Julian Finney began photography at the age of 14. Whilst active in many sports in his youth he combined his two passions. He studied photography at school and then college before attending the Nottingham Trent University where he graduated with a BA Photography degree. Julian enjoys shooting a wide range of sports. In his time he has covered events such as the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing and London, the Rugby World Cup in France, The Commonwealth Games in India, The Asian Games in Qatar, all four Tennis Grand Slams, International and Club Football, World Athletics, International Cricket and Formula One. His career in Sports Photography began in 2004 for Getty Winter Sports.
Julian has worked closely with many clients and organisations including the Men’s and Women’s Professional Tennis Tours, LTA, FIFA, UEFA and many more. Tennis and Football being his favorite sports, he has travelled all over covering various events. Julian has also enjoyed working in travel, portrait and commercial photography.
Press Photographers Year Sports Specialist Winner 2013
POYi Award of Excellence in Sport Action 2012
SJA Sports Picture Highly Recommended 2010
POYI Award of Excellence in Olympic Sports Action 2009
SJA Young Sports Photographer of the Year 2007