2012 Photo Contest, Sports, Stories, 2nd prize

World Aquatics Championships

Photographer

Adam Pretty

Getty Images

17 July, 2011

Vadim Kaptur and Timofei Hordeichik of Belarus compete in the Men’s 10-meter Synchro Platform preliminary round of the World Aquatics Championships, in Shanghai, China, on 17 July.

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

Vadim Kaptur and Timofei Hordeichik of Belarus compete in the Men’s 10-meter Synchro Platform preliminary round of the World Aquatics Championships, in Shanghai, China, on 17 July. They were ranked 11th in the preliminary, but rose to 10th in the final.

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/1600 sec
Focal length
17 mm
F-Stop
f/4.5
ISO
500
Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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