Sat. Jun 22nd, 2024
Praise for Getty Images Photographers at the SJA British Sports Journalism Awards

Photographers from Getty Images, a leading visual content creator and marketplace, were honored at the SJA British Sports Journalism Awards 2023 in London. The awards recognize excellence in sports journalism and Getty Images photographers received accolades in several categories.

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

In addition to these awards, Getty Images photographers were recognized in various other categories. Clive Mason received the silver award for the Canon Portfolio and the bronze award for the Specialist Portfolio (Phil Sheldon Trophy). Other 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 the achievements of the photographers at the SJA British Sports Journalism Awards. He emphasized

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