John Loengard, 1934 – 2020: In Memoriam
RIP John Loengard, 1934-2020
powerHouse had the pleasure of publishing his book Age of Silver: Encounters with Great Photographers, 2011.
John Loengard was born in New York City in 1934. In 2005, American Photo magazine identified Loengard as “one of the 100 most influential people in photography.” He began shooting photography professionally for LIFE magazine when he was still a senior at Harvard University. He spent much of his career photographing for LIFE in its various incarnations, acting as the picture editor of the monthly LIFE magazine relaunch from 1978-1987. He is the author of eight books of photography including Celebrating the Negative (Arcade Publishing, 1994), and As I See It (Vendome Press, 2005).