Michael Thompson is one of the leading fashion and celebrity photographers of his generation. His work appears regularly on the covers and in the pages of major magazines, including Vanity Fair, Allure, W, and Vogue. He lives in New York City. Dennis Freedman is the creative director of W magazine and vice chairman of Fairchild Publications. Vince Aletti has been the photography critic for the Village Voice since 1987 and is currently also the paper's art editor.