David Levene is a freelance photographer and has been a contributor to The Guardian newspaper since 2001. His images, videos and multimedia appear regularly in print and online across news and features.
Alongside this, David works for a number of architectural and design publications and a variety of clients in visual and performing arts. He also works with charities such as Oxfam, Medicins-Sans-Frontiers and Save The Children, documenting their projects around the world.
David is a two-time award winner at the Press Photographers Year Awards and has his work exhibited frequently. A collection of his work has recently been published as a hardback book, CITY.
David is a fully qualified drone pilot with CAA approved PfCO (Permission for Commercial Operations) and is able to create high-definition aerial photography and video using advanced drone technology.
He is currently Ambassador for the BJP’s new global Portrait of Humanity initiative.
David is based in London.
EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS
CITY: David Levene – Exhibition at Walthamstow Village Window Gallery, London
CITY: David Levene – Solo exhibition at Foyles, London
CITY: David Levene – Hardback book published by Bluecoat Press
Assignments 2017: The BPPA Exhibition at the Truman Brewery, London – Finalist and photograph selected for inclusion
Royal Photographic Society IPE 160 competition – Finalist and photograph selected for inclusion in accompanying exhibition in London
Raindance Film Festival 2017 – Winner Best Documentary VR Experience: ‘First Impressions’ (as Director of Photography)
BJP: Portrait of Britain 2017 – Finalist and photograph selected for inclusion in public exhibition showing on digital screens throughout the UK
International Color Awards 2017 – Nominee, Children of the World category
Assignments 2016: The BPPA Exhibition at the Truman Brewery, London – photograph selected for inclusion
The Missing Generation of Myanmar – Solo exhibition (in conjunction with ‘Strength for Life’ exhibition) in association with Age International, St Martin-in-the-Fields, London
David Levene: Eyewitness – Solo exhibition at Foyles, London
Press Photographer’s Year Awards 2013 – First Prize, The Arts
Press Photographer’s Year 2013 exhibition at the National Theatre, London – Finalist, Features category
Music Loves Summer exhibition at King’s Place, London
Press Photographer’s Year 2011 exhibition at the National Theatre, London – Finalist, Arts category
Oxfam’s After the Thaw exhibition, London
Press Photographer’s Year Awards 2010 – First Prize, Live News Photograph of the Year
Press Photographer’s Year 2010 exhibition at the National Theatre, London – Finalist, Live News category
Haiti 12:01:10 exhibition – Solo exhibition of photography and video covering the 2010 Haiti earthquake at The Truman Brewery, London
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