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Getty Images photojournalists recognised at UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards
Oct 18, 2022
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London – 18 October 2022: Getty Images, a preeminent global visual content creator and marketplace, celebrates the outstanding success of its news, sports and entertainment photographers and photojournalists at the UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards (UKPEG), the country’s most prestigious media photography awards.  
 
Getty Images photographers took home five awards in the main categories. Chris Furlong won Press Photographer of the Year for capturing the iconic image of Boris Johnson’s malfunctioning umbrella at the National Memorial Arboretum, as well as the Photo Essay award for ‘The Missing Years’, a series documenting the Covid‑19 pandemic. Julian Finney, Jeff Mitchell and Charles McQuillan were also awarded Sports, News and Regional Photographer of the Year respectively.  

The 2022 winners and nominees include:
  • Chris Furlong – Winner, Press Photographer of the Year and Photo Essay for ‘The Missing Years’ series on Covid‑19, and Highly Commended, Arts & Entertainment Photographer of the Year and News Photographer of the Year
  • Julian Finney – Winner, Sports Photographer of the Year
  • Jeff Mitchell – Winner, News Photographer of the Year
  • Charles McQuillan – Winner, Regional Photographer of the Year
  • Chris Jackson – Commended, Royal Photographer of the Year
  • George Wood – Commended, Young Photographer of the Year
“Getty Images is incredibly proud of our talented photographers for being recognised for their impactful work at this year’s UKPEG,” said Getty Images’ Global Head of Content Ken Mainardis. “At Getty Images, we believe imagery has the power to move the world, and this recognition is a testament to our team’s talent and dedication in capturing moments that define the world in which we live.”

To see the full list of winners and nominees at the 2022 UKPEG, visit www.pictureeditorsguildawards.co.uk.  

Image credits (clockwise from top left): Chris Furlong, Charles McQuillan, Jeff Mitchell, Julian Finney


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