Russell Hart is executive editor of American Photo magazine, where he has worked for 20 years, and editor of the magazine’s college edition, American Photo On Campus. Before that he was senior editor at Popular Photography and worked for ten years as a freelance photographer in Boston, where he did advertising work for Polaroid and editorial assignments for Boston magazine and The Boston Globe Magazine, among others. At the same time he taught photography at Tufts University and Boston’s School of the Museum of Fine Arts. His photographs are in the permanent collections of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Hudson River Museum, the DeCordova Museum, and the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, among others. He has published several thousand magazine and newspaper articles, including photo columns for The New York Times and stories for Men’s Journal and Us, and is the author or co-author of a number of books on photographic subjects, including William Albert Allard: The Photographic Essay, Photography For Dummies, and the widely used college textbook Photography (with Henry Horenstein).