For its 2015 Music Issue, ESPN The Magazine commissioned Art Streiber to photograph three pro athletes with music makers with whom they share a special connection: Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán; NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and rapper J. Cole; and Baltimore Ravens running back Justin Forsett with […]
Classic college antics are the theme of Art Streiber’s ESPN The Magazine shoot with basketball player Frank “The Tank” (“a.k.a. “The Moose”) Kaminsky
ESPN The Magazine asked Art Streiber to photograph University of Wisconsin basketball player Frank “The Tank” (a.k.a. “The Moose”) Kaminsky, the Wisconsin Badgers‘ “fun-loving, soft-shooting 7-foot forward,” in the words of the magazine. For the shoot, Kaminsky gamely got up to all sorts of antics, like toilet papering a house, taking the university’s mascot out […]
Football player J.J. Watt is in a Texas state of mind for Art Streiber’s ESPN The Magazine cover shoot
Art Streiber on photographing pro basketball player Angel McCoughtry for ESPN The Magazine’s 2014 Body Issue
Art Streiber recently photographed pro basketball player Angel McCoughtry, the 6-foot-1-inch forward for the WNBA team the Atlanta Dream, for ESPN The Magazine‘s 2014 Body Issue. “The Body Issue is the magazine’s annual homage to the outrageously perfected anatomy of America’s professional athletes,” he explains. “For this year’s issue, I was fortunate to spend a […]
Steven Lippman photographs Jimmy Spithill, two-time winner of the America’s Cup, for ESPN The Magazine’s 2014 Body Issue
ESPN The Magazine commissioned Steven Lippman to shoot skipper Jimmy Spithill, a two-time winner of the America’s Cup, for its latest “Body Issue,” which hits stands last Friday. Steven worked with project photo editor Kristen Schaefer Geisler. Here’s a look… . . .
Matthias Clamer photographs Nicki Minaj with Kobe Bryant, Eminem with Calvin Johnson, Kendrick Lamar with Chris Paul, and more for ESPN The Magazine’s 2014 Music Issue
Last year, for its first-ever Music Issue, ESPN The Magazine asked Matthias Clamer to re-create famous album covers using sports stars in place of the musicians. And it was a big hit. So this year, with the bar set high, the magazine once again turned to Matthias. The theme for the 2014 Music Issue is […]
Matthias Clamer recently shot a photo portfolio for ESPN The Magazine featuring 23 diehard fans of the Los Angeles Raiders who have created elaborately costumed alter egos to show their team spirit. Below, highlights from “Raider Nation: Behind the Makeup.” . . .
Art Streiber’s “Ocean’s Eleven”-style shoot with basketball player Tippy Toe Joe for ESPN The Magazine
. The thief-in-the-night concept for Art Streiber‘s recent ESPN The Magazine photo shoot with Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson derived from the nickname Johnson earned for his sly moves on the court: Tippy Toe Joe. “The moniker is so perfect that we decided to bring it life in the first of a series of homages […]
For a feature titled “Laps of Luxury,” ESPN The Magazine sent Lauren Greenfield to Monaco to photograph the Grand Prix, “the most exclusive sports event in the world.” Below, some of the photos that the magazine selected for “The Fast and the Fashionable,” an online gallery of Lauren’s photos, as well as the tearsheets from […]
American Photo names Steven Lippman’s action portrait of Olympic sailor Anna Tunnicliffe one of 2012’s Images of the Year
Congratulations to Steven Lippman, whose action portrait of Olympic gold medalist Anna Tunnicliffe sailing rough seas in the nude—shot for ESPN The Magazine‘s Body Issue—was named one of 2012’s Images of the Year by American Photo. . . Steven captured this shot, which was also a winner in PDN‘s The Shot contest in January, from […]