May 22, 2024 6:00 pm
Getty Images Photographers Recognized at the SJA British Sports Journalism Awards

Getty Images, a prominent global visual content creator and marketplace, recently celebrated the success of its photographers at the prestigious SJA British Sports Journalism Awards 2023. This awards ceremony, which recognizes excellence in the field of sports journalism, is the oldest of its kind in Britain.

The company is a leader in the sports content industry, offering the largest and most comprehensive sports collection available. They cover over 50,000 events annually through their expert sports photography team and esteemed content partners. Getty Images is a trusted partner to 125 of the world’s top sports governing bodies, leagues, and clubs, serving as the official photographer or photographic partner to organizations such as FIFA, the International Olympic Committee, and Major League Baseball.

At this year’s awards ceremony, several Getty Images photographers were recognized for their outstanding work. Justin Setterfield was awarded the Ed Lacey Trophy for SJA Sports Photographer of the Year for his fifth time in six years. Setterfield also won first place in the Football Portfolio category for his exceptional skills and creativity on set. Clive Brunskill received recognition for his extensive coverage of tennis with a Phil Sheldon Trophy award for Specialist Portfolio. Ryan Pierse claimed an impressive win for his stunning underwater surfing image from the Paris 2024 Olympics test event with a Sports Picture of the Year award.

Clive Mason won silver in two categories: Canon Portfolio and Specialist Portfolio (Phil Sheldon Trophy). Alex Pantling won silver in Football Portfolio while 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 and congratulated them on their well-deserved recognition.

Overall, Getty Images continues to be a force to be reckoned with in the sports content industry thanks to its talented team of photographers who consistently deliver high-quality images that capture some of

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