Beyoncé Has Full Control Over Her September Vogue Issue -- So She Tapped A 23-Year-Old Black Photographer To Shoot Her Cover
Shout-out to 23-year-old photographer, Tyler Mitchell.
Fashionistas know the importance of a magazine's September issue, so it's fitting the most esteemed glossy publication will feature Beyoncé as its cover star. According to sources via the HuffPost, Vogue Editor-In-Chief Anna Wintour will give the better half of the OTRII star full control over its creative direction.
Looking back at Bey's recent portfolio of black a** work, paired with her generally overwhelming influence, the "Apes**t" singer is likely going to gather our lives with or without our say come the release of the September issue. She's already hired 23-year-old black photographer Tyler Mitchell to shoot the issue -- he'll become the publication's first black photographer in its 126-year history. Bey previously graced the September issue of Vogue in 2015.
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Wintour is known for choosing established photographers and clearly Bey used her power and influence to finagle the young photographer.
“The reason a 23-year-old black photographer is photographing Beyoncé for the cover of Vogue is because Beyoncé used her power and influence to get him that assignment,” the source said.
Mitchell has a knack for realistically capturing the beauty of black folks.
“I depict black people and people of color in a really real and pure way,” Mitchell, said in a December interview with The New York Times. “There is an honest gaze to my photos.”
This issue is about to be FLAMES.
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