'Sports Illustrated' Unveils Its First Cover Shot With a Smartphone

Using the Motorola Moto Z.

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Sports Illustrated decided to go down an unconventional route for the shooting of its latest issue’s cover. Veteran SI photographer Michael J. LeBrecht II was asked to use a smartphone, more specifically a new Motorola Moto Z with a Hasselblad True Zoom Moto Mod attachment, to shoot the “sexiest man alive” Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. Despite the relatively simple setup, the results are pretty spectacular. You can see LeBrecht using the Moto Z and Hasselblad True Zoom Moto Mod in the behind-the-scenes video above. For more behind the scenes photos with The Rock, head over to Sports Illustrated.

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