How I Got That Job: John McDermott’s adidas Assignment

February 22, 2012

By Meghan Ahearn

© John McDermott

Stefanie Graf is one of the athletes John McDermott photographed for the adidas 60th anniversary book. To see the promos that helped him land the gig, click on the Photo Gallery link below.

In our February 2012 issue, we interviewed photographer John McDermott about one of his dream assignments: making portraits of athletes, celebrities and others for an adidas anniversary book. McDermott, who mainly shoots portraits and action sports photography, credited adidas America’s art buyer at the time, Naomi Savage, with recommending him for the gig. As a companion piece to the article,...

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