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Aida - English National Opera

Jonathan Knowles

Photographic Areas of Focus

Advertising & Commercial, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Drink, Macro, Portrait, Still Life


United Kingdom


Jonathan Knowles is an advertising photographer and filmmaker creating extraordinary imagery for the world’s most established brands. He specialises in drinks, still life, liquids, food and special effects. An innovator in shooting liquids and drinks, Jonathan has influenced an entire category of advertising photography. For the last two decades, he has consistently featured in the ‘200 Best Ad Photographers Worldwide’ books. In 2019, he won the IPA’s Advertising Photographer of the Year award, with a ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City. In 2020 and 2021, he won the moving image category of the same competition. Today, Jonathan neighbours the River Thames in his London studio capturing images and films that will reach people across the globe. It was here that he created the iconic O2 bubbles. Brands such as Coca-Cola, Smirnoff, Heineken, Nescafé, Jack Daniel’s, Budweiser, and many more have sought out Jonathan’s distinguished and timeless style.

Jonathan's Awards

Aida - English National Opera
2022Black & White Photo Contest

Aida - English National Opera

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