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    LFI 2/2018

    Flash & Bones

    AnaHell and Werner Amann spirit us away to a Greek island, where they carry out exciting colour experiments with the SL. Jakob Schnetz offers insight into the mental state of post-Soviet youths in Siberia, and Sarah Lee wanders through sleepless nights in the city of London. The Leica Classic presented in this issue is the legendary New York photographer Helen Levitt. In addition: two reportages from Lebanon and South Sudan, by two Italian photographers – Lorenzo Tugnoli and Fabio Bucciarelli.

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    LFI 1/2018


    The great storyteller and Magnum photographer, Josef Koudelka, captivates us with stories from his exile in incredible places; the Swedish photographer, Robert Eliasson, captures moments both grand and bizarre from his journey to Cuba. In addition: Cris Toala Olivares explores the volcanoes of our planet and Francesco Anselmi reveals life on the north side of the US/Mexican border.

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    LFI 8/2017

    The Vertical Horizon

    Take a look at our first report on Leica’s new APS-C system camera, the Leica CL, and the super-thin Elmarit-TL 18mm f/2.8 Asph pancake lens. Rediscover the legendary Thambar-M 9cm f/2.2 – the second vintage lens to be re-issued as part of Leica’s new ‘Classics’ range. For all colourful characters, we introduce the vibrant ‘Limoland by Jean Pigozzi’, the first special edition of the Leica Sofort. Also featured: fascinating photo essays created in Greece, Norway, Haiti and rural Russia, as well as Ralph Gibson’s project ‘The Vertical Horizon’.

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    LFI 7/2017

    Dear New Yorker

    New York based street photographer Joseph Michael Lopez takes us on a trip through the American metropolis, World Press Award winner Peter Bauza presents a colourful reportage on Bolivia’s capital of La Paz, and Antonio Paredes breaks new ground in the fashion series ‘Hanami’. Also featured is an overview of the winners and finalists of the 37th Leica Oskar Barnack Awards. In addition: Pulitzer Prize winner Daniel Etter documents SOS Children’s Villages in Syria, and Swiss photographer René Groebli celebrates his 90th birthday.

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    LFI 6/2017

    Pool Party

    The summer edition of LFI is out now, featuring plenty of fresh and vibrant photo series. Frédéric Stucin takes us to the horse racecourse in Chantilly, Johnny Pigozzi invites us to a pool party in the South of France, while Brix & Maas whisk us away to the Canary Islands. Finally we embark on an architectural exploration in the Eritrean capital of Asmara, and visit the Aral Sea, whose water levels have once again begun to rise.

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    Cannes Film Festival

    Manuel Mack

    "I’ve been travelling to the Cannes Film Festival for professional reasons for a few years now – always with a camera in my bag. The first times it was still a Leica M5! In addition to the great programme of films, I’m interested in the unique atmosphere of the festival and its visitors: a mixture of excitement, evening gowns, exhaustion and Mediterranean attitude to life style."

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    LFI 5/2017

    Opus Magnum

    In this current issue, LFI celebrates the 70th anniversary of Magnum Photos with a showcase of images by acclaimed Leica photographers, and presents an interview with Martin Parr, a former President of the agency. Also featured: colourful series by Tomaso Baldessarini, Fred Herzog and Enrique Badulescu, as well as monochrome stories by Bil Brown and Danny Wilcox Frazier.

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    LFI 4/2017

    Haiti Karnaval

    The latest issue of LFI is out! Packed full of exciting stories from the Middle Kingdom and the Wild West, as well as impressive photo series from Colombia, Australia and Haiti. In addition: an absorbing duel between the M and the SL for the affection of Noctilux; the new M 0.8 lenses for film makers; and instructions on how to set up your own colour profile for your digital M.

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    LFI 3/2017

    Against the Wind

    In this new edition of LFI, Magnum photographer Bruce Gilden presents his project ‘Against the Wind’, paying homage to the residents of Detroit. The colourful series ‘Kalash’ by French photographer Sarah Caron is dedicated to the members of North Pakistan’s Kalash people, and their battle against the extinction of their tribal culture. Also featured: Captivating series by Willard Pate, Richard Sandler and Roberto Salgo, as well as an exciting sneak preview of the upcoming S Magazine No. 9.

