthday, the Leica Gallery Salzburg is presenting a series of Mario Marino’s more recent works at Schloss Arenberg.
Andrea Lavezzaro – Small country, small camera
Berlin-based photographer Andrea Lavezzaro, the winner of last year’s LFI Gallery Music Photo Contest, took her Huawei P9 Plus to Lebanon in October 2016. Despite being branded by war, Lebanon also reveals a love of life – a country full of contradictions.
Book of the Month – Peter Zelewski: People of London
BOOK OF THE MONTH
Is there such a thing as a typical Londoner? Or does the character of the British metropolis in fact stem from its rich diversity? As an American who has lived in London for the past thirty years, photographer Peter Zelewski was intrigued to find out more.
Kurt Hutton and Ara Güler – attempting a comparison
Istanbul’s Leica Gallery dedicates an extensive exhibition to the work of photojournalist Kurt Hutton, presented under the title ‘From Strasbourg to London – From Hübschmann to Hutton’. In a talk held on 26 January 2017, Ernst Schlogelhofer takes this opportunity to compare Hutton with the great Turkish photographer Ara Güler.
José Colón – The pilgrimage to El Rocío
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El Rocío keeps its streets unpaved and gives priority to horses, mules and animal-driven vehicles. Every year, the small village in the western part of Andalusia, southern Spain, opens its gates to the Romería, a religious pilgrimage in honour of the Virgen del Rocío. See José Colón’s reportage in the current issue No. 5 of M Magazine.
Joel Meyerowitz – Leica Hall of Fame 2016
One of the most renowned representatives of Street photography will be inducted to the Leica Hall of Fame: Joel Meyerowitz. LFI spoke to him on this momentous occasion.