About me

Jonathan Knowles is one of the leading advertising photographers of his generation. Specialising in graphic still life, drinks, liquids and special effects, Jonathan's unique photographic style has earned him award-winning advertising commissions worldwide.

In the past sixteen years, Jonathan has consistently featured in the '200 Best Advertising Photographers in the World' books. He is one of the top 10 all time winners in the Graphis Annuals, and has been awarded by D&AD, The Art Directors' Club of New York, The Association of Photographers, Campaign, The Globals and others.

Notable commissions include campaigns for many globally recognised brands, such as Coca-Cola, Heineken, Dove, Guinness and Smirnoff. He is also the creator of the famous

O2 bubbles.



Sector Experience

Advertising, Personal Care, Photography


Andys - Bronze, AOP Photographer\'s Award, Art Director’s Club - Merit, Campaign BIG Award - Gold, Communication Arts Competition, Creative Review Annual - In-book, D&AD Award - In-book, The Drum Award


Adam&EveDDB, AnalogFolk, Coca-Cola, Geometry Global, Heineken, HeyHuman, Hogarth Worldwide, Leo Burnett London, Procter & Gamble, Proximity London, Publicis, Rose, Rothco, Saatchi & Saatchi London, Unilever

Currently No Recommendations
Annual 2021 BronzeBenriach - A World of FlavourPhotography Annual 2021 SilverThe Valley of VinylPhotography Annual 2021 BronzeHarpicPhotography Annual 2020 BronzeDiorSHOWPhotography Annual 2022 ShortlistBenriach Malting SeasonPhotography Annual 2022 ShortlistDior LipstickPhotography Annual 2022 ShortlistHakutsuru SakePhotography Annual 2022 ShortlistSaturate Your SensesPhotography Annual 2022 ShortlistSipsmith FreeGliderPhotography Annual 2022 ShortlistThatchers Blood OrangePhotography Annual 2022 ShortlistThatchers GoldPhotography Annual 2021 ShortlistLady Justices of Appeal of Gray’s InnPhotography Annual 2021 ShortlistGuinnessPhotography Annual 2020 ShortlistBig RocksPhotography Annual 2020 ShortlistGail PorterPhotography Annual 2020 ShortlistModernist BeerPhotography Annual 2020 ShortlistAlways OriginalPhotography
Top 25 Photographer Project featured:POWERS Whiskey
on 27th February 2018
Project featured:Seedlip®
on 25th July 2018
Project featured:Twinings: 'This Changes Water' and 'Drop. Shake. Enjoy'
on 20th November 2018
Project featured:James Bond 007 Fragrance
on 20th February 2020
Project featured:Cosmic Bubbles
on 2nd April 2020
Project featured:Chopard
on 8th April 2020
Project featured:Funky Irons
on 6th May 2020
Project featured:Always Original
on 30th July 2020
Project featured:Gail Porter
on 16th September 2020
Project featured:Harpic
on 11th November 2020
Project featured:Guinness
on 24th March 2021
Project featured:Fettercairn 46
on 9th June 2021
Project featured:Benriach - A World of Flavour
on 12th July 2021
Project featured:Lady Justices of Appeal of Gray’s Inn
on 8th September 2021
Project featured:The Valley of Vinyl
on 8th September 2021
Project featured:Dior Lipstick
on 20th April 2022
Project featured:Sipsmith FreeGlider
on 2nd May 2022
Project featured:Benriach Malting Season
on 20th May 2022
Project featured:Saturate Your Senses
on 8th July 2022

Jonathan Knowles has been a Contributor since 25th November 2015.

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