Mark Lebon is a photographer and filmmaker who came to prominence in the 1980s as a key contributor to the aesthetic known as Buffalo, headed by stylist Ray Petri. Born in London in 1957, Lebon studied at West Surrey College of Art and Design and Communications Design at North East London Polytechnic. He went on to produce fashion photography for numerous magazines including i-D, The Face, Arena, Blitz, Vogue, Tempo and Harpers and Queen.
His clients have included Rifat Ozbek, Katharine Hamnett, John Galliano, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Bodymap, and Vivienne Westwood. In addition to his work as a photographer, Lebon owned and ran Crunch Productions Ltd, a production company working in fashion, advertising, broadcasting, and music promotion often releasing associated publications.
His work has been featured in the publications: Buffalo, Westzone Publishing, London, 2000; and Smile i-D, Taschen, 2000. Lebon's work also was part of the British Council touring exhibition curated by Brett Rogers and Val Williams: Look at Me, Fashion and Photography in Britain 1960 to the Present.