Early Life! <ul><li>Annie Leibovitz was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, Annie Leibovitz is the third of six children. She is a third-generation American whose great-grandparents were Jewish immigrants, from Central and Eastern Europe. Her father's parents had emigrated from Romania. Her mother, Marilyn Leibovitz, was a modern dance instructor of Estonian Jewish heritage; her father, Sam Leibovitz, was a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. 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 during the Vietnam WarIn high school, she became interested in various artistic endeavours, and began to write and play music. She attended the San Francisco Art Institute, where she studied painting. For several years, she continued to develop her photography skills while working various jobs, including a stint on a kibbutz in Amir, Israel, for several months in 1969. </li></ul>
Aesthetic <ul><li>Annie’s photographs are simple but are also interesting including a lot of detail even the most simplest photographs have incredibly amount of detail. She obviously spends a lot on time with her props. </li></ul>
Technical <ul><li>Annie uses technicians and aides to help her photographs to become better. </li></ul><ul><li>Digital is also used. </li></ul><ul><li>Colour. </li></ul><ul><li>Lighting rig used to get different effects of light . </li></ul>
Context <ul><li>She is a photographer of the rich and famous, as you can see by the photographs on the first slide. </li></ul><ul><li>She has a number of exhibitions. </li></ul>Annie Leibovitz (American, b. 1949). Ryan Adams, Hollywood Hills Best Western Hotel, Los Angeles, 2002.
Her Exhibitions <ul><li>Brooklyn Museum Exhibitions: Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer's Life, 1990–2005. </li></ul><ul><li>National Portrait Gallery Exhibitions: Annie Leibovitz: 1970–1990. </li></ul>
Influences <ul><li>I have learnt: </li></ul><ul><li>She works in colour and I will be inspired by her and take her ideas to heart. </li></ul><ul><li>I’m going to take photographs of a horse near a lake with the fantasy theme. </li></ul>
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