Annie Leibovitz

Annie Leibovitz


Born
in Waterbury, Connecticut, The United States
October 02, 1949

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Anna-Lou "Annie" Leibovitz is an American portrait photographer whose style is marked by a close collaboration between the photographer and the subject.

Born in Waterbury, Connecticut, Leibovitz is the third of six children in a Jewish family. Her mother was a modern dance instructor, while her father was a lieutenant colonel in the United States Air Force. The family moved frequently with her father's duty assignments, and she took her first pictures when he was stationed in the Philippines.

In high school, she became interested in various artistic endeavours, and began to write and play music. She attended the San Francisco Art Institute. She became interested in photography after taking pictures when she lived in the Philippines, where her
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American Music

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Olympic Portraits

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Annie Leibovitz: Photographs

4.32 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 1983 — 2 editions
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“A thing that you see in my pictures is that I was not afraid to fall in love with these people.”
Annie Leibovitz

“The camera makes you forget you're there. It's not like you are hiding but you forget, you are just looking so much.”
Annie Leibovitz

“If I didn't have my camera to remind me constantly, I am here to do this, I would eventually have slipped away, I think. I would have forgotten my reason to exist.”
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