2012 Photo Contest, Sports, Stories, 2nd prize

World Aquatics Championships

Photographer

Adam Pretty

Getty Images

29 July, 2011

Tyler Clary of the United States competes in the Men’s 200-meter Backstroke final at the World Aquatics Championships, in Shanghai, China, on 29 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

Tyler Clary of the United States competes in the Men’s 200-meter Backstroke final at the World Aquatics Championships, in Shanghai, China, on 29 July. He came third in the event.

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/800 sec
Focal length
560 mm
F-Stop
f/4.0
ISO
1600
Camera
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

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