Vanity Fair began 2017 with stunning back-lot portraits of one of the world’s biggest movie stars, Jennifer Lawrence, and somehow managed to go up from there. From the Hollywood Portfolio to the on-set shoot with the Star Wars: The Last Jedi cast to the cover story on future princess Meghan Markle, it was another year of Vanity Fair-provided unparalleled access to the people that fascinate us the most. Ahead, a look back at Vanity Fair’s eventful 2017, in photographs.
Starting with night clubs and ending up with Playboy Ukraine’s magazine, this isn’t just luck, but it is when hard work pays off and Tina Sokolovskaya surely has her way with it. This Ukraine based photographer now works with celebrities, famous artists, and singers all over the globe.
“By the way, my famous pic “On the Wave” was made in Dubai. This was an “accidental” shot. It was a usual commercial shooting for our client from Latvia, we were on the beach, and thought to shoot some interesting. Nearby there was a bridge, and I said: “Let me try to take a picture of you from above!” The sea was just a little restless, there was a wave, and this shot turned out. In fact, all the best is the result of the right moment.”
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The beauty of photography is its ability to encapsule an instant — and in 2014, Vanity Fair captured magnetic, glamorous, moments from Jennifer Lawrence, Angelina Jolie, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Deneuve, Neil Patrick Harris, among so many others.
Larry Fink, the Counter-Culture Artist Turned Celebrity Photographer
” Larry Fink juggles numerous titles: He’s a farmer living on a barn in Pennsylvania with his artist wife, Martha Posner; a professor of photography at Bard College; a self-proclaimed humanist; a father; and a photographer — one who’s gained industry-wide acclaim for shooting the most exclusive parties and backstage events swarmed by the cultural elite (think Oscar parties and fashion weeks). … “
” For those that love classic photography that stands the test of time, an exciting new exhibition opens today, April 2nd, in New York City. Milk Gallery presents the incredible and iconic work of Dennis Stock. A Magnum photographer for most of his life, or sixty years, Stock will always be remembered for both his candid portraits of Hollywood celebrities, like Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and James Dean, as well as for his beautiful black and white street scenes. … “