Jonathan Knowles is an advertising photographer and filmmaker creating extraordinary imagery for the world’s most established brands. He specialises in still life, drinks and special effects.
For the last two decades, he has consistently featured in the ‘200 Best Advertising Photographers Worldwide’ books, with his image on the cover of the 2020 edition. He is one of the top ten all time winners in the Graphis Annuals, and has been awarded in both moving image and stills by PDN, D&AD, The Art Directors’ Club of New York, Communication Arts, The Association of Photographers, Campaign, New York Festivals, The Globals, Oneeyeland and others. In 2019 he won the Advertising Photographer of the Year award for a series of images shot for Dior, with a ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City. In 2020 and 2021, he won the Advertising film category of the same competition.
Today, Jonathan neighbours the River Thames in his London studio capturing still images and films that will reach people across the globe. It was here that he created the iconic O2 bubbles, and brands such as Coca-Cola, Vodafone, Facebook, Nescafé, Chopard, Graff, Johnnie Walker, Glenfiddich, and many more have sought out Jonathan’s distinguished and timeless style.