本書是安妮•萊柏維茲兩本攝影集Annie Leibovitz: Photographs, 1970-1990與A Photographer's Life, 1990-2005的延續。這系列中，萊柏維茲以她最受喜愛的風格捕捉了近十年來最有影響力的公眾人物。每一張照片皆以她機智且神秘的能力為每個（可能是非常知名與傑出的）人量身訂製，並以藝術家的眼光紀錄下當代文化。
In this new collection from Annie Leibovitz, one of the most influential photographers of our time, iconic portraits sit side by side never-before-published photographs. Afterword by Annie Leibovitz.
Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005-2016 is the photographer's follow-up to her two landmark books, Annie Leibovitz: Photographs, 1970-1990 and A Photographer's Life, 1990-2005. In this new collection, Leibovitz has captured the most influential and compelling figures of the last decade in the style that has made her one of the most beloved talents of our time. Each of the photographs documents contemporary culture with an artist's eye, wit, and an uncanny ability to personalize even the most recognizable and distinguished figures.
"Whether she's photographing the famous and powerful? or simply the woman next door? Annie always captures something unexpected and deeply personal."—Oprah Winfrey
"Getting your photograph taken by Annie is one of the great totems of success in America."—Graydon Carter, Editor-in-chief, Vanity Fair
"She's a poet."—Robert Wilson
"Annie Leibovitz is one of the most aesthetically gifted photographers alive."—Guardian
"Her pictures are consistently great. They unerringly capture the zeitgeist."—Paul Roth, director of the Ryerson Image Centre
"Leibovitz is not simply among our foremost image-makers. She has essentially created a new form of portraiture for our time."—Sherri Geldin, director of the Wexner Center for the Arts
"[Leibovitz] has a way of turning the zeitgeist into works of high art."—UrbanDaddy
"With more than 150 pop culture favorite subjects, this volume of striking portraits documents contemporary culture with an artist's eye and wit." —Society Diaries