Denise Maxwell is one of three people shortlisted for Arts & Media Leader of the Year at the Black British Business Awards.

Denise, who lives in Birmingham, is the director and lead photographer at Lensi Photography, having taken up photography full time 10 years ago after working at the NHS.

Her portfolio, which started in events and portrait photography, has extended to many genres including sports, fashion, weddings, red carpet events, food and music.