In this issue

Talking with: A conversation with Miriam Halwani, Curator for the Photographic Collection of the Museum Ludwig in Cologne.

Portfolio: Hair. Wash, cut and dry: Equipped with an M9, Jens Juul ventured into all kinds of hairdresser salons in Copenhagen, discovering places full of stories.

Reportage: Ticket to Ride. Life-threatening: In South African townships, train surfing gives young men the ultimate kick. A reportage by Marco Casino.  

Project: Linear Moments. Zebra crossings and traffic road markings: Joe Nattapol Suphawong dedicates his work to the graphic relationships between people and urban spaces.

Leica World: Macro-Elmar-M. It is retractable, compact and, combined with the Macro-Adapter-M, offers more flexibility for macro photography with the M.

Leica World: M Summilux 28. The Summilux 28 mm f/1.4 Asph is still just part of the M Jubilee edition; and it would be a pity if it never went into serial production.

Leica World: S Underwater. Wet and naked: photographer Florian Wagner went into a swimming pool to test the new underwater housing for the Leica S.

My Lens: M Summicron 1:2/50 mm Dual Range: the perfect tool for detail studies by Ralph Gibson.

Theme: Eye to Eye. Munich photographer Markus Burke took some impressive portraits of women with the Leica T. A successful practical test – and with no instructions.

Reportage: The Sea Inside. Malaysian sea nomads live stateless, free and in harmony with the ocean. The government relocated the Bajau on land and undermines their existence.

Leica Classics: The Passionate Loner. Ulrich Mack celebrates his 80th birthday in July. We offer a homage to the life and work of this famous German photographer.
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