Walter Iooss photographs NBA star Stephen Curry, “the purest shooter in the game”

“Last night I saw something special,” Walter Iooss commented in a recent Instagram post.  “Stephen Curry‘s pregame warm-up exhibition, in person. Fans now come early to watch the purest shooter in the game put on a show.”  

Mr. Porter interviews Walter Iooss about his iconic sports photography

“When you picture some of the greatest athletes of all time in their prime, chances are, Mr Walter Iooss Jr. took the image you’re thinking of. Mr. Michael Jordan floating impossibly through the air mid-slam dunk? Mr. Muhammad Ali reunited with his heavyweight nemesis Mr. Joe Frazier? Mr. Kelly Slater surfing a door while wearing a suit? […]

Walter Iooss photographs Jason Day and his son for the cover of Golf Digest. Plus: behind-the-scenes video


Photo gallery: Kobe Bryant by Walter Iooss

NBA great Kobe Bryant recently announced he’ll be retiring from pro basketball at the end of his current season with the Los Angeles Lakers. In his honor, we present a gallery of images by sports-photography legend Walter Iooss. “We have worked together for all of his 19 years,” Walter says of Bryant. “It has been […]

Walter Iooss photographs Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald for Golf Digest

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 […]

Walter Iooss is in the spotlight with Michael Jordan exhibition in Chicago and LOOK3 photo festival

Walter Iooss has been giving lots of interviews in the past few weeks, thanks to “Open Air,” an exhibition of his iconic Michael Jordan photos at the Field Museum in Chicago, as well as his appearance and exhibition at the recent LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph in Charlotteseville, Virginia. Below, a selection of video and […]

Walter Iooss joins an all-star photographic lineup next week at the LOOK3 Festival, curated by Kathy Ryan and Scott Thode

The annual LOOK3 Festival kicks off next Wednesday in Charlottesville, Virginia, featuring a host of exhibitions and a lineup of renowned image makers: Walter Iooss, Alec Soth, Larry Fink, Monica Haller, David Alan Harvey, Vincent J. Musi, Piotr Naskrecki, and Andrea Douglas. On Friday, there will be an artist’s talk with Walter led by Steve […]

Chicago exhibition celebrates Michael Jordan and the iconic photography of Walter Iooss

  In celebration of the achievements of Michael Jordan, Walter Iooss and Jordan Brand have partnered on an outdoor exhibition showcasing 30 of Walter’s most iconic photographs of the NBA legend. The show, titled “Open Air,” opened May 29 and will be on view outside the Chicago Field Museum through Labor Day. “This exhibition is […]

Walter Iooss photographs Boston Red Sox designated hitter David “Big Papi” Ortiz for The Players’ Tribune

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