Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/04

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Subject: Re: [Leica] American Photo
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2001 13:26:27 EST

American Photo began as American Photographer in the Mid-Seventies. It's 
first editor was Sean Callahan, who originally worked at Life Magazine. I 
think it has been through a couple of different ownerships since then. 
Callahan was not a photographer, but a lover of photography, and a 
photography critic. He was quite a collector as well. I got to know him a bit 
when I met him at a short course shortly after the magazine was started. I 
visited his apartment in New York, and the magazine offices as well, and his 
walls were covered with black and white photographs he'd collected over the 

Scott Stewart

>Camera Arts and its sibling View Camera are still alive and well and neither
>are related to American Photo.>