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August 20, 2015

Martin Schoeller for TIME Magazine

Deal With It — Donald Trump Cover
Martin Schoeller, photographer
TIME Magazine
August 20, 2015

From the TIME website: Lightbox — Behind the Photos by Olivier Laurent

 

 

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Martin Schoeller: Donald Trump, cover August 20, 2015

 

 

When Martin Schoeller scrolled through the 28 close-up portraits he had taken of Donald Trump, he was struck to see that they were all identical. “Every frame was the same,” Schoeller says. “Mr. Trump knows exactly how he looks, and he strikes one pose and doesn’t move.”

It wasn’t the first time that Schoeller, an award-winning portrait photographer and frequent TIME contributor, had worked with Trump. They first met in 2004 for a Fortune cover article, so he knew what to expect when he was asked to photograph the frontrunner in the 2016 Republican presidential primaries for this week’s magazine cover.

“He’s very difficult to photograph,” says Schoeller. “If you ask him to look up a little bit, he says no or he just doesn’t do it. He literally has one angle. If I ask him to smile, he puts on a big grin and then he goes back to his Zoolander ‘blue steel’ look. And the ‘blue steel’ stays for as ever long as it takes to get the photograph.”

 

 

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December 10, 2014

Time Magazine: Man of the Year


Ebola Fighters: TIME Person of the year
Jackie Nickerson, photographer
TIME Magazine:
December 10, 2014
 

 

Our second (I think*) Time cover! (*also see here)
See more of Jackie Nickerson’s work here

 

 

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April 20, 2012

Rodney Smith and our first (?) Time Magazine cover

April, 16, 2012
TIME Magazine: Rethinking Heaven, cover
Rodney Smith, Photographer

 

That might not be true about it being the first Time Mag cover … but it’s the first one that I can remember, anyway.

 


Rodney Smith, 2012

 

 

 

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