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Editor , photographer

John Borg Loengard, American photographer, editor. Recipient Ansel Adams award American Society Magazine Photographers, 1987, Lifetime Achievement award Photograph Administrators, Inc., 1996, Henry Luce Lifetime Achievement award Time Inc., 2004; named one of Most Influential People in Photography, American Photo Magazine, 2005.

Background

Loengard, John Borg was born on September 5, 1934 in New York City. Son of Richard Otto and Margery (Borg) Loengard.

Education

Bachelor, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1956.

Career

Staff photographer, Life magazine, New York City, 1961-1972; picture editor, Life magazine, New York City, 1973-1987; freelance photographer, since 1987; columnist, Popular Photography magazine, New York City, 1987; columnist, American Photographer, New York City, since 1988.

Works

Connections

Married Eleanor Sturgis, August 25, 1963 (divorced 1987). Children: Charles, Jennifer, Anna.

father:
Richard Otto Loengard

mother:
Margery (Borg) Loengard

spouse:
Eleanor Sturgis

children:
Anna Loengard

Jennifer Loengard

Charles Loengard