Laura has built her professional career between the documental and the journalism’s languages. She believes that photography must builds visual discourses by combining testimonial and creative approaches.
Laura moved from the Art History College to the School of Photography where she studied for three years.
The theories she discovered studying both at the collage, the School of Photography and a fellowship in a studio of advertising photography were definitive in the way in which she embraces light in her works.
Laura has reported on Middle East, Uzbekistan, India, China, Kosovo, South Africa, Senegal, Guinea Bissau, South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, UEA, Oman, among other places.
Her works have been published in the most prestigious publications worldwide, such as Time Magazine, Fortune, New York Times, Der Spiegel, The Guardian, XL Semanal, YoDona, Le Monde Magazine, and Wall Street Journal.
León is based in southern Spain working as freelance for international and national editorials, recording studios, and brand campaigns.
Her work has been recognized with several national award and has been honored to be the first woman in 30 years to get the Andalusia Journalism prize, first person to get Andalusia International career prize, Autonomic Art prize, War and Peace award.
Laura has been Leica ambassador during 2019-2021,
She has been part of many exhibitions and international fairs such as Stampa in Madrid represented by Cavecanen Gallery.
During her career, she has been invited to collaborate in many photography books and has been mentioned as one of the most significant women reporter in this contemporary era.
She has published her first photobook in 2017.- A chamber inside a camara
Some of her pictures are part of private collections and National Foundations.