Chris Lanaway




About me

Chris is an award winning freelance commercial & editorial photographer specialising in documenting sport. He has extensive experience as a cycling photographer and also regularly covers other sporting disciplines. His work has been published nationally and internationally as editorial and advertising pieces.

Locked Pro Plan feature


  • Adobe Premiere/photoshop/indesign
  • Photography
  • Video
  • Brand Activation
  • Sport
  • Cycling
  • Press
  • Editorial
  • Commercial Photography
  • Editorial Photography

Work history



Christopher Lanaway Photography

Jul 2014
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Freelance commercial and editorial sports photographer, specialising in sport and sporting subculture. I am well versed in capturing images of athletes and sporting events for press and national media, work is also regularly produced for the purposes of advertising sporting product. Key clients include; - Specialized Bicycles - Madison-Genesis - On Edition Media - Kinesis - Cycling Weekly - London Marathon Events - London & Partners



Southampton Solent University

Nov 2013 - Mar 2014
  • Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • I lead the organisation of a print auction containing work from well known artists to raise funds for the Solent BA Photography Degree show 2014. Roles included collating prints and arranging safe storage, curating prints for pre-auction viewing, managing team working alongside myself and overseeing the auction process.


Darkroom Assistant

Southampton Solent University

Oct 2013 - Jun 2014
  • Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I helped in and around the darkrooms assisting the key technician with mixing chemistry for all the machines and occasionally oversee the running of the darkrooms when the full time technicians are absent.


Photographers Assistant

Andrew Cross Photography

Oct 2013 - Jun 2014
  • Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I have been working alongside Andrew Cross to aid the printing of his latest body of work produced over the summer in Mogadishu, Somalia. I have been having input in paper selection, colour control and also independently printing selected test prints in preparation for his exhibition later this year.



Foundation Degree Art - Photography

University of Brighton

Sep 2010
  • Worthing, United Kingdom
  • FDA in Photography ( Fashion, Editorial & Advertising) gained to the level of Merit


BA (Hons) Photography

Southampton Solent Unversity

Sep 2012 - Jul 2014
  • Southampton, United Kingdom
  • BA Hons in Photography at the level of 2.1 achieved whilst studying at Southampton Solent University



Association of Photographers & Fixation UK Junior Assistant Award

Association of Photographers

  • My cycling photography was selected as one of 5 winning images by the prestigious Association of Photographers and Fixation UK. Work was exhibited on the AOP and Fixation websites alongside an interview with fixation staff.


British Airways High Life Award

British Airwards

  • Shortlisted artist as part of the British Airways High Life magazine awards 2016. Selected image was exhibited as part of a group exhibition on the Strand, London.


John Hansard YOS Arts Awards Exhibition

John Hansard Gallery

  • Images of skateboarding subculture featured as part of a group exhibition at the John Hansard Gallery, Southampton