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Tyler Mitchell: the photographer who made history with Beyoncé

By Janelle Zara

The 23-year-old has become the first ever black photographer to shoot the cover of Vogue, a groundbreaking achievement for an audacious talent

On Monday, coinciding with the release of Vogue’s venerated September issue, the photographer Tyler Mitchell made history: two photos he’d taken of Beyoncé graced the cover of two different editions of the issue, making him the first black photographer to shoot a cover in the entirety of the magazine’s 126-year history. At age 23, he’s also the one of the youngest photographers to do so (a distinction he shares with David Bailey, who was also 23 when he shot a cover in the 60s).

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/aug/08/tyler-mitchell-the-photographer-who-made-history-with-beyonce