Elevating Celebrity Portraiture to an Art

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“I’m more interested in being good than being famous,” the photographer Annie Leibovitz has said. But by elevating celebrity portraiture to an art, she has become as renowned as many of her subjects.

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Her first Experience as a professional photographer was in her college years when the Rolling Stone, hired her to take a portrait of John Lennon. Redefining barriers, her artistic approach to celebrity portraits is glamorously authentic, and professionally chic. One of her most famous works is the last Photo she took of John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono, hours before Lennon’s assassination.

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