SJA British Sports Photography Awards shortlists

Britain’s sports photographers rightly have a tremendously high reputation for the excellence of their work, and the entry for the 2007 SJA British Sports Photography Awards will help to reinforce that.

The winners will be announced at the gala dinner for the SJA British Sports Journalism Awards to be staged at The Brewery, Chiswell Street in London on March 17.

Click here to view the shortlists for the sportswriting, broadcast and cartoon categories.

The nominations for the photographic awards are listed here in alphabetical order in each category, with no other significance.

Sports Porfolio
Marc Aspland – The Times
Paul Gilham – Getty Images
Leo Mason – Freelance

Specialist Sports Portfolio (The Phil Sheldon Trophy)
Gareth Copley – Press Association
Paul Gilham – Getty Images
Michael Regan – Action Images

Young Sports Photographer (The David Worthy Trophy)
Matthew Childs – Action Images
Joe Giddens – Empics

Sports News Picture
Marc Aspland – The Times
Mike Egerton – Empics

Sports Picture of the Year
Carl De Souza – Freelance
Andy Hooper – Daily Mail
Carl Recine – Action Images

The following photographers’ submissions will be part of the SJA Photography Exhibition

David Ashdown – The Independent
Steve Bardens – Freelance
Graham Chadwick – Daily Mail
Andy Couldridge – Action Images
Adrian Dennis – AFP
Matt Dunham – Associated Press
Javier Garcia – Backpage Images
John Giles – Press Association
Paul Harding – Action Images
Tommy Hindley – Professional Sport
Graham Hughes – Freelance
Tom Jenkins – The Guardian
Eddie Keogh – Reuters
Glynn Kirk – Freelance
Mark Leech – Offside
Lawrence Lustig – Freelance
Tom Main – Freelance
Clive Mason – Getty Images
Toby Melville – Reuters
Rob Newell – Freelance
Phil Noble – Reuters
Tony O’Brien – Action Images
Jason O’Brien – Action Images
Bradley Ormesher – Daily Mirror
Richard Pelham – The Sun
Ben Radford – Freelance
Mark Robinson – The Sun
Darren Walsh – Chelsea FC

Wimbledon picture – part of the SJA Sports Photography Exhibition – by Steve Bardens

Book your ticket for the 2007 SJA British Sports Journalism Awards – click here for details, including the members’ price discount