2012 Photo Contest, Sports, Stories, 2nd prize

World Aquatics Championships

Photographer

Adam Pretty

Getty Images

22 July, 2011

Akira Yanase of Japan battles with Samir Barac of Croatia in the Men’s Water Polo first preliminary round, at the World Aquatics Championships were in Shanghai, China, on 22 July. Croatia won 18-7.

About the photographer

Adam Pretty

Adam Pretty began his career at the Sydney Morning Herald in 1997 as a news photographer. His desire to specialize in sport saw him move to Getty Images in 1998. While with Getty...

Background story

Akira Yanase of Japan battles with Samir Barac of Croatia in the Men’s Water Polo first preliminary round, at the World Aquatics Championships were in Shanghai, China, on 22 July.  Croatia won 18-7.

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/1250 sec
Focal length
200 mm
F-Stop
f/2.8
ISO
1250
Camera
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

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