Get The Picture: 5 L.A. Photogs To Know

From Helmut Newton's affinity for Hollywood glamour to David Hockney's collaged Polaroid series of L.A. swimming pools, this city boasts major photographic clout. So, who will be the next to gain snapshot stardom? We've got a few candidates in mind.
Whether shooting a lookbook for Vans or a portrait of Forest Whitaker, each member of this group of emerging photographers showcases a unique, fresh perspective that instantly intrigues just about any eye. Click ahead to take a peek for yourself and just maybe get inspired to pick up an actual camera next time you see something snap-worthy.