A freelance editorial and sports photographer based just outside east London, UK. In addition to general sports coverage, Leigh specialises in boxing photography. Attending major UK televised boxing shows hosted by Matchroom Sport, Frank Warren, Hennessy Sports, Sauerland, Frank Maloney, Hayemaker, Prizefighter, Brand Hatton and Queensbury Promotions he has possibly one of the largest independent boxing archives in the UK. In addition to the UK events, Leigh has travelled overseas covering boxing in both the United States and Germany.
Getty Images and Press Association picture editors have recognised his photographic vision and skills, commissioning his services to provide photography for their news feeds. Leigh has been commissioned by BSkyB skysports.com providing numerous boxing pictures for their online news. His pictures have been published in North America and UK newspapers including, The Times, Daily Mail, Mirror plus numerous regional newspapers. HBO TV, Loaded Magazine, York Fitness, Boxing News, Ring Magazine, Practical Photography together with various promoters programmes.
Leigh can provide photographic coverage, both domestically and internationally, transmitting images to the client within moments of the action. For the technical minded he uses professional Nikon camera and lens equipment. Post picture/caption editing is supported by Photo Mechanic and Photoshop.
"An excellent photographer who takes the time to understand the brief and deliver a great set of pictures!"
Milica Lamb, Picture Editor.
Residential & Commercial Interior/Exterior photography & video tours.
Portrait and Family Lifestyle Photography.
Corporate & Actor Headshots.
All images © Leigh Dawney Photography. A zero tolerance policy is in place for any unauthorised download/copying of any photograph or section of this website. Offenders may be subjected to legal action. If you are in any doubt as to the proposed usage of a photograph, then please contact me first. Model/Property releases are not in place unless specified.