A Q&A With One Of The Best Sports Photographers To Ever Do It

The good people at Taschen have decided to show us more of sports photographer Neil Leifer’s work, and this is a very good thing. We’re in the thick of football season now, and I can think of no finer accompaniment than Leifer’s collection, Guts & Glory: The Golden Age of American Football, which tracks the NFL’s rise… »11/16/15 2:48pm11/16/15 2:48pm


How Neil Leifer Shot His Most Famous Boxing Photos

You've seen Neil Leifer photos, obviously, and probably heard him talk about his work some too. But Sports Illustrated has a hell of a collection up, with hi-res images of Leifer's best boxing work, like the overhead of Ali-Williams that Leifer counts as his favorite, to go along with text and video of Leifer… »8/15/14 5:49pm8/15/14 5:49pm

Shooting America's Game: How I Made The NFL Come Alive In Photos

Neil Leifer began shooting big games as an eager teenager in the 1950s, sneaking into stadiums by any means necessary—he'd even volunteer to push wounded veterans around in their wheelchairs. Before too long, he became Sports Illustrated's star photographer. He shot it all—Olympics, World Series, Kentucky Derbies, the… »11/14/12 3:30pm11/14/12 3:30pm