- Name: Annie Leibovitz
- Born: 10/02/1949 (71 years old)
Anna-Lou “Annie” Leibovitz (//; born October 2, 1949) is an American portrait photographer. She is best known for her engaging portraits, particularly of celebrities, which often feature subjects in intimate settings and poses. Leibovitz’s polaroid of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, taken five hours before Lennon’s murder, is considered Rolling Stone magazine’s most famous cover photograph. The Library of Congress declared her a Living Legend, and she is the first woman to have a feature exhibition at Washington’s National Portrait Gallery.
Birth Name: Anna-Lou Leibovitz
Awards: Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
Alias: Anna-Lou Leibovitz
Birth Place: Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S.
Annie Leibovitz quotes :
You have trust in what you think. If you splinter yourself and try to please everyone, you can’t.Annie Leibovitz
I shoot a little bit, maybe two rolls, medium format, which is 20 pictures, and if it's not working, I change the position.Annie Leibovitz
There must be a reason why photographers are not very good at verbal communication. I think we get lazy.Annie Leibovitz
My lens of choice was always the 35 mm. It was more environmental. You can't come in closer with the 35 mm.Annie Leibovitz
The pictures of my family were designed to be on a family wall, they were supposed to be together. It was supposed to copy my mother's wall in her house.Annie Leibovitz
I'd like to think that the actions we take today will allow others in the future to discover the wonders of landscapes we helped protect but never had the chance to enjoy ourselves.Annie Leibovitz