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How I got Zendaya's attention by recreating her Elle cover photo-Photographer, Don Ulysse

Updated: Jul 18, 2021

Atlanta photographer, @donllyphoto went from recreating an Elle Magazine cover photo to being featured in Vogue! His work has been recognized by celebrities like Zendaya and Macaiah Carter. Don’s perseverance and passion for photography easily secured him a place in our spotlight! Here's Don's inspiring story:

My name is Don Ulysse. I am a fashion, model, photographer, and art director. I moved to the U.S. from Haiti in 2010 after a devastating earthquake that struck Haiti. To fast forward to now, I found a love for photography in high school it was about 5-6 years ago, which I purchased my first ever camera (Nikon D3500) in January of 2019, and ever since I purchased my camera, I immediately realized that photography is one of many things that I am passionate about in the arts.