These images are all representations of the amazing craft that Contour photographers put into capturing, representing and sometimes interpreting some of the most important people of our time as well as encapsulating important fashion trends.

All of these images have an arresting quality so let them stop you for a second and take your imagination somewhere unexpected...

  • LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 16: Actor Josh Duhamel is photographed for In Style Man Russia on February 16, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. PUBLISHED IMAGE. (Photo by Yu Tsai/Contour by Getty Images)
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  • LOMPOC, CA - FEBRUARY 16: Actress Carey Mulligan is photographed for Flaunt Magazine on February 16, 2013 in Lompoc, California. Dress (Vivienne Westwood), necklace (Alexander McQueen). (Photo by Stevie And Mada/Contour by Getty Images)
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  • PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 09: for Self Assignment on July 9, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bertrand Jacquot/Contour by Getty Images)
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  • PARIS, FRANCE - AUGUST 09: Models are photographed for Self Assignment on August 9, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Saima Altunkaya/Contour Style by Getty Images)
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  • LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 20: Actress, writer and director Lena Dunham is photographed for Playboy Magazine on December 20, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Autumn de Wilde/Contour by Getty Images)
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  • TORONTO, CANADA - FEBRUARY 23: A Model is photographed for a fashion editorial for Fashion Magazine on February 23, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario. Outer dress (Eva Franco), inner dress (Max Azria). (Photo by Chris Nicholls/Contour Style by Getty Images)
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  • NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 16: Model Erin Heatherton is photographed for GQ Germany on November 16, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Russell James/Contour by Getty Images)
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  • NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 12: Actress Jessica Chastain is photographed for InStyle Magazine UK on November 12, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Micaela Rossato/Contour by Getty Images)
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  • NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Actress Ziyi Zhang is photographed for Flaunt Magazine on September 10, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Hunter & Gatti/Contour by Getty Images)
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  • Lou Reed (Photo by Jeff Riedel/Contour by Getty Images)
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  • EVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE - JULY 09: FIGARO ID: 107256-022. Models pose at a fashion shoot for Madame Figaro on July 9, 2013 in Evian-les-Bains, France. Sweater (Cedric Charlier), pants (Giorgio Armani Collection Capsule Classique). (Photo by Ugo Richard/Figarophoto/Contour Style by Getty Images)
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  • PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 19: FIGARO ID: 107230-011. Model Coco Rocha poses at a fashion shoot for Madame Figaro on July 19, 2013 in Paris, France. Dress (Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane). (Photo by Alistair Taylor Young/Figarophoto/Contour by Getty Images)
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  • PARIS, FRANCE - AUGUST 09: Models are photographed for Self Assignment on August 9, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Saima Altunkaya/Contour Style by Getty Images)
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  • BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 30: Education activist Malala Yousafzai is photographed for People magazine on August 30, 2013 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Julian Broad/Contour by Getty Images)
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  • LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 09: Former Prime minister of the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is photographed for Time Inc. on October 9, 2006 in London, England. (Photo by Harry Borden/Contour by Getty Images)
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  • PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 13: Figaro ID: 106050-002. Model Laetitia Casta poses for Madame Figaro on February 13, 2013 in Paris, France. PUBLISHED IMAGE. Cape (Louis Vuitton), gloves (Agnelle), stockings (Wolford), shoes (Casadei). Make-up by L'Oreal Paris. (Photo by Amy Troost/Figarophoto/Contour by Getty Images)
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  • BEIJING, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 12: Artist Ai Weiwei is photographed on September 12, 2012 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Eric Gregory Powell/Contour by Getty Images)
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About Elodie Mailliet Storm

Elodie Mailliet Storm is Director of Photography for Contour by Getty Images where she oversees the high-end celebrity portraiture collection.

Prior to joining Getty Images, Elodie was Director of Photography for portraiture and entertainment at Corbis. In 2005, she was named one of the top 100 people in photography by American Photo

Elodie has worked as a freelance writer for Le Nouvel Observateur, VSD and French Photo. She is author of the book One2one, published by TeNeues.

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