Beautiful Disney Portraits by Annie Leibovitz

By WebdesignerDepot Staff Posted Apr. 15, 2011 Reading time: 1 minute

Annie Leibovitz is a celebrity photographer born in Waterbury, Connecticut.

There isn’t just one photograph that made Annie such a popular photographer. She started her career working as a staff photographer for the Rolling Stones (magazine).

She was soon on tour with The Rolling Stones as their band photographer. Before long she was photographing celebrities and band members all over the world, and has been ever since.

In 2008, Annie started a series for Disney called Dream Portraits, featuring a series of celebrities and actors/actresses re-enacting a scene from various Disney movies.

In 2011, Annie and Disney have worked together again to add more photographs to the series. This post features both the original and new shots – all of which are amazing pieces of work and incredibly detailed…

Rachel Weisz as Snow White


Jessica Biel as Pocahontas


Roger Federer as King Arthur


Mikhail Baryshnikov as Peter Pan, Gisele Bündchen as Wendy and Tina Fey as Tinkerbell


David Beckham as Prince Phillip from Sleeping Beauty


Julie Andrews as the Blue Fairy from Pinocchio and Abigial Breslin as Fira from Disney Fairies


Jennifer Lopez as Jasmine and Marc Anthony as Aladdin


Beyonce as Alice, Lyle Lovett as the March Hare and Oliver Platt as the Mad Hatter


Whoopi Goldberg as the Genie


Jeff Bridges as The Beast, Penelope Cruz as Belle


Olivia Wilde as the Evil Queen and Alec Baldwin as the Spirit of the Mirror


Queen Latifah as Ursula (from The Little Mermaid)


Julianne Moore as Ariel (The Little Mermaid) and Michael Phelps as a random merman.


Scarlett Johansson as Cinderella

 

You can read more about Annie Leibovitz on Biography.com, or see more of her work at PopPhoto.com.

This post was put together exclusively for WDD by Callum Chapman. Callum is currently writing a book about (and called) Junior Design Jobs.

 

These photographs really bring the animated movies to life. How do they make you feel? What one is your favorite?

 

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