Daring, richly imagined photography has long been a part of W’s DNA.
That’s why, in partnership with the International Center of Photography,
we’re introducing The Shot, an annual initiative to identify the
standouts from the next generation of fashion shooters. After polling
industry tastemakers—from photographers and agents to editors, stylists,
and curators—we’ve come up with a short list of six exhilarating new
talents. In January, one of them will be announced as the recipient of
our inaugural award. The winner will be profiled in these pages in March
and will shoot a feature editorial for September’s Fall Fashion issue.
First, though, let’s get to know our nominees. Best learn their names