Sport photography samples

Sport Photography

Sport Photography is a core photography service offered by Composed Images. Many weekend afternoons and midweek evenings are spent on the touchline of football pitches throughout South Wales and the West Country. Shooting with partner photography agencies as well as for Composed itself, live images are delivered to media outlets for global syndication and publication online and in print.

While football tends to be the regular bread and butter – usually photographing in Swansea, Cardiff, Newport, Bristol or Cheltenham – other sports occasionally get covered. As shown in the selection below, speedway, extreme sailing, ashes cricket and Tour of Britain cycling have been photographed, as well as rugby, athletics and even corporate sports days. In recent years Composed has supported the official photography suppliers to the Wales National Football Team, Cardiff and Bristol Half Marathons, the IAAF / Cardiff University World Half Marathon, the Velothon cycling event and Cancer Research UK’s Race For Life.  No sporting event is too obscure or quirky.

If you need a fresh set of images for your own team, including group shots, headshots and match action, that can be arranged. Or if you’re from the sport photography desk of a regional newspaper in a distant part of the UK, struggling to get pictures for an away trip to South Wales on a wet Wednesday night in January, get in touch.

Or you can call 07949023795 or email mark@composedimages.co.uk.

View the latest sport and news photography available for editorial use via the Composed Images Photoshelter website.


Mo Farah of Great Britain beats off the challenge of Abayneh Ayele of Eritrea to finish third in the IAAF / Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships in Cardiff City Centre, March 26th 2016.

A general view overlooking the pre-season friendly match between Taff's Well FC of Welsh League Division One and Cardiff City of the Premier League at the Rhiw'r Ddar stadium, Taff's Well, Wales, UK.

Alex Edwards of Glamorgan Wanderers scores a try during the Welsh Rugby Union Championship division match between Glamorgan Wanderers and Skewen RFC at the Memorial Ground, Cardiff, Wales, UK, January 7th 2017. Picture by Mark Hawkins/Composed Images

Jesse Lingard of Manchester United takes a corner during the FA Cup Semi Final match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium, London, England on 21 April 2018. Photo by Mark Hawkins / PRiME Media Images.

Ryan Wilson of Glasgow Warriors and Matthew Morgan of Cardiff Blues battle for possession during the Guinness PRO12 Rugby match between Cardiff Blues and Glasgow Warriors at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park in Cardiff, Wales, UK, September 16th 2016.

© Mark Hawkins / Composed Images

Cardiff, Wales, UK, October 9th 2017. An Ireland fan crosses his fingers ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between Wales and the Republic of Ireland at Cardiff City Stadium. Picture by Mark Hawkins