Edition 02/2014

Whether analogue or digital, Leica stands for photography - and this photography lives at LFI. For 60 years LFI has been the nucleus of the Leica community, working independently to create the essential resource for anyone wanting to know, see and understand more about Leica-related topics.

Eight times a year LFI presents the cream of Leica photography, from the early pioneers right through to the contemporary masters and talented newcomers. LFI inspires by bringing together new photography with the best of 100 years of Leica fascination.

With in-depth product tests, technical coverage, trend reports and background information, as well as useful photo and application tips, LFI helps the Leica enthusiast live out his passion, ride the technology wave and learn how to make the most of the latest innovations.

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The current issue features all this and more:

Talking with:

Felix Krömer, Head of the Modern Art Collection at the Städel Museum in Frankfurt.


Mono. From sceptic to enthusiast: how the photographer Ralph Gibson discovered digital photography at age 75 with the Leica M Monochrom.


Mongolian Disco. No traces remain of Mongolia's traditional nomad life style in down town Ulan Bator - a challenging visit for photographer Sven Zellner.


Between the Mask. Where does the actor end and the role take over? Thomas Schweigert looks for the answer, with portraits before and after the performance.

Leica World:

Extreme Adapting. Special lenses such as fish-eyes or tilt/shift are not available with M bayonets. We look at how they can still be adapted to the Leica M (Type 240) and what kind of photographic results can be expected.

Leica World:

The Fake Leica. Dutch Leica dealer Duncan Meeder from Lisse and Chinese artist Liao Yibai honour the camera's 100 year jubilee with the Fake Leica series.


Hellas's right-wingers. In 2012 the neo-fascist party Golden Dawn acquired nearly seven percent of the vote. A look at hardened party members and unsettled sympathisers.

Leica Classics:

One Moment. The 1933 wedding present was a Leica: then came emigration. How the lawyer Fred Stein began a second career as a photographer.


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