The Photographer that I choose to follow throughout the portrait unit was David LaChapelle. David LaChapelle is a famous photographer who takes portraits of famous people in America. His work is made up musicians, actors and other influential people. David LaChapelle's work is original, bold, vibrant and interesting. I choose to model my work off of David LaChapelle's because his photos remind me of why I love photography, it's a way to express yourself. I can't compare his photos to anyone else's, and that's something that I admire.
The two photos that I choose to include in my post are a self portrait of myself, and a photo by David LaChapelle of Alicia Keys at a piano. My photo doesn't compare to David LaChapelle's style, but the two photos have the similarity of music. David LaChapelle's work show the passion of his subjects, and I included my passion in my self portrait.