Watch a video of Kwaku Alston’s editing process

Creating great photos is much more than pulling off a successful photo shoot—it’s also essential to edit with an artful eye. Celebrity and entertainment photographer Kwaku Alston recently collaborated with stop-motion animator David Szmit on the video below—which features a shoot Kwaku did with Drew Barrymore—to bring this creative process to life. “This piece,” says […]

Spotlight: Kwaku Alston

Kwaku Alston has photographed some of the most famous faces in the world—from Hollywood luminaries and Grammy winners to President Barack Obama and the First Family—for editorial and advertising clients ranging from Crate & Barrel, Coca-Cola, Blackberry, Target, and Verizon to The New York Times Magazine, Real Simple, and Time. His portraits have a fresh, […]

New work: Kwaku Alston photographs Drew Barrymore for USA Weekend

USA Weekend profiled Drew Barrymore, star of the Warner Bros. romantic comedy Going the Distance (in theaters September 3), for its cover story this past Sunday, and our own Kwaku Alston photographed the actress. Here’s a look at some of his portraits… . Credits: Photos: Kwaku Alston; Hair: Mark Townsend, Starworks Artists; makeup: Pati Dubroff, […]