Getty Images Photographers Receive Numerous Accolades at SJA British Sports Journalism Awards

Praise for Getty Images Photographers at the SJA British Sports Journalism Awards

The SJA British Sports Journalism Awards 2023 recently recognized Getty Images photographers for their exceptional work in the field of sports journalism. The global visual content creator and marketplace had its photographers honored with accolades in several categories.

Justin Setterfield, a Getty Images photographer, was awarded the prestigious Ed Lacey Trophy for SJA Sports Photographer of the Year, marking his fifth win in six years. In addition to this award, Setterfield also won first place in the Football Portfolio category. Clive Brunskill, another Getty Images photographer, won the Phil Sheldon Trophy for Specialist Portfolio for his extensive Tennis coverage. Ryan Pierse claimed the Sports Picture of the Year award for his stunning underwater surfing image at the Paris 2024 Olympics test event.

Getty Images photographers were also recognized in various other categories at the awards ceremony. Clive Mason received a silver award for his Canon Portfolio and a bronze award for his Specialist Portfolio (Phil Sheldon Trophy). Other notable photographers who received accolades include Alex Pantling, Gareth Copley, Alex Livesey, Cameron Smith, and Ryan Pierse.

Ken Mainardis, Global Head of Editorial Content at Getty Images expressed pride in his team’s achievements at the SJA British Sports Journalism Awards. He emphasized their commitment to photographic excellence and their industry-leading expertise. With over 50,000 events covered annually through its expert sports photography team and esteemed content partners, Getty Images is renowned for its sports content and services.

The company serves as an official photographer or photographic partner to 125 of the world’s leading sports governing bodies, leagues, and clubs including FIFA, International Olympic Committee Formula 1 among many others.

In conclusion, these awards highlight Getty Images’ dedication to capturing high-quality visual content that accurately reflects sports events happening around the world.

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