Swimsuit Issue galore: 2014 models in St. Lucia, body paint, and legends photographed by Walter Iooss

Sports Illustrated kept Walter Iooss very busy with its 50th anniversary Swimsuit Issue. The magazine asked him to photograph an exclusive portfolio of legendary Swimsuit models in a New York City studio—from Heidi Klum and Christie Brinkley to Carol Alt, Paulina Porizkova, and Brooklyn Decker—and sent him to St. Lucia to shoot models Lauren Mellor, […]

Three recent cover shots by Jeff Lipsky: Outside, Women’s Health, and People

Jeff Lipsky shot the cover for three magazines that all came out at around the same time: Brooklyn Decker for the May issue of Women’s Health, Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney for People‘s Country Special, and a stand-up paddle boarder for the June issue of Outside… . . .  

Spotlight: Jeff Lipsky

Before he moved to Southern California in 1998 to pursue photography, Jeff Lipsky spent a decade in the mountains of Telluride, Colorado, snowboarding in the winter and working as a fly-fishing guide in the summer. It was his version of an alternative lifestyle, and he loved it. His life now couldn’t be more different: He […]

The Sexiest Magazine Cover of the Year is…

…Walter Iooss’ portrait of Brooklyn Decker for the 2010 Swimsuit Issue of Sports Illustrated. Says who? Says those who voted at Amazon.com for the nominees designated by ASME. The people have spoken. Congratulations, Walter! . . More about SI and Walter’s winning cover: “2010 was a return to the iconic, attention-grabbing SI Swimsuit covers of […]

Cast your vote in ASME’s 2010 “Best Cover Contest”

Voting began yesterday in the 2010 “Best Cover Contest,” sponsored by the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) and hosted by Amazon.com. “Magazine covers were eligible if they appeared on issues dated from June 1, 2009, to May 31, 2010. Beginning September 1, the 72 finalists will be posted on Amazon.com for 30 days. Customers […]

Walter Iooss photographs Brooklyn Decker for Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue

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 […]