Photographing the Black Panther cover and poster was a dream come true–working with an all star cast and incredible icons was thrilling. Can’t wait for the movie to come out! The essentials: Lighting diagrams for seamless:
The new HBO Film, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (adapted from the book) tells the story of an African-American woman who – after her death – unknowingly became a pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line back in the 1950’s. Her identity was ignored until the book brought her story to life, finally paying tribute to the woman behind the HeLa cells. Photographing the film’s stars, Oprah Winfrey and […]
Congratulations to Viola Davis for her Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in Fences. This groundbreaking actress is the first African American woman to win an Oscar, Emmy, and Tony award for acting, and it was an honor to photograph her for the December Essence Magazine cover.
Two days prior to Christmas, I had the opportunity to reconnect with Ava Duvernay for our second shoot together. While years have past, her fiery passion for film still burns brightly. Thanks to her Oscar nominated documentary 13th, thousands have been enlightened about the “intersection of race, justice and mass incarceration in the United States.” Peep the article here.