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    LFI 2/2017

    Leica M10

    Three photographers, one camera. Fulvio Bugani, William Daniels and Matt Stuart – out and about with the new Leica M10.

    This latest LFI also includes fascinating reportages by Jo Fischer, Tomeu Coll and Zachary Roberts, as well as a portfolio by Giovanni Del Brenna. Finally, Dutch street photographer and Leica classic, Ed van der Elsken, rounds off the issue.

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    The new LFI is here!

    LFI 1/2017

    There’s no way you can miss the fact that LFI has had a makeover!

    The cover reflects the basic concept – more room for photography, well-structured content, and a clear, seamless design. As the medium for Leica photography, LFI offers photographers and their work an even greater stage, supporting all the diverse systems in the Leica cosmos.

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    Winners and Finalists

    Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2016

    It was all change at the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2016: watch this video to get an overview of all the winners and finalists.

    A comprehensive portfolio can be found in LFI 8/2016.

    The complete series are included in the special edition LOBA magazine, that is available for you at the LFI Shop.

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    Faces of a Country

    Jens Umbach

    Direct eye contact, a neutral background and perfect lighting – Jens Umbach’s approach to the situation in Afghanistan is very unusual. Using improvised studios at markets and on dirt roads, he produced a series that establishes a basis for a different understanding of crisis reporting.

    You can find further images in the LFI 7/2016.

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    Out of the Blue

    Deanna Templeton

    Deanna Templeton has spent years experimenting with underwater nude pictures. With patience and great sensitivity, she has managed to master this mercurial element and create poetic compositions that combine water and light with the human body.

    The photo-book The Swimming Pool was published by Um Yeah Arts.

    See the portfolio in LFI 4/2016.

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    M Magazine No. 4

    One thing in common – the Leica M

    A comprehensive compilation of exceptional photography, with one thing in common – the Leica M. With Patrick Zachmann, Ram Shergill, Julien Mignot, Cédric Gerbehaye, Corentin Fohlen, Tomas van Houtryve and: eight M photographers show: style is not everything, but everything has style! m-magazine.photography

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    Ragnar Axelsson

    The Icelandic photographer, Ragnar Axelsson, has been documenting the life of the Inuits for more than thirty years. His pictures tell a story of dwindling traditions and of melting ice, while focussing on the people living in the Arctic who are indivisibly bound to nature. M Monochrom (Typ 264) www.rax.is

    You can see the reportage in LFI 2/2016.

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    M Magazine No. 3

    One thing in common – the Leica M

    A comprehensive compilation of exceptional photography, with one thing in common – the Leica M. With Joseph Michael Lopez, Alvaro Ybarra Zavala, Matt Black, Jacob Aue Sobol, Per-Anders Pettersson, Julia Baier and a best-of surprising M photographs.

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    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? Leica M9, Leica M (Typ 240), Summicron-M 28mm f/2 Asph, Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 Asph, Summicron-M 35mm f/2 Asph, Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 Asph. www.uwehmartin.de

    You can see the reportage in LFI 7/2015.

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    Kings of the Sky

    HG Esch

    To shoot his urban panoramas, HG Esch has always favoured the elevated vantage point of hills or tall buildings. Now, he has opened up a whole new range of possibilities with his ‘flying tripod’: a precision drone carrying his Leica S, custom-fitted with a microscope camera within the viewfinder for transmitting images to a monitor on the ground. Leica S (Typ 006), Elmarit-S 30 mm f/2.8 Asph, Summarit-S 70 mm f/2.5 Asph.

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    Gewinner und Finalisten

    Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2015

    The Leica Oskar Barnack Award has been given for the 35th time and the winners this year are as diverse as photography itself: JH Engström was named overall winner for his convincing personal essay; Wiktoria Wojciechowska took the Newcomer Award for her surprising China series. This Video presents the work of the winners and finalists.

