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SOME MAY call him the luckiest man alive. We call him James Macari the photographer of the 2014 SI Swimsuit Issue cover. The 39-year-old Texas native has been working with Swimsuit since our 2012 issue, and it's worth noting that not only did he snap the Nina Agdal/Lily Aldridge/Chrissy Teigen shot heard 'round the world, he is also responsible for that steamy Kate Upton masterpiece on the back of the mag, AND the much-adoed "Kate Versus Gravity" feature.
In the below video, shot during Miami Launch Week, James "You Lucky Dog, You" Macari describes the experience of capturing that Moment. Spoiler alert: it was a positive experience.
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