Miller Mobley photographs The Hollywood Reporter’s Actress Roundtable cover story, featuring Jessica Lange, Nicole Kidman, Chrissy Metz, Elisabeth Moss, Oprah Winfrey, and Reese Witherspoon

Kwaku Alston shoots key art for the powerful new HBO movie “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” starring Oprah Winfrey

Kwaku Alston photographs Oprah Winfrey and actress/singer Renée Elise Goldsberry for the cover of Essence magazine’s April issue

On April 22, HBO will air its movie adaptation of the bestselling book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, “the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cervical cancer cells were used without her consent to create the first immortal human cell line, HeLa, in 1951,” as People magazine notes. The movie stars Oprah […]

Miller Mobley photographs Oprah Winfrey and “Queen Sugar” director Ava DuVernay for the cover of The Hollywood Reporter

Kwaku Alston photographs Oprah, Michael B. Jordan, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Forest Whitaker for the cover of Essence

The March issue of Essence celebrates what proved to be a triumphant year for African Americans in cinema, from Lee Daniels’ The Butler and Fruitvale Station to 12 Years a Slave‘s Best Picture win at the Oscars. Late last year, the magazine asked Kwaku Alston to photograph some of the key players who helped make […]

Kwaku Alston photographs Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry for Essence cover story

Kwaku Alston went to Atlanta to photograph Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry for the cover of Essence‘s June issue, which just hit newsstands. “We only had a total of 30 minutes to photograph these two media moguls and create an iconic cover,” notes Kwaku. Read more about the shoot at his blog, artofstudio.com. . . […]

Spotlight: Matthew Rolston

Matthew Rolston has photographed just about every film, music, and television star working today. His approach to glamour, which embodies Hollywood’s past and its grand tradition of celebrity portraiture, has helped define the modern aesthetics of celebrity and beauty photography. Matthew’s career as a photographer and director had a most auspicious, and unusual, beginning: He […]

New work: Matthew Rolston reteams with Oprah for cover of redesigned “O” magazine

O, The Oprah Magazine has just undergone a yearlong redesign and editorial renovation (as reported in The New York Times yesterday), and the changes are now on view in the September issue, themed “The Makeover Issue.” On the cover, a glamorous Oprah shows off a sophisticated short coiff. The portrait is by Matthew Rolston, who […]

Oprah on her all-time favorite Oprah Magazine cover

O: The Oprah Magazine marks its 10th anniversary this year, an occasion that inspired the entertainment juggernaut to reflect on the many variety of ways in which she has been photographed for the cover. “Winfrey herself has been on the cover of every issue in the magazine’s history,” notes msnbc.com’s The Scoop. “What did it […]

Academy Awards portraits gallery!

In honor of this year’s Academy Awards, which gets started at Sunday at 8 PM EST on ABC, I thought I’d show off some of the portraits our photographers have taken of  the 2010 nominees over the years. And then, out of curiosity, I started researching which previous nominees and winners our photographers have shot. […]