2009 Griffin Museum Focus Awards Go to Some Friends of Ours!

The Griffin Museum in Boston has announced the recipients of his fourth-annual Focus Awards, which honor people who are not photographers but who have made important contributions to photography. And we Contributing Editor Eliane Laffont, the former president and guiding light of the Sygma photo agency, is receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award. And Executive Editor Russell Hart will be receiving the award for photographic writing.

The Griffin Museum in Boston has announced the recipients of his fourth-annual Focus Awards, which honor people who are not photographers but who have made important contributions to photography. And we're happy to report that two American Photo crew-members are on this year's list.
    Contributing Editor Eliane Laffont, the former president and guiding light of the Sygma photo agency, is receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award. And Executive Editor Russell Hart will be receiving the award for photographic writing.
    Other recipients are: Robert Haggart, founder of_ APhotoEditor.com_; and  Rosalind Smith, a writer for Shutterbug, Photographer's Forum, and Black and White. The awards will be presented on May 7.--David Schonauer