Walter Iooss appeared on The Charlie Rose Show last Friday, in a segment dedicated to the 50th anniversary of Sports Illustrated‘s Swimsuit Issue. He has shot 13 covers and countless inside images in his 38 years of contributing to the issue, and it’s fun to hear him talk about his experiences. You can watch the […]
Video: Watch Walter Iooss chat with Charlie Rose about shooting for Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue, and hear from the models
Video: Go behind the scenes as Walter Iooss shoots Barbie for a Swimsuit Issue–themed campaign for Mattel
. Thanks to his many years of shooting for Sports Illustrated‘s Swimsuit Issue, Walter Iooss can say he’s photographed legendary models such as Christie Brinkley, Cheryl Tiegs, Elle Macpherson, and now…Barbie. For the 50th anniversary Swimsuit Issue, which hit stands this past Monday, Walter photographed Mattel‘s enduring feminine icon for an ad campaign appearing in […]
. When it comes to enumerating Walter Iooss’ contributions to Sports Illustrated, it’s tempting to create a playing card—it would just be the easiest way to list his impressive stats. Walter has shot every single Super Bowl for SI, for example. That includes 13 covers, ranging from Super Bowl I, back in 1967, to this […]
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Sports Illustrated‘s Swimsuit Issue, we present every Swimsuit cover that Walter Iooss has shot over the years, plus a gallery of Walter’s personal favorites from these and his many other Swimsuit Issue shoots… . . . .
Walter Iooss photographed New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera—who is retiring after a 20-plus-year career that, in the words of Sports Illustrated, left an indelible mark on baseball—at Yankee Stadium for the cover of SI‘s September 23 issue. Here’s a look at the image as published and without type, plus an unpublished photo from the […]
Sports Illustrated commissioned celebrity photographer Kwaku Alston to photograph Jason Collins for its exclusive cover story on the NBA center, who made history last week when he announced that he is gay, making him the first male pro athlete in the U.S. to come out. Here’s a look at some of Kwaku’s portraits of Collins. […]
Walter Iooss recently photographed Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers for Sports Illustrated. The photo below appeared in the magazine, and the one at bottom is an outtake selected by Walter. . . . .
For Sports Illustrated‘s 2013 Swimsuit Issue, Walter Iooss photographed a feature that, ironically, contains no actual swimsuits at all. For “Body Paint,” the models—Chrissy Teigen, Alyssa Miller, Kate Upton, Anne V, Nina Agdal, and Ariel Meredith—each sport a famous suit inspired by past Swimsuit Issues swimsuits and created solely with body paint. The shoot took […]
Walter Iooss’ photos and collages of Michael Jordan featured in Sports Illustrated cover story celebrating the basketball icon’s 50th birthday
Michael Jordan turned 50 this month, a milestone marked by Sports Illustrated in a photo-filled cover package that kicks off with a classic Jordan action shot by Walter Iooss (who wished the basketball great a happy birthday via Instagram). It happens to also be the 50th Michael Jordan cover in Sports Illustrated‘s history. . . […]
15 minutes of James: Walter Iooss on shooting Sports Illustrated’s 2012 “Sportsman of the Year” cover in just a quarter of an hour
. Walter Iooss had just 15 minutes to shoot the cover story of the new issue of Sports Illustrated, the highly anticipated “Sportsman of the Year” feature. And in that brief span of time, he had to not only get a cover shot and inside images of NBA superstar LeBron James of the Miami Heat—he […]