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    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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    Into the Wild

    Stephané Lavoué

    Five years ago, French photographer Stéphane Lavoué discovered a charming corner of the United States. Located in the state of Vermont, it is known as the Northeast Kingdom. This little area is characterized by the wild ruggedness of the landscape, as well as by its residents, who are the focus of the series. You are invited to take part in a special journey! Leica M (Typ 240), Summicron-M 28 mm f/2 Asph, Summilux-M 35 mm f/1.4 Asph, Summilux-M 50 mm f/1.4 Asph. www.stephanelavoue.fr

    See Stephané Lavoué’s portfolio in LFI 3/2015.

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    The Foreigners

    Edouard Elias

    Since the end of 2013, France has sent more than 1200 soldiers to the Central African Republic – including a large number of foreign legionnaires. They come from different countries and fight for a common cause: the end of the civil war. Edouard Elias accompanied the troops. Leica M (Typ 240), Summicron-M 28 mm f/2 Asph, Summilux-M 50 mm f/1.4 Asph. www.edouardelias.com

    See Edouard Elias’ reportage in LFI 2/2015.

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    Out of the Dark

    Andy Spyra

    2015 marks the centenary of the Armenian genocide. Many Armenians survived the tragedy after being hidden by Kurdish and Turkish families. Their descendants mostly only learn about their background decades later. For many it is the beginning of a search for their own identity. A reportage about the traces of Armenian life in Turkey. Leica M (Typ 240), Elmarit-M 28 mm f/2.8 Asph. www.andyspyra.com

    See Andy Spyra’s reportage in LFI 1/2015.

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    All inclusive

    Philipp Spalek

    The Maldives are a holiday paradise where luxury resorts draw thousands of tourists to their pristine, beautiful white beaches. Yet the sun, sand and excess are a sharp contrast to the poverty, corruption and garbage that residents and immigrants encounter daily. A reportage about contrasts and extremes. Leica M9, Summilux-M 35 mm f/1.4 Asph. www.pspfoto.de

    See Philipp Spalek in LFI Blog.

    See Philipp Spalek’s reportage in LFI 8/2014.

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    M Magazine No. 1

    One thing in common – the Leica M

    A comprehensive compilation of exceptional photography, with one thing in common – the Leica M. With Bruce Gilden, Trent Parke, Alex Webb, Jan Grarup, Anton Kusters, Ciril Jazbec and a best-of unforgettable pictures taken by acclaimed Leica photographers. m-magazine.photography

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    Legal Toxin

    Alvaro Ybarra Zavala

    The use of gene-manipulated plants and increasingly aggressive chemicals transforms Argentina’s agricultural industry. Cases of cancer and deformities are rising – the local population fights
    against an invisible danger. Leica M6, Leica M9, Leica M Monochrom with Summicron-M 50 mm f/2, Summicron-M 35 mm f/2 Asph and Summicron-M 28 mm f/2 Asph. www.alvaroybarra.com

    See Alvaro Ybarra’s reportage in LFI 6/2014.

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    Living XXL-Style

    Andrea Boccalini

    A link between the city and the countryside, a home and a meeting place, and all packed into about one kilometre. Built in the seventies in the south-west of Rome, many people believed in the Corviale’s innovative living concept. Reality, however, looks somewhat different. This is a story of an unfulfilled promise, manifested in stone. Leica M9 with Summicron-M 28 mm f/2 Asph, Noctilux-M 50 mm f/0.95 Asph, Summilux-M 24 mm f/1,4 Asph, and Summilux-M 35 mm f/1.4 Asph.

    See Andrea Boccalini’s reportage in LFI 4/2014.

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    The Green Mile

    Tomás Munita/Dominic Nahr

    On 11 March 2011, following the worst earthquake in Japan’s history, disaster struck the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant forcing 160,000 people from their homes when the area was declared an exclusion zone. While nature has regained the upper hand, the people have relocated to emergency shelters. Two photographic perspectives. Leica M9 with Summicron-M 35mm f/2 Asph and Summilux-M 1:1.4/50mm Asph.

    Please find the photo essay in LFI Magazine 3/2014.

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    Mongolian Disco

    Sven Zellner

    Mongolia – the land of Genghis Khan and nomads. In addition to tradition and simplicity, members of the upper class in Ulan Bator enjoy a luxurious life-style – though they are not at ease in front of the camera. Leica M and M9 with Summicron-M 35 mm f/2 Asph. www.sven-zellner.de

    Please find Sven Zellner’s reportage in LFI Magazine 2/2014.

