Art Streiber on photographing pro basketball player Angel McCoughtry for ESPN The Magazine’s 2014 Body Issue

Art Streiber recently photographed pro basketball player Angel McCoughtry, the 6-foot-1-inch forward for the WNBA team the Atlanta Dream, for ESPN The Magazine‘s 2014 Body Issue. “The Body Issue is the magazine’s annual homage to the outrageously perfected anatomy of America’s professional athletes,” he explains. “For this year’s issue, I was fortunate to spend a […]

Matthias Clamer re-creates classic album covers—from Beyoncé to Devo—with 14 pro athletes for ESPN The Magazine

ESPN The Magazine recently commissioned Matthias Clamer to collaborate on a portfolio for their Music Issue, on newsstands now, comprising a series of portraits re-creating classic album covers—by artists ranging from Beyoncé to Devo—using pro athletes. Talk about a fun assignment! To prepare, Matthias purchased a suitcase’s worth of books on iconic album art and brought […]

Nancy Weisman, ESPN The Magazine’s deputy photo editor, on braving the waves for Steven Lippman’s “Body Issue” portraits of sailor Anna Tunnicliffe

By now, you’ve seen these action portraits of sailor Anna Tunnicliffe that Steven Lippman shot for ESPN The Magazine‘s 2012 “Body Issue”… . . …But you didn’t know the story behind the shoot. Until last week, when Nancy Weisman, the magazine’s deputy photo editor, wrote a post at the ESPN site about what it was like […]

Water polo team bares all for Art Streiber and ESPN The Magazine

Who says you need a wardrobe person on every big shoot? For the cover of ESPN The Magazine’s second annual Body Issue, Art Streiber photographed the USA Women’s Water Polo team, and these gifted athletes were wearing not a stitch of clothing. (Hey, it’s the Body Issue, not the Caftan Issue.) . .. “Catriona Ni […]