75 Years of LIFE

Not long ago, chemistry was the driving force behind marvellous photographs. John Loengard was a photographer for LIFE, a photo journal news magazine, and he was able to take iconic photos featured on the magazine. Take a look at some photos that Loengard took and see the details for an exhibit after the break.

Photo via Lalettre dela Photographie

John Loengard is a New York native who worked for LIFE magazine from 1961 to 1972. When he joined, he was part of the development group and worked as a picture editor on the Special Reports section of the magazine. Initially, LIFE magazine was considered a special publication. In 1978, the magazine was turned into a monthly digest. Loengard remained a driving force for the magazine and remained as a picture editor until 1987.

During his time with LIFE, John Loengard was able to take numerous photos and was even pronounced as one of the “100 Most Influential People in Photography” in 2005. Now, we get to see a glimpse of Loengard’s collection of photos from TIME magazine.

Here are some of his works:

Photos via LIFE and Lalettre dela Photographie

Leica Gallery
670 Broadway, Suite 500
November 11, 2011 – January 7, 2012

The information for this article was taken from John Loengard's official website, Leica Camera and Wikipedia - LIFE.

written by jeanmendoza on 2011-12-26 #news #exhibit #black-and-white #photography #life-magazine #john-loengard

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