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 […]
As you may know, Walter Iooss keeps a diary. Diaries, actually. He fills them with newspaper clippings, cutout photos, his own images, handwritten text, and mixed-media embellishments of his own design. They’re part travel journal, part photo book, and totally Walter. Here’s a look at three spreads he recently sent me from November 2011, when […]
Sports Illustrated‘s 2012 Swimsuit Issue just hit stands yesterday—and we’re so excited that the cover photo, of 19-year-old model Kate Upton, is by Walter Iooss. Congratulations, Walter! . . Kate, who was photographed by the legendary Sports Illustrated contributor in Australia, told CBSNews.com that the image that made the magazine’s cover “was one of the […]
I’ll be taking next week off, but to tide you over, here’s a look at 22 of our photographers’ latest editorial and advertising shoots, as featured in our spring e-newsletter. See you on Monday, April 4… . . .
. On a dreary, rain-soaked Manhattan day near the end of a loooong winter, one’s mind drifts to thoughts of tropical climates where the sun is constant and there’s not a shred of wool to be found. Places like you see in the current Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, the cover of which was shot not […]
. . Walter’s been shooting for Sports Illustrated for 47 years—he had his first assignment for the magazine when he was just 16. It’s pretty incredible, when you think about it. Now there’s a book that surveys his photographs for SI‘s famed Swimsuit Issue, to which he has contributed 23 times. Heaven is a 256-page […]
Walter shot Brooklyn Decker, among other models, in the Maldives for Sports Illustrated‘s 2010 Swimsuit Issue. . . There is a veritable bonanza of his photos, plus some video, at SI.com—including these… . . .“Walter brings out this very fun, athletic side of me,” Decker tells SI.com. . . There’s also a video of Walter […]