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Ask a Reporter: Photographer Jay Clendenin on making celebrity portraits during COVID-19

Los Angeles Times photographer Jay L. Clendenin
(Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)

Journalist Jay L. Clendenin will be live on video Tuesday to answer your questions about his work as a photographer.

Jay will be live on Twitter and Facebook along with moderator Adriana Lacy. He’ll answer your questions about his work, what it’s like to photograph celebrities and how he’s working around COVID-19 restrictions.

Visit our Twitter profile or our Facebook page to share your questions ahead of time and to sign up to receive an alert when the video begins. You may also leave your questions for Jay in the comments at the bottom of this article.

Here is some of Jay’s recent work:

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 11: Amanda Peet is photographed on an iPad from her home.(Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 11: Actress Amanda Peet is photographed in promotion of her role as Betty Broderick, in season two of “Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story, on an iPad screen, connected from her Los Angeles, CA, home, on Thursday, June 11, 2020. The second season of the series follows a first season, which was based on the articles and true-crime podcast by Los Angeles Times reporter Christopher Goffard. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
(Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 11:  Amanda Peet is photographed on an iPad with photographer Jay L. Clendenin from her home.
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 11: Actress Amanda Peet is photographed in promotion of her role as Betty Broderick, in season two of “Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story, on an iPad screen with Los Angeles Times photographer Jay L. Clendenin seen in the bottom right corner, connected from her Los Angeles, CA, home, on Thursday, June 11, 2020. The second season of the series follows a first season, which was based on the articles and true-crime podcast by Los Angeles Times reporter Christopher Goffard. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
(Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 16:  Jim Carrey, is photographed on an iPad,  from his home.(Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 16: Actor, comedian, artist and writer, Jim Carrey, is photographed in promotion of his new novel, with co-author Dana Vachon, “Memoirs and Misinformation,” on an iPad screen, connected from his home, on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
(Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 16:  Jim Carrey, is photographed on an iPad,  from his home.(Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 16: Actor, comedian, artist and writer, Jim Carrey, is photographed in promotion of his new novel, with co-author Dana Vachon, “Memoirs and Misinformation,” on an iPad screen, connected from his home, on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
(Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 16:  Jim Carrey, is photographed on an iPad,  from his home.(Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 16: From inside Los Angeles Times photographer Jay L. Clendenin’s garage, actor, comedian, artist and writer, Jim Carrey, is photographed in promotion of his new novel, with co-author Dana Vachon, “Memoirs and Misinformation,” on an iPad screen, connected from his home, on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
(Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)


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