Will Lindbergh follow Leibovitz’s Pirelli revolution?

One of the biggest announcements of the calendar year has finally arrived- who is photographing next years Pirelli calendar.

2017 is seeing the return of Peter Lindbergh to shoot the infamous calendar snaps. This is the third time Lindbergh has shot for the calendar making him the most used photographer for the company.

Photographer Peter Lindbergh, who will shoot the 2017 Pirelli Calendar
Photo: Courtesy of Pirelli Calender

Lindbergh is known for his black and white shots of models including; Kate Moss, Diane Von Furstenburg and Tilda Swinton as well as the 50th anniversary of Pirelli.

The looks he has shot have revolutionized the idea of photographing people in their purest form, so it will be interesting to see how he follows the drastic changes 2016’s photographer, Annie Leibovitz, made.

This years calendar includes images of “inspirational women”, most of which are fully clothed. These include Yoko Ono, Amy Schumer and Patti Smith.

Yoko Ono on set for the 2016 Pirelli calender (Vogue)

Lindbergh’s version of “The Cal” is due to be available from November 2017.


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