Annie Leibovitz shoots the Pirelli calendar into a new direction ...

MICHAEL ZHANG, PETAPIXEL:

"The annually published Pirelli Calendar is known for its history of racy photos by renowned photographers that often show models in various states of undress. The photographer behind this year’s edition is renowned portrait shooter Annie Leibovitz, and instead of focusing on themes of sexuality, Leibovitz has taken the photos in a completely new direction.

"Instead of shooting scantily clad (or unclad) models and celebrities, Leibovitz decided to feature portraits of notable women professionals — women who have made a mark in art, entertainment, business, philanthropy, and more."

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