From Kristen Stewart To Brad Pitt: The 10 Sexiest Celeb Portraits Of 2012 [PHOTOS]

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The star at the premiere of 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.'
Black and white photographs, more so than color, have a mysterious air to them, especially when focused on someone as gorgeous as Kristen Stewart.

They capture the glamour and sex appeal of the moment, showcasing the subject in an almost ethereal, indescribable light.

From the Duchess of Cambridge at the 2012 Paralympic games, to Cate Blanchett at the 2012 Dubai Film Festival, we were unable to take our eyes off the stars who were caught on film this past year.

Launch the gallery to see some of 2012’s most captivating celebrity shots.