Photography graduate Julian wins the Press Photographer's Year Sports Specialist Portfolio prize

Award-winning photographer Julian Finney graduated from our BA (Hons) Photography course in 2004. After landing a dream job with one of the biggest photographic agencies in the world, Getty Images, Julian has recently won this major industry award.

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Wimbledon 2013; Julian Finey's image for The Times

Award-winning photographer Julian Finney graduated from our BA (Hons) Photography course in 2004. After landing a dream job with one of the biggest photographic agencies in the world, Getty Images, Julian has recently won this major industry award.

Julian said: "Covering mainly sporting events, my job has taken me all around the world, working at the Olympic Games in China and London, all four tennis Grand Slams, the Rugby World Cup in France and the Commonwealth Games in Delhi to name just a few. This year I won the Press Photographers Year Sports Specialist Portfolio prize where my tennis portfolio was displayed at the National Theatre in London."

I have worked at the Olympic Games, all four tennis grand slams, the Rugby World Cup in France and the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

Julian Finney

Since graduating from NTU, Julian has won a number of other prestigious awards including:

When asked about how his experience at NTU influenced and shaped him Julian replied: "It set me up to follow my goal and become a professional photographer. I learnt about the history of photography, experimented with different types of photography using a wide range of photographic equipment and listened to advice to making it in the real world."

You can see some of Julian's work on display at the University in January and February 2014 as part of Since 1843: In The Making. His work will be exhibited alongside other notable graduates from the School of Art & Design as part of our 170 years of Art and Design celebrations.

Photography graduate Julian wins the Press Photographer's Year Sports Specialist Portfolio prize

Published on 13 January 2014
  • Category: School of Art & Design

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