Photography: Your favourite American celebrities photographed by Emily Shur

Date
23 January 2014
Reading Time
1 minute read

Things in LA are shinier and better looking than pretty much the rest of the world, and a shiny place full of really, really good looking famous people calls for a photographer who’s going to immortalise them properly. Luckily Emily Shur is really good at capturing the stars of LA with a sheen that is at once humorous and also incredibly flattering. Her portraits tend to be hi-octane shots that have obviously taken a while to set up, and then edit, to show the subject almost as they would be expected to appear on the silver screen. The more commercial shots (Will Ferrell in a fur coat) are juxtaposed nicely with candid gems such as the portrait of Neko Case with a horse or Adrien Brody grinning cheekily through some railings.

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Emily Shur: Michael Cera

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Emily Shur: Nick Offerman

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Emily Shur: Neko Case

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Emily Shur: Dangermouse

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Emily Shur: Jason Schwartzmann

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Emily Shur: Adrien Brody

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Emily Shur: Mark Zuckerberg

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Liv Siddall

Liv joined It’s Nice That as an intern in 2011 and worked across online, print and events, and was latterly Features Editor before leaving in May 2015.

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