Over the past few months, photographer Martin Schoeller has been traveling all over the US shooting the rising stars of the 2012 Olympic Games for TIME Magazine and Women’s Health.
New York City-based photographer Schoeller worked as an assistant to Annie Leibovitz in the early 90’s and joined Richard Avedon as a contributing portrait photographer at The New Yorker in 1999, where he continues to produce some of his award-winning images. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Esquire, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, Vouge, Vanity Fair, and W among others.
His portraits of Gabby Douglas, Lolo Jones and Ryan Lochte will be on three simultaneous covers of TIME Magazine this week, The shots of Natalie Coughlin and Allyson Felix ran in this month’s Women’s Health.
Also included are portraits of Oksana Masters, Paralympic rower shot for the ESPN Magazine, body issue. Born with debilitating deformities in both her legs caused radiation leaks form power plants in her native Ukraine, both her legs were amputated in the USA after her being adopted by a family from Kentucky. She has been rowing from the 8th grade and now trains 6 days a week. She is prepping for the Paralympic games slated to start August 29th in London.
Time Magazine Covers by Martin Schoeller
Gabby Douglas by Martin Schoeller
Oksana Masters by Martin Schoeller
Lolo Jones by Martin Schoeller