In this issue

Talking with: In “The Salt of the Earth”, Wim Wenders explores the work of Sebastião Salgado. In our conversation he reveals his special trick for dealing with camera-shy photographers.

Portfolio: Eyes Wide Open! 100 years of Leica photography! The exhibition at the Hamburg Deichtorhallen celebrates the history of the legend. A conversation with curator Hans-Michael Koetzle.

Reportage: All inclusive. Sun, sand and excess versus poverty, corruption and garbage. A reportage on the Maldives, an archipelago full of contrasts.

Project: Meet The Leica Meet. Sharing experiences online: the Leica Meet platform was founded by ambitious Leica photographers. Now it has grown to include 5,000 members.

Leica World: Leica M Rangefinder Series. The beginning of a two part series about the past, present and future of the rangefinder.

Leica World: Leica X. Light-sensitive and uncompromising: The new X is distinguished by an extraordinary lens.

Leica World: Leica D-Lux. Small but mighty: The D-Lux with huge Four Thirds sensor and fast zoom lens.

Leica World: My Lens. For certain assignments, fashion photographer Adrian Crispin relies on the Leica Elmarit-M 90 mm f/2.8.

Essay: Driftless. A State in transformation: Danny Wilcox Frazier captured the changes with his Leica M6 TTL. A sensitive homeland album in black and white.

Leica Classics: On the road in America. It was his huge project “The Americans” that made him world-famous. Robert Frank, one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century.

Project: Growing Inspiration. Brazilian photographer Luiz Paulo Furia only sees his daughter once a month – but his pictures keep her very close.
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