What do John F. Kennedy, Jr., Tom Cruise, Elizabeth Taylor, Natalie Cole, Barbara Walters, Mariah Carey, Bill Cosby, Donna Karan, Bob Hope, Michael Jordan and Mark Wahlberg have in common? They, along with countless others, have all been guests on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
Paul Natkin and Stephen Green were official photographers for Oprah for many years. Their photographs provide a loving tribute to an amazing woman and her award-winning television show.
Oprah Winfrey has taught us all how to live with spirit, grace, fun and love. Her good works, her appreciation for life and her ability to reach out to everyone have made her a legend. Be prepared to laugh, be prepared to cry, and be ready to relive many memorable moments as you turn the pages of this inspiring photographic tribute to Oprah Winfrey.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Paul Natkin worked for many years as a staff photographer for Oprah. He has been the photographer for several of the Rolling Stones' tours. In addition, he has served as staff photographer for Farm Aid since its inception. His work has appeared in major magazines, including Time, Newsweek, Playboy, and Rolling Stone.
Stephen Green was a staff photographer for Oprah and has been the team photographer for the Chicago Cubs for twenty years. A regular contributor to Sports Illustrated, Green has also published two photographic books on blues and jazz music, for which he won the W.C. Handy Award for Excellence in Photography.