Design, Photography, & Fashion
Lesson time 9:56 min
Annie talks about her approach to studio photography, her strong preference for shooting on location, and the role of environment in her portraiture.
Topics include: Working in a Studio • Being on Location
Annie Leibovitz was the first woman to be named chief photographer at Rolling Stone and the last person to take a portrait of John Lennon. In her first online photography class, Annie shows us that what makes a picture stunning isn’t the gear or technology—it’s the story. Annie teaches you her philosophy: how to develop concepts, work with subjects, shoot with natural light, and bring images to life in post-production. See the world through her eyes.
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Annie brings you into her studio and onto her shoots to teach you everything she knows about portraiture and telling stories through images.Explore the Class
Annie's perspective and creativity inspired me to take a fresh look at how and what I photograph. Her insights gave me permission to go to the next place in my development. The advice to go back and look at "early" photos impacted me has been revealing and permission giving.
Art is beyond perfection, especially technical perfection.
I took this because I'm a fan of her work and knew a little bit about her process. I wanted to hear her say it and demonstrate where she puts her emphasis on photography. I knew going in that it wouldn't be very technical so I didn't expect that. I'm glad that she was able to share some of what moves her and still display some humility. I'd recommend it.
made me remember why i first wanted to be a photographer, and inspired me once again to remember what kind of photography i wanted to do and do it again