Walter Iooss Jr. (/ˈjoʊs/; born May 15, 1943 in Temple, Texas) is an American photographer best known for his award-winning images of sports' greatest athletes, including Michael Jordan, Kelly Slater, Tiger Woods, Scottie Pippen, and Muhammad Ali. He has been called "the poet laureate of sports."
Iooss began his career shooting for Sports Illustrated and has contributed to the magazine for more than 50 years. He has also photographed for the magazine's Swimsuit Issue for four decades. He is represented by Stockland Martel.