Why Walter Iooss' Streak of 50 Super Bowls Could End - PhotoShelter Blog

Legendary sports photographer Walter Iooss is one of three people to have photographed every Super Bowl along with John Biever and Mickey Palmer. This Sunday, he will photograph his 50th Super Bowl, but the streak might be in jeopardy due to the on-going

Iooss is reportedly one of the many Sports Illustrated photographers who have refused to sign the new contract, but because he was previously assigned to photograph Super Bowl 50, he falls under the “legacy contract.” As it stands, no new assignments are being handed out to photographers until they sign the contract.

This Photographer Has Covered All 49 Super Bowls

...and he's getting ready to shoot his 50th!

“Damn right, I miss the Learjet,” says Walter Iooss Jr., the legendary Sports Illustrated photographer who will be shooting his 50th straight Super Bowl on February 7. Back at Super Bowl I, which was played on January 15, 1967 in Los Angeles, the magazine chartered two airplanes to shuttle film back to New York in time for the magazine’s close