The guest of the latest issue of Camera isn’t a photographer. But someone who single-handedly reopened entire chapters of the history of photography and helped a new generation of photographers to be recognized. Allan Porter, the editor-in-chief of Camera from 1965 to 1981, hosted journalist Jonas Cuénin for several days at his home in Lucerne, Switzerland. It was a fruitful encounter, illustrated by the images of ten great photographers discovered by this champion of contemporary photography.
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