Getty Images Wins Big at SJA British Sports Journalism Awards 2023: Photographers Take Home Multiple Accolades for Exemplary Work

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

Getty Images, a leading visual content creator and marketplace, has once again been recognized for its photographic excellence at the SJA British Sports Journalism Awards 2023. The awards honor the best in sports journalism and Getty Images photographers received accolades in several categories.

Justin Setterfield took home the prestigious Ed Lacey Trophy for SJA Sports Photographer of the Year, marking his fifth win in six years. He also won first place in the Football Portfolio category. Clive Brunskill claimed the Phil Sheldon Trophy for Specialist Portfolio for his extensive Tennis coverage, while Ryan Pierse’s stunning underwater surfing image at the Paris 2024 Olympics test event won him the Sports Picture of the Year award.

In addition to these awards, Getty Images photographers were recognized in various other categories as well. Clive Mason received a silver award for the 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 their commitment to photographic excellence and their industry-leading expertise. Getty Images is renowned for its sports content and services, offering the largest and most comprehensive sports collection available. The company covers over 50,000 events annually through its expert sports photography team and esteemed content partners. It is a trusted partner to 125 of the world’s leading sports governing bodies, leagues, and clubs, serving as the official photographer or photographic partner for organizations like FIFA, International Olympic Committee Formula 1 and many others.

Overall Getty Images’ recognition highlights their continued dedication to capturing high-quality sports images that engage audiences across different platforms.

The awards ceremony was held on March 15th in London and was attended by top journalists from around

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