Welcome to the Deutsche Fotothek

The Archiv der Fotografen — Archive of Photographers provides a virtual showroom for the works of distinguished photographers in Germany - from the portfolio of the Deutsche Fotothek and the collections of our partners.

Furthermore you can currently search in 2,152,000 images from 95 institutions: photographs, paintings, graphics as well as maps and architectural drawings.

Please note: In order to counteract a further spread of the coronavirus, the SLUB will close all locations including the Deutsche Fotothek for public access from Saturday, 14.3.2020, until further notice.
The digital services will be available as usual.

Your orders can also be processed - with restrictions. Please use the online order via the shopping cart of the image database if possible.
We are also available for enquiries. Please contact us preferably by e-mail to: .