Photographer Roxanne Lowit Captures Celebs Offguard and Relaxed

 - Jun 20, 2011
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Photographer Roxanne Lowit has a portfolio of backstage shots that any good fashion photographer or paparazzo could only fantasize about. Starting in the late '70s, photographer Roxanne Lowit began taking snaps of some of the world's most famous and accomplished celebrities backstage at fashion events and industry parties when they were most vulnerable -- casually hanging out amongst alcohol and friends.

As a photographer, Roxanne Lowit's best skill is capturing candids of celebs or shooting portraits where they display a sense of humor at odds with their public persona. Featured in this collection of images are megastars Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, George Clooney, Pamela Anderson, David Bowie, and Ray Charles -- just to name a few. One look at Roxanne Lowit's celeb candid portfolio is like taking a trip into a time machine of some of the entertainment industry's best and most authentic backstage shots.

Self-taught photographer Roxanne Lowit's career is now on par with celebrity shutterbugs like Terry Richardson and Annie Liebovitz. Enjoy looking at some of the voyeuristic snaps that elevated her career and pop culture status.