David Chancellor, born London England, works and lives in South Africa.
His work, for which he travels extensively, can be best described as documentary reportage. He has participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions, exhibited in major galleries and museums, and published Worldwide.
Named Nikon photographer of the year three times, he received a World Press Photo in 2010 for 'Elephant Story' from the series 'Hunters'.
A study of his wife and son was exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery London (2009) and the following year he won the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize, at the National Portrait Gallery, with 'Huntress with Buck' from the series 'Hunters'.
In 2011 his work was shortlisted for the Sony World Photography Organization Award, and the Freedom to Create Prize.
His series Hunters, in which he explores the relationship between man and animal, will be released as a monograph in 2012.