The Speed Project is an ultra-relay race in the USA that takes runners on a 550-kilometre route through the desert. The event attracts athletes from all around the world – each of them with their own personal story. Olaf Heine was there to talk to the participants and create a series of sensitive portraits.
Sabine Weiss – Photographie Humaniste
Sabine Weiss, who was recently featured in the Leica Classics section of LFI 3/2018, counts among the most important representatives of humanist photography. More than sixty years ago, LFI introduced the photographer as a ‘Master of the Leica’.
Fred Mortagne - Skateboarding & Photographing
As he cruises through urban areas on his skateboard, Fred Mortagne’s eyes and senses are increasingly sharpened for street photography, which he is now focussing on more and more. His tools are a Leica SL and, preferably, an M Monochrom (Typ 246).
Frank Lübke – Me, myself & I
BEHIND THE SCENES
For a number of years now, Frank Lübke has been working on a project where he portrays celebrities next to their alter egos. Here he grants us a look behind the scenes.
Ciril Jazbec - BHUTAN
ONE PHOTO - ONE STORY
Ciril Jazbec talks about an almost mystical experience in the high mountains of Bhutan.
Debby Kwong – Finding Lolita
Debby Kwong is an independent photographer based in Hong Kong. Her intention was to bring new elements into street photography in a candid manner and to look for moments conveying the realities and diversities of everyday life.
Stefano Schirato – Wakaliwood
Hollywood in Uganda: Stefano Schirato speaks about the booming film industry in the slums of its capital Kampala.
Irene van Nispen Kress – Silver Stories
With her project Silverstories Irene van Nispen Kress wants to tell an authentic story about aging women. She found out that included not only the dynamism and strength these women have, but also the acceptance of growing vulnerability.
Fernanda Peruzzo – Parents of the Revolution
In January 2018, Fernanda Peruzzo walked towards the Memorial to the Socialists, in Friedrichsfelde, East Berlin, together with left wing, socialist and communist party members, associations and sympathizers.
Niels Ackermann – Article 51
At the end of 2017, Swiss photographer Niels Ackermann/Lundi13 went to the war-ridden Donbass region in the south-east of Ukraine.
Originally on a journalistic assignment, he also shot a series with his mobile phone. We talked to him about the series and the pros and cons of smart phone photography.