Kwaku Alston photographs Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for ESPN The Magazine’s 2017 Body Issue

“Kwaku’s image of Ezekiel Elliott under a waterfall was inspired, in part, by classic nudes shot by Herb Ritts and Irving Penn,” explains ESPN The Magazine director of photography Karen Frank in an interview with Grids. “The waterfall was fabricated in a parking lot in front of a photo studio in Dallas, on a steamy, […]

Walter Iooss has photographed every single Super Bowl ever. In these three new interviews, he recalls some of the many highlights from over the years

Walter Iooss photographs members of the Beaumont Bulls senior youth football team for ESPN’s The Undefeated website

The Beaumont Bulls senior youth football team in Texas have garnered national media attention—and have even received death threats—for protesting the national anthem à la Colin Kaepernick. Recently, ESPN‘s The Undefeated website commissioned Walter Iooss to photograph members of the team on the field and at home. Here’s a look. Read the article here.  

Miller Mobley photographs Clemson Tigers quarterback Deshaun Watson for the cover of ESPN The Magazine

Art Streiber on photographing Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown in uniform for the cover of ESPN The Magazine’s Fantasy Football issue—and in the nude for the 2016 Body Issue

“Our shoot with Antonio Brown was fast and furious,” says Art Streiber of his recent dual assigmment for ESPN The Magazine. “Our first order of business was to photograph him for the Fantasy Football cover of the magazine and then…ask him to take off his uniform and flex for the Body Issue. Antonio is in excellent […]

As he prepares to shoot his 50th straight Super Bowl, Walter Iooss looks back on his favorite images of the big game

                       

Sports site Deadspin interviews Walter Iooss about photographing “The Catch,” Dwight Clark’s famous touchdown catch that ended the Dallas Cowboys’ 1982 Super Bowl chances

Walter Iooss was shooting a Sports Illustrated assignment on the Dallas Cowboys, “America’s Team,” in 1982, when he took what would become one of the most iconic photographs in NFL history. The Cowboys were playing the San Francisco 49ers in a game that, if they won, would take the Texas team to the Super Bowl. […]

Miller Mobley photographs Cincinatti Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton for the cover of ESPN The Magazine

Walter Iooss re-creates his iconic 1969 poolside portrait of Joe Namath with NFL star Darrelle Revis

Darrelle Revis recently rejoined the New York Jets, a turn of events that Sports Illustrated explores in a cover story that finds affinities between Revis and Jets legend Joe Namath. “I see a lot of similarities between Darrelle Revis and Joe Namath,” says senior writer Greg Bishop. “They’re both kind of the stars of the league, they’ve both made […]

Congrats to the New England Patriots, winners of Super Bowl XLIX

. Tom Brady and the New England Patriots triumphed at last night’s big game, but they weren’t the only tour de force at the Super Bowl. Walter Iooss was photographing the game, just as he has every Super Bowl since the event’s inception, thus preserving his title as one of the Keepers of the Streak. […]