Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue hits newsstands with Kate Upton
UPI News Service, 02/14/2012
The 2012 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, with Kate Upton gracing the cover, appeared on U.S. newsstands, as well as SI.com/Swimsuit Tuesday.
The cover shot of Upton, a 19-year-old native of Melbourne, Fla., was captured by SI photographer Walter Iooss Jr. It was his 12th swimsuit issue cover.
The issue's content is also available on digital extensions, including a tablet edition that features more than 150 photos and 2 hours of video, available for iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Barnes & Noble Nook Color, Amazon Kindle Fire, Motorola Xoom and Android smartphones. There is also an iPhone app.
"You will see innovation on every swimsuit [issue] platform this year," Terry McDonell, editor of Time Inc. Sports Group, said in a statement. "The magazine tablet app showcases the highest levels of photography through scrolling-panoramic sequences, we created a new music section on SI.com, and on your iPad and iPhone the 360-degree views of body paint will offer an entirely new perspective ... ."