Photography Stories

How Annie Leibovitz captured Emily Dickinson’s absence

This photograph of the poet’s pressed-flowers album serves as a tribute to not one, but two, writers How Annie Leibovitz captured Emily Dickinson’s absence

How Annie Leibovitz revealed Kendrick Lamar's inner visions

Having shot Jagger and Lennon, Annie is capturing the musical voice of a new generation for Vanity Fair How Annie Leibovitz revealed Kendrick Lamar's inner visions

How Annie Leibovitz showed her mother's honesty

She’s shot everyone from the Queen to Kanye, but she says this picture of her mother is probably her favourite How Annie Leibovitz showed her mother's honesty

How Annie Leibovitz saw Nicole Kidman's face light up

Turns out some people are truly photogenic as the legendary photographer explains in her new book How Annie Leibovitz saw Nicole Kidman's face light up

How Annie Leibovitz learned to dance with Mikhail Baryshnikov

Her photos of Baryshnikov’s company are a lesson in the beauty, and difficulty, in photographing dance How Annie Leibovitz learned to dance with Mikhail Baryshnikov

Mario Sorrenti talks Kate Moss and more in New York

Sorrenti tells former W and Barneys Creative Director Dennis Freedman about his love for Kate and conceptual art Mario Sorrenti talks Kate Moss and more in New York

Nan Goldin goes back to the dive bars in The Deuce

The photographer put in a cameo performance on the HBO show beside James Franco, critiquing her early work Nan Goldin goes back to the dive bars in The Deuce

How Annie Leibovitz drew star power from the Rolling Stones

In Annie Leibovitz at Work, she explains how she picked up 'power by association' shooting their 1975 tour How Annie Leibovitz drew star power from the Rolling Stones

Stephen Shore's personal tribute to Andy Warhol

On Stephen Shore's birthday, we look back at his formative relationship with the pop art master Stephen Shore's personal tribute to Andy Warhol

How Annie Leibovitz let Patti Smith become herself

In Annie Leibovitz At Work, the photographer looks back at two key portraits of one remarkable singer How Annie Leibovitz let Patti Smith become herself

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