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 […]

Walter Iooss photographs Jordan Spieth for the May issue of Golf Digest

Walter Iooss photographs Rickie Fowler for the cover of Golf Digest’s April issue

Walter Iooss photographs Draymond Green, Steph Curry, and Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors for the cover of Sports Illustrated

See Walter Iooss’ classic photos of some of the greatest recording artists of our time, from Aretha Franklin to Mick Jagger

Walter Iooss has become a legend for his sports photography, but he’s also always been passionate about music. In fact, his dad was a jazz musician who gigged with Benny Goodman and Dizzie Gillespie, among others, so music is in his blood. Early in his career, while he was making his name at Sports Illustrated, […]

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. […]

Walter Iooss to receive the prestigious FOTOmentor Award this month at FOTOfusion

We are proud to announce that Walter Iooss will be recognized for his extraordinary contribution to sports photography at this year’s FOTOfusion Awards in West Palm Beach this month, where he will be presented with the FOTOmentor Award. Walter will be in excellent company: Past recipients include Sebastiao Salgado, Elliott Erwitt, Gordon Parks, James Nachtwey, […]

Happy holidays from all of us at Stockland Martel

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