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    Libya's Deserted Borders

    Antonia Zennaro

    Vast cracks have appeared in Libya’s southern borders: refugees and smuggled goods flood into the country – corruption is the order of the day at many checkpoints. Not so in Al Luer, where 138 young men fight for justice on their own terms. They belong to the Tubu people, a non-Arab minority determined to find peace in the wake of Gaddafi’s death. Leica M9, Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 Asph. www.antoniazennaro.com

    Please find Antonia Zennaro’s reportage in LFI Magazine 8/2013.

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    Brave New Road

    Uwe H. Martin

    The so-called Soya Highway runs for 1740 kilometres through Brazil’s Amazon region to the savannah of central Brazil. It has opened up the wilderness to work, rule of law, and big money. But there is a price to pay for progress: farmers turn increasingly to monoculture and pesticides – nature is suffering and disappearing. We take a journey along the BR-163. Leica M9, Summicron 35 mm f/1.2 Asph, Summarit 90 mm f/2.5. www.uwehmartin.de

    Please find Uwe H. Martin's reportage in LFI Magazine 6/2013.

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    World of Wire

    Kai Löffelbein

    In Hong Kong, one of the world’s wealthiest metropolises, there are around 130,000 people living in cages. While ever more luxury shops open just a few streets away, many inhabitants can no longer afford the increasing rents. To avoid living on the streets, they move into wire cages – their entire world reduced to a few square metres, a life shared with strangers. Leica M9, Elmarit 28 mm f/2.8, 21 mm f/2.8, Summilux 35 mm f/1.4 Asph. www.kailoeffelbein.de

    Please find Kai Löffelbein's reportage in LFI Magazine 4/2013.

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    Down on the Farm

    Marcus Reichmann

    Julie, Ivo and their two daughters are a perfectly normal family – or maybe not. Some might question the decision, made 2 1/2 years ago, to pick up stakes and move to a farm in the north German state of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, when they are not farmers nor society drop-outs. Marcus Reichmann has been keeping track of them since they moved. www.marcusreichmann.com

    Please find Marcus Reichmann's reportage in LFI Magazine 2/2013.

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    S Magazine No. 9


    World-class photographers have already demonstrated their expertise in working with a Leica for the printed edition of the S Magazine, or for a Digital Feature on the medium’s internet page. With this ninth issue, the S Magazine is introducing another format: a showcase of professional and modern Leica photography. For the first time, the S Magazine is presenting a Lookbook where twenty high-end portfolios reveal the platform’s great diversity. Renowned photographers and up-and-coming new talent unleash their full potential in this style-defining magazine – free of any restraints and without specific requirements. All the work and complementary films were produced with the professional Leica S-System and SL-System.

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    M Magazine No. 5

    One thing in common – the Leica M

    A comprehensive compilation of exceptional photography, with one thing in common – the Leica M. With Ernesto Bazan, Peter Bauza, José Colón, Fred Mortagne, Giovanni Del Brenna, Claudine Doury and: an essay that looks back over the digital Leica M’s first ten years!

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    New York at its Core

    Joseph Michael Lopez

    Joseph Michael Lopez explored his home town for the first time using digital and in colour, for the new permanent exhibition, New York at its Core, at the Museum of the City of New York.

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    S Magazine No. 8

    Ellen von Unwerth

    Get ready for the story of a girl gang in the pursuit of happiness in the Wild West. The eighth edition of S Magazine is 200 pages of fireworks – romantic, wild, sensual, life-affirming, mysterious and vivid photographs all unmistakably captured by Ellen von Unwerth and produced with the Leica S.

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    In Full Bloom

    Rui Faria

    The making-of video behind the Changes of Hue by Rui Faria and directed by Julia Flit. For the photo shoot, Faria set the stage for a yearning for spring and summer, a new, fresh, colourful season, a renewal of life, of hope and energy.

    His portfolio can be found in LFI 5/2016. See the whole Changes of Hue series and an interview at: s-magazine.photography.

