Awards & Competitions

Donald Miralle Wins POYi’s 2012 Sports Photographer of the Year Award

February 21, 2012

By David Walker

© Donald Miralle

Competitors swim over a school of fish at the swim start for the 2011 Ford Ironman Championship in Kalua Bay, in Kona, Hawaii.

Freelance photographer Donald Miralle was named Sports Photographer of the Year on February 20 in the Pictures of the Year International competition. Jurors praised Miralle’s portfolio for its combination of “peak moments with stunning light and composition,” as well as for a photo essay about the Ultimate Fighting Championships in Las Vegas.     In addition to winning Sports Photographer...

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