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Paparazzi Industry ‘Decimated’ as Celebrities Self-Isolate

Much of the photo industry has been crippled by the coronavirus pandemic, but the subset of photographers receiving the least pity for their woes might be paparazzi. As celebrities self-isolate, their business has dried up almost completely... but you won't find many people sympathetic to their plight.

Trading Portraits for Backstage Photos with My Favorite Celebrities

I've been fortunate enough to present portrait work to some of my favorite personalities. Initially, I figured it would just be a clever way to use my artwork to meet some of my heroes. A year later, it has turned into an on-going project that has resulted in unique encounters, constant hustle, and endless Photoshop.

Watch Top L.A. Paparazzi Hunt Down Top D.C. Politicians

Paparazzi photographers in Los Angeles spend their days and nights pursuing celebrities who aren't actually very important people on the world stage. On the other hand, politicians in Washington, D.C. have a huge global impact, yet they're largely ignored out in public. VICE recently decided to do an experiment by setting L.A. paparazzi on D.C. politicians.

13 Celebrities Who Are Serious About Photography

Everyone is a photographer, and that includes celebrities. But some celebrities take their photography more seriously than others, investing both significant time and money into developing their craft. Here’s a small sampling.

How I Became a Celebrity Wedding Photographer

I was 13 years old when I was first bitten by the photography bug, merely as a matter of happenstance. Though I wasn’t completely isolated from photography, as my father was already shooting weddings at the time, he happened to need an assistant one particular day so I tagged along.

11 Kids Photographed as Music Icons

What if some of the most famous faces in the music industry were decades younger? For his latest project, fashion photographer Viktorija Pashuta shot portraits of 11 children looking like 11 music icons.

These Celebrity Portraits Are Actually of Wax Figures

Photographer Peter Andrew Lusztyk recently shot a series of portraits of some of the biggest celebrities on Earth. But look a little closer and you'll notice that there's something "off" about each one, and that's due to the fact that each headshot actually shows a realistic wax figure.

These Portraits Were Created by Combining Photos of Celebrities

Pedro Berg Johnsen of Norway has an unusual hobby: in his spare time, he combines portraits of celebrities to create real-looking photos of people that don't actually exist. For example, the portrait above was created by blending the heads and faces of singer Taylor Swift and actress Emma Watson.

Grammy Winners’ Official Portraits Released to the Public for the First Time

Photographer Danny Clinch has served as the official backstage portrait photographer at the Grammys for more than a decade, but his shots have largely stayed out of the public eye. One of the traditions of the awards is that Clinch's portraits are privately sent to the winning music artists as keepsakes.

However, this year was different. The Recording Academy decided to break tradition this past Sunday by releasing Clinch's portraits online for the public to see immediately after the awards.