Getty Images photographers take top honours at UK sports industry awards

April 9, 2015 • Awards, Company News, Sport

Getty Images’ sports photographers have taken home top honours at prestigious UK sports industry awards, proving again they are the best in the business.

It has been a clean sweep by Getty Images photographers at the Wisden-MCC Cricket Photo of the Year Awards, taking first, second and third place. UK photographer Matthew Lewis was awarded the Wisden–MCC Cricket Photograph of the Year 2014 for his photo of West Indian cricketer Dwayne Bravo stretching to dismiss Australia’s James Faulkner during last year’s ICC World Tweny20 competition in Bangladesh. South African Morne de Klerk came in second place, while Matthew Lewis came in third – making him the first photographer in the history of the competition to be both winner and a runner-up.

Stu Forster took top prize at the Vauxhall Home Nations Football Photography Awards, collecting the Home Nations Photographer of the Year for 2014 award for his portfolio of the Welsh football team during their positive European Qualifying campaign in 2014.

The 2014 SJA British Sports Journalism Awards saw Matthew Lewis and Gareth Copley take first prize for Sports Picture and Specialist Sports Portfolio respectively.

Getty Images is the official partner to more than 60 sports governing bodies, leagues and clubs, including the International Olympic Committee (IOC), FIFA, National Hockey League, NBA, International Cricket Council, Olympics Council of Asia, UEFA, Manchester United and many other English premier league clubs.

Getty Images has the largest, most comprehensive sports collection available today, including more than 18 million sports related images.


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