Matthew Coughlin // SLAM

Jul 5, 2018
Tear Sheets

Matthew Coughlin is a Gulf Breeze, Florida-based portraiture photographer who was approached by SLAM magazine last November to photograph some top 10 college basketball prospects. The editors loved the work and invited Matthew back to photograph a cover image of the NBA's #1 Draft Pick Deandre Ayton.

tear sheet of the cover of Slam Magazine featuring Dandre Ayton photographed by Matthew Coughlin

The production went really well. Although Deandre is a huge human being and this was a national cover, the shoot was relatively small in scale. I worked with one local assistant who also served as digital tech on the shoot. The editor of the magazine flew out from New York and he brought the custom “The Future” t-shirt which they wanted Deandre to wear for the cover. 

outtake from Slam Magazine featuring Dandre Ayton photographed by Matthew Coughlin

outtake of photographer Matthew Coughlin trying to high five Dandre Ayton

Credits:
Producer: Stephanie Boerjan
Assistant/Digital Tech: Mike Williams
Editor-in-Chief: Adam Figman
Art Director: Alexis Cook

See more of Matthew at matthewcoughlin.com!

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