Although we may be used to seeing celebrities in front of the camera, many of them also like to go behind it. With their exposure to the media and their contact with high end photographers, they have had the chance to more than just pose and many have applied what they’ve learnt on set to their own photographic creations. Read on to find out what starlets and fashion icons like sneaking their own peak behind the lens!
Camera friendly is an understatement when it comes to Brad Pitt who has been in front of the lens for over thirty years. But he not only smiles for the camera, he has also befriended it in a totally different way and has become a budding photographer himself. These Angelina photographs prove it.
Apart from singing and performing, Bryan Adams has become a prolific photographer who is often hired to do professional shoots for bands and magazines. Check out his portfolio here.
He's gone from playing Aragorn in Lord of the Rings to badass Russian mobster and Carl Jung in David Cronenberg films, but that's not all. Viggo Mortensen is also a poet, musician, painter and of course photographer. His images are often eerie and somewhat dark, well worth taking a look at, as everything he does.
Lou Reed was a renowned musician and artist, and his art photography, which mostly captured landscapes are just as inspiring as his music and explore influences from 19th century romantic artists which took landscape art to a totally different level. Find more of his pictures here.
As one of the nineties most iconic models, Helena Christensen knows exactly what she's doing now that she has gone from model to photographer. Her work has been exhibited internationally and she has done editorials for Vogue, Harper's Bazar and Rika Magazine, amongst others. Find her portfolio here.
Diane Keaton is another multifaceted artist, and although much more focused on acting, producing, directing and writing, she has also long been interested in photography and has developed a few photography projects of her own including a collection of fantastic hotel lobby photographs which she published in a book called Reservations. Find more of her pictures here.