Whether on skis, at the gym, or in the studio, Lindsey Vonn is hard-wired to work at the highest level. She’s an Olympic gold medalist, the women’s record holder for World Cup victories, and she is one of the most naturally beautiful women I’ve ever photographed.
Photography gets under your skin. It burrows itself into your soul and infects you for a lifetime. It chooses you. When you meet other people who also love photography, their energy is infectious and it’s deeply inspiring to be around. They understand your obsession. And they want to talk about the virus that’s infected us all.
Football players are built differently than the rest of us. They’re taller, they’re wider, and some of them weigh as much as three cheerleaders. But what happens when you have to include 19 of these big men in the same frame for a Sports Illustrated magazine shoot?
Soccer star and swimsuit model Alex Morgan kicks ass—on the soccer field and in a swimsuit. Photographing her for Sports Illustrated is much more than an ordinary editorial assignment. Even after producing more than 50 portrait projects for them, every project arrives with both reverence and responsibility.
The first thing you notice when you enter a cavernous photo studio is the stark emptiness of the space. It can be an incredibly intimidating experience because you can’t escape the fact that it’s all up to you to create something. It’s very much like the writer staring at a blank page or a painter […]
One year ending and a new one beginning has always seemed like a perfect time to examine the equipment we use for photography—as well as the way we use it. So many of us become comfortable with a particular camera, a favorite lens, a safe lighting setup, or even the type of lights we use. […]