I am pleased to announce that one of my photos from the 2022 season has ended up in the top 10 shortlisted images in the 2022 Wisden Cricket Photograph of the Year competition which attracted almost 500 entries from around the world
The panel selected consisting of:
Chris Smith (Chairman of the Judging Panel) has been chief sports photographer for various newspapers, including The Sunday Times for over 30 years.
Patrick Eagar is widely recognised as the doyen of cricket photography. After over 50 years covering the sport, he retired at the end of the 2011 season. During his professional career he photographed 325 Test matches all around the world and has published 14 books. In 2011, he was awarded the Doug Gardner Award at the British Sports Journalism Awards and an ECB Special Award.
Nigel Davies was designer and art director of Wisden Cricket Monthly, The Wisden Cricketer and The Cricketer between 1997 and 2015
Clare Adams has been the filming and photography manager at Marylebone Cricket Club for the past 17 years,
The Image which shows Nathan Ellis of Hampshire Hawks bowling to Tim Seifert of Sussex Sharks during the Vitality Blast match between Hampshire Hawks and Sussex Sharks at The Ageas Bowl, Southampton on the 4th June 2022.
As a result of being Shortlisted it will be publicly displayed for up to twelve months in a gallery in the entrance area below the Galadari stand at The Kia Oval cricket ground, and it is to be showcased in the 2023 edition of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack.
Wisden Article: Showcasing the winning Image, that of the Nottinghamshire Cricket team during the snow at the press day, along with the runners up and shortlisted images: Matthew Lewis Wins The 2022 Wisden Photograph Of The Year Competition