Wharton Images

Wharton Images announced as our new official photography partner.

The partnership will enable us to capture local grassroots football through the lens

Wharton Images has today been named as the Sheffield and Hallamshire County FA official photography partner until the end of the 2024/25 season.

The Barnsley-based photographer is no stranger to capturing local grassroots football through his lens, having worked closely with the Association for the last three years to capture assignments, competitions and events.

He is the official photographer for Dearne and District FC and also covers other sports and wedding photography.

The partnership will see Chris photograph our 2024 County Cup finals, 2024 Grassroots Football Awards, women’s recreational football festivals and much more.

He is also offering exclusive discounts to affiliated Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA clubs to capture your match days, presentations and squad photos.

Chris is a seasoned pro when it comes to capturing the beautiful game. He is also an ex-Police Sergeant, fully insured and holds an FA DBS, so you can rest assured you’ll be in safe hands.

Reflecting on the partnership, Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA’s Marketing and Communications Officer, Chris McEwan, said: “Having worked closely with Chris over the last few years, we’re thrilled to welcome him as our Official Photography Partner.

“His attention to detail and skill for capturing those magical moments is invaluable to us at the County FA so we’re delighted to recognise his hard work by making him an official partner.

“He’ll continue to play a key role in ensuring we have access to a bank of imagery which reflects our local grassroots football community and showcases that football truly is a game for all.”

Chris Wharton added: “Having worked closely with the Sheffield and Hallamshire County FA over the last few years, it’s an honour to be announced is the Association’s official photographer.  I am looking forward to capturing more images and memories of our amazing grassroots football community."

For more information on Wharton Images, visit Chris’ Facebook page or Instagram page.

To request a quote, get in touch with him directly at WhartonImages@outlook.com or 07482 235885.

Don’t forget to mention ‘SHCFA’ when enquiring for your exclusive discount.