AWARD-WINNING photographer Michael Willson has added one other gong to his rising assortment, taking out Greatest Motion Picture on the 2021 Australian Soccer Media Affiliation Awards.
AFL Media’s chief photographer gained the award for his picture ‘Flying Bulldog’ as rising celebrity Bailey Smith soared via the air towards Collingwood in spherical one, 2021.
The judges mentioned: “Michael has captured a lot of what makes Australian Soccer distinctive on this photograph of one of many League’s real younger stars in full flight.”
Bulldog Bailey Smith flies via the air as he’s tackled by Magpie Jeremy Howe in spherical one, 2021. Image: Michael Willson, AFL Images
Willson wasn’t the one AFL Media snapper to be recognised, with fellow AFL Images crew member James Elsby incomes a commendable point out for his shot of Adelaide AFLW star Justine Mules celebrating a objective.
AFL.com.au senior reporter Callum Twomey was given a commendable point out for Greatest Print/On-line Function Reporting By An Particular person after his unbelievable items on North Melbourne’s Luke Davies-Uniacke after dropping his father, Richmond celebrity Dustin Martin forward of his 250th recreation and behind the scenes of how the dramatic first spherical of the 2020 NAB AFL Draft performed out.
Womens.afl reporter Sarah Black was additionally recognised with a commendable point out for Greatest AFLW Reporter.