Gregory Heisler on Photographing Muhammad Ali

October 21, 2011

By Gregory Heisler

© Gregory Heisler

Below is an excerpt from Gregory Heisler‘s book 50 Portraits, in which he talks about making these two portraits of boxer Muhammad Ali. Check out “Gregory Heisler Shares the Techniques That Go Into His Portraiture” to read more excerpts.  We had just finished shooting the portrait that would ultimately run on the April 25, 1988, cover of Sports Illustrated …...

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