The Daily Telegraph
This is a portfolio of magic moments. Moments of action, reflection and emotional celebration. From beer-drenched celebrations of Origin victory, to a young Parramatta player striving to keep his team from the bottom of the ladder. And our Socceroos captain, airborne with joy after scoring his third goal to send Australia into the 2018 World Cup.
“Through my pictures I have tried to show the spontaneous moments in the sporting arena which illustrate an athlete’s desire to have ‘No Limits’,” wrote Costello in his entry statement. “I have used my instinct and determination to capture the magic moments, which to the naked eye, quickly pass by.”
The judges praised his eye for original compositions. “Brett’s technical prowess behind the camera is only matched by his creativity and drive to find a new image within the sport. His portfolio shows great examples of how he’s driven by that challenge.”