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Photos Of The Week: Top Instagram Pics

The creative team at Watch shares some of their all-time favorite photos and shoots. Here, their thoughts on this week’s notable Instagram selections, curated by our social media editor.
Posted on Feb 13, 2021 | 08:00am
LL COOL J

"We have been so fortunate to work with LL COOL J a few times over the years. He always makes you feel like you're the only person in the room and lightens the air by cracking everyone up on set. When he arrives, it's always on time and his presence is larger than life. I love this photo because: A) We shot it in Paris which was a huge undertaking for us at the time, and B) Even through that 3-piece suit and hat I can tell by the smirk that he just had the entire crew in hysterics!" — Christopher Ross, Director of Photography


Photography by Gilles-Marie Zimmermann.

NCIS: Los Angeles airs Sundays at 9/8c on CBS and streams on CBS All Access.

GAYLE KING

"We were lucky enough to grab the wonderful CBS This Morning trio from their very busy schedule for a photo shoot with the talented Ramona Rosales. The photographer used a clever technique to create her own 'old school' in-camera filter. The trio were fascinated by this style which gave the images this incredibly beautiful luminous and summery feel!" — Alice Ross, Deputy Photo Editor


Photography by Ramona Rosales.

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SHEMAR MOORE

"After a great day of shooting at the Grand Wailea Maui Resort with Shemar Moore, our photographer Kwaku Alston and I huddled up to discuss a different texture for the remainder of the shoot that day. So, we hopped in a jeep, hugging the coast, all in search of a unique location that would be the right fit for Shermar's rugged persona and man, did we find it. Dragon's Teeth in Kapalua was the perfect spot with its jagged terrain. With the right hint of slate gray in the stone and beautiful blue coastline, Shemar and his cerulean velvet jacket popped off the page." — Ed Mann, Creative Director

Photography by Kwaku Alston.

S.W.A.T. airs on Wednesdays at 10/9c on CBS and streams on CBS All Access.

TICHINA ARNOLD

"The Neighborhood star Tichina Arnold is a goddess in this gorgeous fashion cover photo shoot for our November-December 2020 issue, captured by the talented photographer Kwaku Alston. I love the strength this powerful portrait evokes, and the black and white treatment adds extra depth and intrigue."  — Mona Buehler, Director, Digital and Lifestyle Editorial


Photography by Kwaku Alston.

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