Getty Images Photographers Shine at SJA British Sports Journalism Awards 2023: Setterfield, Brunskill, and Pierse Lead the Way

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

At the SJA British Sports Journalism Awards 2023 in London, Getty Images photographers were honored for their outstanding work. The awards recognize excellence in sports journalism, and this year, Getty Images photographers excelled in several categories.

Justin Setterfield received the prestigious Ed Lacey Trophy for SJA Sports Photographer of the Year, marking his fifth win in six years. Setterfield also won first place in the Football Portfolio category. Clive Brunskill won the Phil Sheldon Trophy for Specialist Portfolio for his extensive Tennis coverage. Ryan Pierse took home 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 as well. Clive Mason received a silver award for Canon Portfolio and a bronze award for 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 his team’s achievements at the SJA British Sports Journalism Awards. He emphasized that their commitment to photographic excellence and industry-leading expertise sets them apart from others in their field. Getty Images is renowned for its sports content and services and offers the largest and most comprehensive sports collection available to its clients worldwide.

The company covers over 50,000 events annually through its expert sports photography team and esteemed content partners. They are trusted partners to 125 of the world’s leading sports governing bodies, leagues, and clubs, serving as official photographers or photographic partners for organizations like FIFA World Cup, International Olympic Committee Formula 1 races among many others.

Overall, Getty Images is committed to providing high-quality visual content that captures some of the world’s most significant sporting moments. With their exceptional skills and dedication to excellence, they continue to be a leading partner in sports journalism today.

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