The Swiss photographer René Burri is considered to be one of the best known and most respected photographers of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Leica Hall of Fame
The Leica Hall of Fame Award stands in a tradition of earlier awards initiated by Leica Camera AG to honour outstanding photographers. The prize is awarded to photographers who have rendered outstanding services to the Leica brand and to the genre of photography. The prize shall be awarded sporadically without competition and without the decision of a jury.