Getty Images, a leading global visual content creator and marketer, recently celebrated the success of its photographers at the prestigious SJA British Sports Journalism Awards 2023. The awards ceremony, which recognizes excellence in sports journalism, is the oldest of its kind in Britain. This year’s event saw several Getty Images photographers receive recognition for their outstanding work.

Justin Satterfield was awarded the Ed Lacy Trophy for the 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 received the Phil Sheldon Professional Portfolio Trophy for his extensive coverage of tennis, while Ryan Pearce won Sports Image of the Year for his stunning underwater surfing image from the Paris 2024 Olympic test.

Other Getty Images photographers were also recognized at the awards ceremony. Clive Mason won silver in both the Canon Portfolio category and Specialist Portfolio category (Phil Sheldon Trophy), while Alex Pantling won silver in the Football Portfolio category. Gareth Copley, Alex Livesey and Cameron Smith received silver awards in various categories. Ken Mainardis, Global Head of Editorial Content at Getty Images, expressed his pride in the team’s achievements.

Getty Images is a leader in the sports content industry, offering a vast collection of high-quality sports images to clients around the world. Their expert team covers over 50,000 events a year through their valued content partners and partnerships with leading sports governing bodies such as FIFA and Major League Baseball. With their exceptional photography skills and unmatched coverage, they continue to be a trusted partner to many organizations worldwide.

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