Getty Images Photographers Recognized at the SJA British Sports Journalism Awards

At the prestigious SJA British Sports Journalism Awards 2023, Getty Images, a global visual content creator and marketplace, celebrated the success of their photographers. This awards ceremony, which recognizes excellence in sports journalism, is the oldest of its kind in Britain. Getty Images has been recognized for their exceptional sports photography at this ceremony for years.

Justin Setterfield was awarded the Ed Lacey Trophy for SJA Sports Photographer of the Year, making it his fifth time to receive this honor in six years. He also won first place in the Football Portfolio category. Clive Brunskill received the Phil Sheldon Trophy for Specialist Portfolio for his extensive coverage of tennis. Ryan Pierse claimed the Sports Picture of the Year award for his stunning underwater surfing image from the Paris 2024 Olympics test event.

Other Getty Images photographers were also recognized at the awards ceremony. Clive Mason received silver in both Canon Portfolio and Specialist Portfolio (Phil Sheldon Trophy), while Alex Pantling won silver in Football Portfolio category. Gareth Copley, Alex Livesey and Cameron Smith all received silver awards in various categories. Ken Mainardis, Global Head of Editorial Content at Getty Images, expressed pride in his team’s achievements.

Getty Images is a leader in sports content industry and offers largest and most comprehensive sports collection available with expert photographers covering over 50 thousand events annually through partnerships with esteemed content partners and trusted partners to 125 world’s top sports governing bodies, leagues and clubs serving as official photographer or photographic partner to organizations such as FIFA World Cup , International Olympic Committee and Major League Baseball .

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