Jeff Lipsky photographs the winners of the 89th Annual Academy Awards: Emma Stone, Casey Affleck, Viola Davis, Barry Jenkins, and more

View all 25 portraits here.     View this post on Instagram Oscar ready! #oscars # backstage A post shared by jefflipsky (@jefflipsky) on Feb 26, 2017 at 3:30pm PST View this post on Instagram BTS shot of Emma Stone back stage moments after her Oscar win for Best Actress. #emmastone #phaseone #hasselblad #bestactressđź“·@minitheskirt A […]

Kwaku Alston photographs Viola Davis and Denzel Washington, who costar in the Oscar-nominated movie “Fences,” for the cover of Essence

Art Streiber photographs a host of stars—including Tom Hanks, Amy Adams, Viola Davis, and Matthew McConaughey—for Variety’s “Actors on Actors” cover story

“Over two days, we shot 26 single portraits on each set and 13 duets on two sets. I think,” says Art Streiber of photographing Variety‘s “Actors on Actors” cover story. “Definitely lost track. Six of those 26 actors were Academy Award winners. The other 20 were either magnificent, amazing, or tremendous.” View the complete portfolio […]

Essence taps Nino Muñoz to photograph Shonda Rhimes and the Shondaland family for its six-cover October issue

When you’re featuring a TV writer/producer as wildly successful as Shonda Rhimes in your magazine, as well as the dazzling stars of her hit shows—and you’ve got Nino Muñoz as the photographer—why stop at shooting one cover when you can do six? “Essence, along with our sister publications People and Entertainment Weekly, brought together the […]

Kwaku Alston shoots The Hollywood Reporter’s “Rule Breakers”

The Hollywood Reporter has just published a 22-page special issue dedicated to “Rule Breakers 2011″—”a year-end celebration of the people who successfully rocked and rattled the status quo in Hollywood.” The editors note that the issue was nine months in the making and features “a who’s who of Hollywood,” including Kim Kardashian, whom Kwaku Alston […]