2015 Photo Contest, Sports, Stories, 1st prize

Ground Pass Holders

Photographer

Kieran Doherty

24 June, 2014

A spectator’s view (for someone without a seat), through the slats alongside Court 18 at Wimbledon.

Spectators unable to secure tickets to any of the major show courts at the Wimbledon Championships may make do with a Grounds Admission pass. This entitles them to wander around the outside tennis courts, where there are unreserved seats and standing is allowed. Even so, capacity is limited, and at times spectators may only be admitted as others leave. Most players, except the top seeds, can at some point during the Championships be seen playing on the outside courts.

About

Kieran Doherty

Kieran Doherty is a freelance photographer based in England. In 1993, he became a stringer for the Reuters News Picture Service before being offered a staff position based in Lon...

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/250
Focal length
50mm
F-Stop
3.4
ISO
160
Camera
M9 Digital Camera

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