Getty Images photojournalist recognized at Sony World Photography Awards 2022
Apr 11, 2022
The World Photography Organisation has awarded Getty Images Chief News Photographer Win McNamee with top honors for the Sony World Photography Awards 2022.
Win has been awarded third place in the Professional Documentary Projects category for his coverage documenting the January 6th attack of the U.S. Capitol.
The 2022 competition saw more than 340,000 images submitted by photographers from 211 territories worldwide, with over 156,000 entered into the Professional competition.
Getty Images Global Head of Content Ken Mainardis said, “Getty Images is immensely proud of Win and the dedication, courage and talent he brings to his work. He was one of few photojournalists on the ground at the U.S. Capitol during the events on January 6th and his arresting images stand as a record of history. At Getty Images, we believe imagery has the power to move the world and this recognition by the World Photography Organisation is a tremendous honor for a huge photographic talent like Win.”
To view the winners of the Sony World Photography Awards 2022, visit https://www.worldphoto.org/sony‑world‑photography‑awards