Steve Carty's Thought Provoking Imagery of Rap's Biggest Stars

By: Christina Butty - Published: Jun 10, 2009   Updated: Apr 5 2011 • References: stevecarty & &imgrefurl=http
Steve Carty is arguably Toronto's best celebrity photographer. He has shot stars like Pharrell, Kardinal Official and Phat Joe, to name a few.

Besides doing celebrity portraits, Steve Carty also does fashion, editorial and commercial photos.

His personal mantra is, “Love what you do, do what you love.”

Check out the gallery for some examples of Steve Carty's work.

Implications - Photography like this definitely appeals to the millions of people around the world who love and celebrate hip hop. Consumers are definitely drawn to collections that highlight their heroes in a favorable light. Any company hoping to appeal to this huge demographic would do well to take a page from Steve Carty's book. Stats for Hip Hoptography Trending: Older & Mild
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