NPhoto - - Leon Neal -

In 2003, while study­ing pho­to­jour­nal­ism in Sh­effield, Leon won The Times Young Pho­tog­ra­pher of the Year schol­ar­ship.

Af­ter two years on The Times, Leon joined Agence France-Presse (AFP), where he re­mained for nine years be­fore join­ing Getty in 2016.

Ma­jor as­sign­ments in­clude the Olympics in Lon­don and Rio, the wed­ding of the Duke and Duchess of Cam­bridge, nu­mer­ous Glas­ton­bury Fes­ti­vals and the Zom­bie Evac­u­a­tion Race.

His ded­i­ca­tion paid off in 2015 when he was named a Nikon UK Am­bas­sador.

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