The Times in Pictures

August 16, 2011

By Conor Risch

© Jeff Riedel

Actor David Hasselhoff photographed by Jeff Riedel, from “The Swimmer,” published Nov. 25, 2001.

Open The New York Times Magazine on a Sunday and you’re bound to find a photograph that surprises you, educates you, makes you smile or causes you to stare. Many of the magazine’s photographs do all of these things. According to Times Magazine director of photography Kathy Ryan, staffers call that stopping power “the ‘glue’ that keeps readers interested.” How...

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