Annie Leibovitz is an amazing photographer that has worked for some top magazines.  I just love how fresh and stunning her work is.  She was born in 1949 on October 2nd in Waterbury, Connecticut.  She went to Northwood High school in Silver Springs, Maryland.  Leibovitz had an interest in various artistic endeavors and began writing and playing music.  She then attended San Francisco Art Institute where she started to study painting.  This is was when she started to develop her photography skill when she was holding various jobs.

Leibovitz worked for Rolling Stones from 1970’s and in 1973 she become the chief photographer, which she did for 10 years.  In which time she shoot 142 covers for rolling stones.  Then in 1983 she joined Vanity Fair.  She also started working for Vogue in 1998.  There are quite a few projects that she has done in her life.  These are some of her books that she has done.

  • Annie Leibovitz: photographs (1983)
  • Photographs: Annie Leibovitz 1970-1990 (1991)
  • Olympic Portraits (1996)
  • Women (1999)
  • American Music (2003)
  • A Photographer’s Life: 1990 – 2005 (2006)
  • Annie Leibovitz at work (2008)
  • Pilgrimage (2011)

There is a project she did for Vogue that helped me to create a project that I was doing at Uni.  it was Alice in Wonderland which I turned to Alice in London and would Like to redo this whole project.  Which I put all the images in the Inspiration Blog.  As you can see these are just some stunning images.

She has also done some work for Disney which is amazing and dream-like and I just love how they have come out.

As you can see this not a big bio about Leibovitz put she is an amazing photographer that I love and how I love her work is amazing. If you need some more about her please just look around the net.  This is all my own point of view of her work and style of photography.

There is more information about Leibovitz on this site and it goes into her work in more detail. https://www.artsy.net/artist/annie-leibovitz

I hope this helps

Joe

P.S. Please excuse any typos. I am dyslexic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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