Laurence Griffiths is a multi-award winning photographer and videographer with over twenty years of experience in the industry. Starting his career in 1990 at Empics in Nottingham he moved to Allsport in 1998 and has been a staff photographer with Getty Images ever since. 

Laurence has covered countless major sporting events, ranging from Olympic and Commonwealth Games, Ryder Cup Golf, Rugby World Cups, Wimbledon Tennis, FIFA World Cups in America, France, Japan, Germany, South Africa and Brazil, European Championships in England, Holland, Portugal, Austria, Switzerland , Ukraine and worked closely with the England Cricket team which took him on tours to Australia, West Indies, Pakistan, India, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

In 2010 he won both the SJA Sports Photographer of the year award and Press Photographers Sports Folio of the year. In 2011 he had his first book published "From the Boundary's Edge", a celebration of village cricket which was nominated for the "Illustrated Book of the year" at the British Book Awards.

 

SJA Awards

Sports Picture of the year 2013

Sports Picture 2011 - Highly Commended

Sports Folio of the year 2010

Sports Photographer of the Year 2010

Specialist Folio of the year 2009 - Highly Commended

Portrait of the year 2001

Press Photographers Year

Sports Folio of the year  2010

Vauxhall Home Nations Photography Competition

England Photograph of the year 2012

Scotland photograph of the year 2011

Picture Editors Guild Awards

Videographer of the Year 2014 - Highly Commended

Videographer of the Year 2015 - Highly Commended

Getty Images Photography Awards

Sports Picture of the year 2011, 2012

Specialist Folio of the Year 2012, 2014