You may know Norman Seeff from his amazing portrait photos of famous celebrities like Tina Turner or The Rolling Stones. The Los Angeles-based photographer is a true legend and is known for capturing celebrities at the peak of their career.

The 1970s and 1980s are when his most famous photos were taken, so here are 15+ iconic black and white pics of celebrities captured by Seeff during those years! Keep on scrolling to take a look and don't forget to vote for your favorites.

More info: normanseeff.com (h/t: vintageeveryday)

#1

Ray Charles

Ray Charles

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Emre 2 years ago

reflection of the piano makes this portait perfect...

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#2

John Travolta

John Travolta

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Miklós Nagy 2 years ago

"Before scientology."

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#3

Steve Martin

Steve Martin

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JillVille Child Care 2 years ago

I thought his hair was always white? Has he died it here? lol Love him!

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#4

Cher

Cher

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Kalo Sk 2 years ago

She never needed plastic surgeries T_T

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#5

Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster

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AcousticGString 2 years ago

She's always been a beauty, even with mom jeans! :)

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#6

Michael Jackson & Diana

Michael Jackson & Diana

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JillVille Child Care 2 years ago

This was the Michael I adored as a child. RIP

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#7

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston

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World Traveler 2 years ago

Whitney always looked great. What a shame and a wasted life full of talent and natural gifts. But, as they say, we are the architects of our own destiny. Sleep Well Whitney.

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#8

Rollings Stones

Rollings Stones

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Intensive Panda 2 years ago

more like "Rolling StoneD" 😂

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#9

Tina Turner

Tina Turner

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Tracy Moorhead 2 years ago

She fought like Hell to get to this point.

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#10

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

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Răzvan Avătăjiței 2 years ago

Looks like Ashton Kutcher in this photo

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#11

John Belushi

John Belushi

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CheddarCheese 2 years ago

I wish he would have been around longer. He would have only gotten better.

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#12

Cher And Gregg Allman

Cher And Gregg Allman

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Michel M. Prins 2 years ago

Their hairstyles are awesome!

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#13

Steve Martin

Steve Martin

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Nancy Arnold 2 years ago

Always the joker

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#14

Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa

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Cheesybeansy 2 years ago

Truly a legend

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#15

Kiss

Kiss

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Superluminal1 2 years ago

Their costumes made them, not their music.

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#16

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

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Kalo Sk 2 years ago

Damn I still confuse the real Steve Jobs with Ashton Kutcher

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#17

Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone

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AcousticGString 2 years ago

He has a very broad cupid's arrow

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#18

John Lee Hooker

John Lee Hooker

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Cassie 2 years ago

A great man who produced great music, for sure!

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#19

Patti Smith And Robert Mapplethorpe

Patti Smith And Robert Mapplethorpe

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#20

Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese

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Zoria Polunoczaja 2 years ago

I thought it WAS Jeremy Irons!

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#21

Diane Keaton

Diane Keaton

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Zulma Ruiz 2 years ago

Beatiful woman, now and before

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#22

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol

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Intensive Panda 2 years ago

after I read about his "creative drawing", he will be always remembered as a man who drew a penis on a plate, which was later sent to moon

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#23

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

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Amanda Panda 2 years ago

I see Ashton Kutcher everytime I look at these now

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#24

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston

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Frimpong Poku-Dankwa 2 years ago

Sing it Whitney!

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#25

John Huston

John Huston

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CheddarCheese 2 years ago

That is a face that has seen things and been places!

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#26

Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger

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Michel M. Prins 2 years ago

It feels strange to see him sit still so calmly. Nontheless, it's great!

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#27

Van Halen

Van Halen

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Emre 2 years ago

They are my all time favourite

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#28

Steve Martin

Steve Martin

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Hope Floats 2 years ago

Always in character...Is there a ' real' Steve Martin???

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#29

Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell

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T 2 years ago

Awesome, that's the album cover to Hejira

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#30

Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper

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#31

Blondie

Blondie

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AsHaysha Salam 2 years ago

At first I thought he was holding a selfie stick, these past couple years have ruined me !

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#32

Carly Simon

Carly Simon

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Stille20 2 years ago

looks drafty

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#33

John Travolta

John Travolta

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Sophie G 2 years ago

which theta level is this

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#34

Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac

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Frimpong Poku-Dankwa 2 years ago

I wanna be EVERYWHERE with you...

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#35

Bob Marley

Bob Marley

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Federico Cocheo Filetti 2 years ago

This guy doesn't look like Bob Marley at all!

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#36

Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart

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Jenny Bell 2 years ago

Before the hot-pink leopard print nylon leggings attacked!

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#37

Herbie Hancock

Herbie Hancock

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Joe Sauer 2 years ago

I cannot hear the name Herbie Hancock and not think of Tommy Boy, lol

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#38

Ike & Tina Turner

Ike & Tina Turner

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Samantha 2 years ago

Screw you Ike, look at that beautiful woman that you emotionally and physically tore to shreds.

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#39

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones

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#40

Patti Smith

Patti Smith

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#41

Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell

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#42

Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa

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PetruF 2 years ago

That's a pose you'd expect from him

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#43

Carly Simon

Carly Simon

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#44

Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard

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#45

Kathy Silva And Sly Stone

Kathy Silva And Sly Stone

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frederic eeckman 2 years ago

Few things are just better when they are kept in the intimacy, you know :D

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#46

Rickie Lee Jones

Rickie Lee Jones

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#47

Carly Simon

Carly Simon

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#48

Marc Bolan And Gloria Jones

Marc Bolan And Gloria Jones

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Daria B 2 years ago

Don't wanna laugh at other people's names, but if you come from near about Croatia, Bosnia, or Serbia, you know Bolan is not the best way for people to call you...

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#49

John Lydon

John Lydon

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Hope Floats 2 years ago

Always the rebel.....

#50

Ronnie Wood

Ronnie Wood

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