Annie Leibovitz

Queen Latifah

Background History

The photo "Queen Latifah" was photographed by Annie Leibovitz. Queen Latifah posed for this amazing shot as Ursula for the movie, The Little Mermaid. The photo was set up and taken in a Los Angeles studio. Annie wanted to recreate Disney magic. This is a famous photograph because of the uniqueness and creativity behind the portrait. The creation of the stunning photo was not easy though. There was a lot of preparation and thinking behind the portrait. They had to find a good was to set up the studio and get the tentacles to fit properly. The process of taking the photo went very well and it resulted in a wonderful portrait.
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My Opinion

I think this portrait is very creative and unique. I have never seen anything like it. Annie did an outstanding job at recreating the Disney character, Ursula. Annie Leibovitz did not make Queen Latifah change her image. The photo shows her personality as well as the sea creature.