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    Maurizio Beucci

    As if yesterday were today: the Lindy Hop has once again become extremely popular, reviving the 1930s together with swing music and retro outfits. Maurizio Beucci picked up his camera and mingled with the dancers. M Monochrom, M240 www.mauriziobeucci.com

    You can see the reportage in LFI 3/2016.

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    'American Made' exhibition

    Bruce Gilden in Hamburg

    Bruce Gilden is talking about the Giant Prints and his 'American Made' project/exhibition in Hamburg. See the whole project in Leica Fotografie International's special edition of the S Magazine: s-magazine.photography

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    S Magazine No. 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. s-magazine.photography

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    Fulvio Bugani

    In the far north-east of Georgia, on the border with the Caucasian republics of Dagestan and Chechnya, where the bear and the wolf roam wild, the Tusheti people have managed to carve out a piece of independence for themselves. A journey to the land of holy drinkers, archaic customs and traditions.

    You can see the reportage in LFI 1/2016.

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    LFI Artist Talk

    Stanley Greene

    From punk concerts to tank trenches - Stanley Greene reports on close to forty years as a photo journalist. Watch the LFI Artist Talk video here.

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    Land in Sight?

    Jonas Wresch

    Indios from the Nasa tribe have occupied three plantations. 180 people have been injured during battles with the police. Jonas Wresch reports on the desperate battle for land, survival and tradition. M9, Summilux-M 35 mm f/1.4 Asph, Summilux-M 50 mm f/1.4 Asph. www.jonaswresch.com

    See Jonas Wresch’s reportage in LFI 6/2015.

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    Short Flashes

    Wiktoria Wojciechowska

    Passing by in the blink of an eye: Wiktoria Wojciechowska photographed Chinese cyclists riding in the inclement, on-going rain. She considers her snapshot-like images are real portraits, as they speak of the truth of an undisguised moment.

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    Tout Va Bien

    JH Engström

    The Swedish photographer has won the 2015 Leica Oskar Barnack Award for his Tout Va Bien series. JH Engström’s photography gives visual form to existential states. Without focussing on one specific style, Engström collects various impressions in rural and urban scenes – impressions that correspond to his emotions. In doing so, he explores what existence is really all about.

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    Mini Bar

    Kiên Hoàng Lê

    Photographer Kiên Hoàng Lê went exploring in Tokyo’s entertainment district: meeting night owls and lovers, artists and cross-dressers, outsiders and lonely people – a colourful combination in black and white, all centred in a tiny bar. Leica M9, Summilux-M 35 mm f/1.4 Asph, Summicron-M 28 mm f/2 Asph.

    See Kiên Hoàng Lê’s essay in LFI 4/2015.

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    Driftless: Stories from Iowa - Teaser

    Danny Wilcox Frazier

    All change on the Western Front: small farms are disappearing, young people moving to the city, industrialisation striding ahead. Danny Wilcox Frazier draws a portrait of his homeland of Iowa – black and white, with shadows and plenty of feeling. Leica M6 TTL, Summicron-M 35 mm f/2 Asph. www.mediastorm.com

    See Danny Wilcox Frazier in LFI Blog.

    See Danny Wilcox Frazier’s essay in LFI 8/2014.

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    Eyes Wide Open!

    100 years of Leica photography

    A truly superlative Leica exhibition has opened at the Haus der Photographie at Hamburg’s Deichtorhallen. In addition to showing 500 photographs, there are technical exhibits, films
    and much more to attract photo enthusiasts to the city.

    LFI talked to the curator Hans-Michael Koetzle, to the photographers Ulrich Mack, F. C. Gundlach and Rudi Meisel and to Dr. Andreas Kaufmann, chairman of Leica’s supervisory board. www.deichtorhallen.de

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    Dream Girls

    Giulio Rimondi

    They have the feeling they were born into the wrong body, so they often choose to undergo gender change surgery. For the trans in the largest city of Turkey, Istanbul, the desire for a normal life has become like a daily revolutionary battle. Leica M with Summarit-M 35 mm f/2.5. www.giuliorimondi.com

    See Giulio Rimondi’s reportage in LFI 7/2014.

