In response to its recently announced partnership with Variety, Shutterstock has hired photographers Chelsea Lauren, Rob LaTour, Stephen Lovekin and Andrew H. Walker. The quartet will handle event photography and celebrity portraiture in Los Angeles and New York.
“We are thrilled Chelsea, Rob, Stephen and Andrew chose to bring their talents to Shutterstock at the forefront of our new, remarkable editorial service. Each has an original, visually interesting aesthetic which is strengthened by their ability to create trusting relationships with their subjects,” said Ben Pfeifer, VP, new business at Shutterstock.
Based in Los Angeles, Lauren shoots many different subjects and styles, including celebrity portraiture, fashion, editorial and performance art. Her work has been featured in Vogue, Elle, Glamour, GQ, Maxim, CNN, Extra, E!, TIME Magazine, Seventeen, Billboard, Newsweek, Entertainment Weekly and People Magazine.
LaTour is known for producing exceptional portraits and fashion photography. Most recently, Rob was the U.S. photographer for British Vogue. He also worked for Rex Features in Los Angeles for three years.
Lovekin has been an event and portrait photographer in New York City for more than 20 years. He has shot some of the world’s biggest events and celebrities, and his work has appeared in leading publications including Vogue, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, InStyle, TIME Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, People Magazine and Us Weekly.
Based in New York City, Walker has captured global events such as the Cannes, Tribeca, Sundance, Dubai Intl. and Doha film festivals, the Super Bowl and fashion weeks, as well as daily events such as concerts, premieres, product launches and studio and location portraits.