Annie Leibovitz at Work

Annie Leibovitz at Work

Book - 2008
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"The first thing I did with my very first camera was climb Mt. Fuji. Climbing Mt. Fuji is a lesson in determination and moderation. It would be fair to ask if I took the moderation part to heart. But it certainly was a lesson in respecting your camera. If I was going to live with this thing, I was going to have to think about what that meant. There were not going to be any pictures without it."
--Annie Leibovitz

Annie Leibovitz describes how her pictures were made, starting with Richard Nixon's resignation, a story she covered with Hunter S. Thompson, and ending with Barack Obama's campaign. In between are a Rolling Stones Tour, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, The Blues Brothers, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Keith Haring, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Patti Smith, George W. Bush, William S. Burroughs, Kate Moss and Queen Elizabeth. The most celebrated photographer of our time discusses portraiture, reportage, fashion photography, lighting, and digital cameras.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2008.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780375505102
Branch Call Number: 779.2092 LEIBOVIT
Characteristics: 237 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: DeLano, Sharon
Alternative Title: At work


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World-renowned celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz is the focus of this excellent book. Featuring classic images of her work as well insight into her process.

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Madison Reid Kerr
Sep 19, 2016

Inspiring and thoughtful. Great for photographers of all career and skill levels.

Aug 14, 2011

4.5/5 An interesting and informative essay style, describing the inside approach taken during several of her assignments over the years.


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