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    Ticket to Ride

    Marco Casino

    An “extreme sport” exists in Sout Africa's townships, which often results in amputations, or even death. Known as train surfing, thrill-seeking teenage boys perform unimaginable stunts atop commuter trains – at full speed. Anger management and manhood ritual: To exhibit their bravery, the boys literally risk lives and limbs. Leica M with Summilux-M 35 mm f/1.4 Asph, Summilux-M 50 mm f/1.4 Asph, Elmarit-M 28 mm f/2.8 Asph and Leica X Vario.

    For his Staff Riding video – recorded with the Leica M and X Vario – Marco Casino won this year’s World Press Photo Multimedia Contest in the Short Features category and the PDN Photo Annual Award in the Video category. www.marcocasino.com

    See Marco Casino’s reportage in LFI 5/2014.

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    Fred Stein – Fine Cut

    Fred Stein

    Born 1909 in Dresden as the son of a Rabbi, Fred Stein was forced to leave Germany under the growing threat of Fascism. Arriving in Paris, the Leica photographer turned his hobby into a profession. In 1941 he was able to escape occupied France and travel to New York. Along with Street Photography, he increasingly focused on portraiture, creating 1,200 portraits of famous personalities during his time in New York alone. Fred Stein died on 27 September 1967 aged just 58. His son, cinematographer Peter Stein, maintains his father's archive, and has now encapsulated the artist's eventful life in a  retrospective film. www.fredstein.com

    Video footage courtesy of Peter Stein.
    Find out more about Fred Stein in LFI 3/2014.

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    No Man's Land

    Kosuke Okahara

    Officially, Transnistria does not exist. It is not recognised by any other state, yet its inhabitants are undeterred in their fight for independence from Moldova. 500,000 people live in Transnistria, whose passports and currency are worthless beyond its borders. A visit to a self-declared state between communism, hospitality and a search for identity. Leica M7, Summicron-M 35 mm f/2 Asph, Elmarit-M 24 mm f/2.8 Asph, Kodak Tri-X 400, ASA 800. www.kosukeokahara.com

    Please find Kosuke Okahara’s reportage in LFI Magazine 1/2014.

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    Little left to lose

    Angelos Tzortzinis

    Greece wallows in a deep crisis. While the Greek government has begun liquidating assets, cutting salaries and increasing taxes, many people sell their bodies on the streets of Athens for just a few euros. It is the poorest of the poor who are the hardest hit by the economical downfall. In addition to poverty, a new drug has been gaining popularity – shisha. A dangerous chemical concoction, it is extremely cheap and draws people ever deeper into a cycle of sex, money and the next fix. Leica M9, Elmarit-M 28mm f/2.8. www.angelos-tzortzinis.com

    Please find Angelos Tzortzinis's reportage in LFI Magazine 7/2013.

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    Minds in Chains

    Christian Werner

    On the holiday island of Bali, the mentally disabled are incarcerated and often mistreated. Families are frequently overwhelmed by the situation – and put the sick in chains. Psychiatrist Luh Ketut Suryani aims to free these forgotten people. Katrin Kuntz and Christian Werner spent time with the doctor on assignment for the news magazine, Der Spiegel. Leica M9, Summilux 35 mm and 50 mm f/1.4 Asph. www.root.generali-ventil.de/Christian/wordpress

    Please find Christian Werner's reportage in LFI Magazine 5/2013.

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    Dreaming of Utopia

    Guillem Valle

    The Kurds are the largest, stateless group of people in the world. After decades of suppression it is the civil war in Syria that may be offering them a chance for autonomy. The Syrian army has withdrawn from Kurdish territory – will the Kurdish dream of freedom come true at last? The reportage is taken with a Leica M9 in the border region between Turkey and Syria. www.guillemvalle.com

    Please find Guillem Valle's reportage in LFI Magazine 3/2013.

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    The Future is Now

    Oscar B. Castillo

    On October 7, Hugo Chávez managed to get re-elected president of Venezuela for a fourth consecutive term. He can now stay in power until 2019 – but how will ‘el comandante’ manage to deal with the gaping discrepancies in society and offer the youth a future in which they choose not to turn to violence, drugs and weapons? Focus on Caracas. The reportage is taken with a Leica M9. www.eltestigo.net

    Please find Oscar B. Castillo's reportage in LFI Magazine 1/2013.

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