Los Angeles-based director and photographer Melodie McDaniel is considered one of the most coveted still-life shooters in the United States, and after one thorough look through her selected portfolio, you won't question why.
As a photographer, Melodie McDaniel is not only celebrated for her still-life photography, but also for her celebrity portraits. As one of the top names in the celebrity portrait industry, she has worked with major talents like Ryan Gosling, Ludacris, Pharrell Williams, Rihanna, Carrie Underwood, and Lily Allen.
In this collection of her work, we see shots of hip-seeming regular folks right beside the shots of international superstars. As a photographer, Melodie McDaniel's major skill is her ability to make the "average" person look just as much of a superstar as her celebrity portraits.
Click through our gallery to view her selected portfolio and see for yourself.