Walter Iooss photographs Isaiah Thomas of the Boston Celtics for ESPN The Magazine’s 2017 Body Issue

“We paired legendary sports photographer Walter Iooss with NBA Celtics superstar Isaiah Thomas. Being the smallest point guard in the league, our goal was to show Isaiah’s outsized strength, power, and speed,” explains ESPN The Magazine director of photography Karen Frank in an interview with Grids. “Although Walter has photographed countless athletes over the years, […]

Jimmy Chin, Steven Lippman, and Art Streiber published in Communication Arts’ 2017 Photography Annual. Walter Iooss and Doug Menuez selected for the short list

Communication Arts’ highly anticipated new Photography Annual is now out, and we’re proud to note that three of our photographers are featured in the book: Jimmy Chin, Steven Lippman, and Art Streiber. Kudos also go to Walter Iooss and Doug Menuez, who made the short list. Details below. View the complete winners’ gallery here.   […]

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 the future of golf at the World Championship for kids in Pinehurst, North Carolina

For a recent feature called “Play Like a Kid Again,” Golf Digest showcased the young golfers competing in the 2016 World Championship for kids in Pinehurst, North Carolina. “This year, 1,552 players representing 52 countries came to take on 10 courses. It’s the major of all junior majors: the U.S. Kids World Championship,” writes Keely […]

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.  

Walter Iooss photographs campaign for supermarket chain Aldi featuring rugby star Paul O’Connell

 

Walter Iooss photographs Patrick Reed for the cover of Golf Digest

Legend to legend: Christie Brinkley interviews Walter Iooss for Whalebone magazine

Christie Brinkley was the perfect choice to interview Walter Iooss for a recent issue of Whalebone magazine. Both Brinkley and Iooss are legends in their respective fields, and their paths have crossed professionally too: Walter shot Brinkley’s first-ever Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue appearance when the budding supermodel was all of 21. “We were at the […]

Walter Iooss featured in “Who Shot Sports,” an exhibition celebrating the artistry of sports photography

It’s just the plight of the sports photographer that their work is often overshadowed by their subjects. No matter how brilliant and breathtaking the image—a pro basketball player about to dunk the ball, a famous football player enjoying his fandom, an iconic boxer sizing up his competition—it’s usually appreciated for the athlete’s achievement, not the […]

A look inside Walter Iooss’ handmade “Diaries”

For 30 years, Walter Iooss has made books that contain photos, news clippings, paint, and handwritten text. They’re like mixed-media journals or, as he calls them, “Diaries.” “The pages not only reflect what, where, and who I shot,” he explains, “but also who and what is happening in the world during that time.” Below, some […]