Grids’ Cover of the Day: Kwaku Alston’s Michelle Obama portrait for Essence

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Grids, the blog of the Society of Publication Designers, featured Kwaku Alston‘s Essence cover portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama as yesterday’s Cover of the Day. Congratulations to Kwaku and Essence creative director Greg Monfries and photo editor Rebecca Karamehmedovic!

Kwaku has posted additional portraits of the First Lady at his blog, along with a behind-the-scenes account of the shoot. Click here or on the image below to take a look.

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One Comment

  1. Posted 09/27/2011 at 10:02 am | Permalink

    congrats! love the profile shot, especially, so elegant and altogether unique from anything I’ve seen out there on The First Lady.


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