"LIFE Photographers: What They Saw": masterpieces of the magazine's photographers
January 25, 2012 | Source: Monroe Gallery of Photography
La Lettre de la Photographie:
"John Loengard was born in New York City in 1934. He began working as a professional photographer for Life magazine while still a senior at Harvard University. He spent much of his career photographing for Life in its various incarnations, also acting as picture editor of the monthly Life magazine relaunch from 1978-1987. He is the author of eight books on photography including Celebrating The Negative ( Arcade Publishing, 1994), and As I See It ( Vendome Press, 2005 ).
In 1998, John published a book called: "LIFE Photographers: What They Saw" on some of the masterpieces of the magazine's photographers with their commentaries. â¨Each week, we are going to share with you the pictures that John talks about. Today we start with two of them."
Life: Loomis Dean
The Andrea Doria
S.S. United States sailing in New York harbor © Andreas Feininger / Time Life
Life: Andreas Feininger
SS United States