Of attending the exclusive Vanity Fair Oscar party, Emma Stone says, "It's like a completely overwhelming experience when you first go, because you've never seen this many people that you've seen on TV or movie screens up close."
Actor/director/producer Ben Affleck waits for his turn to be interviewed on the set of the Vanity Fair Hollywood issue cover shoot. The Oscar winner's film, "Argo", is nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
Actor Bradley Cooper is seen in casual clothing after posing for Bruce Weber in a gorilla suit. For its 2013 Hollywood issue, Vanity Fair handed over the reins to famed photographer Bruce Weber to compile a portfolio of images of over 125 actors, models, and animals, over the course of eight days.
Actress Halle Berry as photographed for Vanity Fair
Credit: Bruce Weber
Oscar winner Halle Berry, still in wardrobe, smiles after her Vanity Fair shoot with Bruce Weber. She says Weber made her comfortable by playing sensual music during the shoot. Of the magazine's exclusive Oscar party, Berry says, "If you get to the Vanity Fair party, you've pretty much you know, arrived in this town."
Photographer Bruce Weber poses with his "favorite actress" -- Tai the Elephant. Over a more than 20-year career, Tai has starred in "Water For Elephants", "George of the Jungle", "Operation Dumbo Drop", and "Vanity Fair".
Photographer Bruce Weber (wearing bandana) greets Tai the Elephant as they get ready to roll. Of the photo shoot Weber says, "I just thought, well, I'm gonna interpret this as if it was a party that I would have loved to have been invited to
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Tai the Elephant mingles with members of the University of Southern California Song Girls.
A glimpse of the wardrobe department, including the dress that Dakota Fanning wore in her shoot. Included in the wardrobe area were 10,000 articles of clothing, 200 pairs of sunglasses, and $3 million worth of designer jewelry.
Model and actress Dree Hemingway shows off her wardrobe, parts of which later ended up in the pool with her when photographer Bruce Weber changed the feel of the shoot into more of a celebrity-filled party.