Tom Pennington is an award-winning photographer based in Dallas, Texas. Throughout his career he has been involved in covering many of the most historical events the past 25 years. With a diverse background in hard news, conflict, human-interest stories and major sport coverage, Tom Pennington joined the Sport team at Getty Images in 2012. Prior to joining Getty Images, Tom spent 11 years at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram as a Senior Staff Photographer. His attention to detail combines with a passion for human interest stories to produce compelling imagery from a wide variety of sporting events for Getty Images. Some of these events including numerous Olympic Games, Super Bowls, NCAA Final Fours, British Open, IRONMAN World Championships, FIS World Cup Ski Championships, World Series, Stanley Cup Final, NBA Championships and PGA golf events.
Tom has recently won the industry’s top awards from NPPA Best of Photojournalism, POYi, Pro Football Hall of Fame Photo of the Year, and National Motorsports Press Association.
Tom is a 2022-2023 mentor for the DPPF.