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 20-year-old LPGA pro Lexi Thompson for the cover of Golf Digest

If you watched Saturday Night Live this past weekend, you probably recognize the image below: Walter Iooss‘ Golf Digest cover portrait of Lexi Thompson was featured in “Weekend Update.” Watch a behind-the-scenes video from Walter’s shoot with the LPGA star, whose fitness regimen includes landing a few solid punches in the ring, here. .   […]

Walter Iooss shoots Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton for Sports Illustrated’s first ever body-paint cover portrait

  Walter Iooss has photographed Swimsuit Issue models wearing swimswear made of body paint, but he’d never shot a body-paint cover for Sports Illustrated—till now. For the March 2nd issue, Walter photographed Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins sporting an official Marlins uniform meticulously re-created by body-paint artist Joanne Gair. Watch the behind-the-scenes video of […]

UFC champ Ronda Rousey and tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki pose for Walter Iooss in Sports Illustrated’s 2015 Swimsuit Issue

Over the years, Walter Iooss‘ many contributions to Sports Illustrated‘s Swimsuit Issue have ranged from cover portraits of Christie Brinkley, Kate Upton, Petra Nemcova, and Brooklyn Decker, to “Body Paint” features and portraits of “Swimsuit Issue Legends.” For this year’s issue, which just hit newsstands, Walter photographed a pair of top athletes: Ronda Rousey, an […]

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 […]

Sports Illustrated goes behind the scenes of Walter Iooss’ cover shot for Super Bowl 48

. 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 […]

Go behind the scenes of Walter Iooss’ Golf Digest cover shoot with Kate Upton and Arnold Palmer

Model Kate Upton gets some golf tips from Arnold Palmer for Golf Digest‘s December cover story, a feature photographed for the magazine by Walter Iooss. Here’s a look at some of images, plus a behind-the-scenes video from the studio portion of the shoot. Golf Digest has also posted fun outtakes and on-set shots here. . […]

PDN interviews Walter Iooss about his longstanding collaboration with sports icon Michael Jordan

. The new issue of PDN explores the long-term collaborations between four photographers and their subjects—including Walter Iooss and basketball legend Michael Jordan, whom Walter first photographed back in 1987 on assignment for Sports Illustrated. In the article, Walter talks about how the two became friends, the deep trust that exists between them, the benefits […]

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 […]

Video: Walter Iooss on capturing one of Sports Illustrated’s “100 Greatest Sports Photos”

. As part of its “100 Greatest Greatest Sports Photos” package, Sports Illustrated interviewed Walter Iooss about capturing his iconic 1988 shot of Michael Jordan dunking the ball from the foul line (above). As Walter explains it, the exhilarating photo was a sort of collaboration between him and the basketball great. Click here or on […]