2012 Photo Contest, Sports, Stories, 2nd prize

World Aquatics Championships

Photographer

Adam Pretty

Getty Images

28 July, 2011

Eric Shanteau of the United States competes in the second semifinal heat of the Men’s 200-meter Breaststroke, during the 14th FINA World Aquatics Championships, in Shanghai, China, on 28 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

Eric Shanteau of the United States competes in the second semifinal heat of the Men’s 200-meter Breaststroke, during the 14th FINA World Aquatics Championships, in Shanghai, China, on 28 July. He topped the list in the semifinal, and came in fourth in the final.

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/1250 sec
Focal length
400 mm
F-Stop
f/3.5
ISO
1600
Camera
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

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