Malpractice for ITV

We were commissioned by ITV to shoot the promotional campaign for their new medical thriller Malpractice. Demonstrating the idea that ‘Everyone has a breaking point’, medical items are seen smashing and shattering under pressure, symbolising the extreme stress experienced by hospital staff in the NHS. Read more about this commission and watch the behind the...

Madira Beer App

Studio Knowles enjoys a challenge, and when we were set the task of photographing 60 beers in three weeks for Madira’s Beer Delivery App, our creative team jumped into action. From Germany to Singapore, this commission covers popular beers from across the globe, photographed in many environments created in our studio. Watch the behind the...

Saturate Your Senses

Created in 2 countries over 11 days, with 18 models, 2 stylists, 2 hair and make-up artists, one food stylist, one drinks stylist, 2 assistants, 3 Red cameras, a cinematic robot and 4K Phantom. Jonathan presents his latest award winning project titled Saturate Your Senses, a teaser campaign for a sensually saturating Edinburgh experience like...

Advertising Photographer of the Year

We’re proud to announce Jonathan was named Advertising Photographer of the year at the International Photography Awards. Jonathan travelled to NYC to attend the ceremony, seen here with his US agent Bransch. Work on show included Jonathan’s beauty photography shoot ‘DiorSHOW’

Jonathan’s Top 5 Explosive Photoshoots

Jonathan Knowles is renowned for his dynamic photographic style and impressive technical knowledge. Rather than relying on post production, the majority of Jonathan’s explosions are done ‘for real’. From exploding flowers to fruit, Jonathan has selected his top 5 explosive photoshoots and shared the methods behind the madness…     5. Appleman’s Cider Hasselblad H6D-100c...

007 Fragrance Shoot

Jonathan worked with art director Camille Caie at Grey London to produce an eye-catching and beautiful campaign for the new 007 fragrance. With a talented SFX team on set, the flowers were dipped in liquid nitrogen and then placed carefully in front of the lens. Seconds after being cued, a high explosive charge shattered the petals wonderfully across the studio.  ...

6 x 6

We’re pleased to announce Jonathan’s inclusion in ‘6×6’, Getty Images first represented contemporary fine art exhibition. The exhibition features work from Jonathan’s ‘Time’ project and is currently showing at Getty Images Gallery until 3rd October. Jonathan has also been at the helm of the gallery’s Instagram feed this week.

Bulmers Goes Big

It’s always great seeing campaigns Jonathan has worked on up on billboards, it’s even better when they get the 3D treatment. We spotted this Bulmers piece up on Shoreditch High Street. Amazing!

A Caffeinated Commission

  We’re privileged to have our own barista, the talented Julian Pericles, in the studio this week for Jonathan’s coffee shoot for TBWA Switzerland. The whole building smells delicious!


This year we’ve been sending out mini print publications of Jonathan’s work. Our first issue, ‘Liquids’, was incredibly well received. So it’s been great to see ‘Eyes’, our second issue, being equally well received. Roll on issue three!

#Bagsie continues

Back in February you may remember we did a call for artists to collaborate on project #Bagsie. We had an amazing two days in the studio, meeting the final ten artists and seeing their self portraits up close. Here’s a sneak peek at what we got up to.

More Behind the Scenes at Pinewood Studios

There will be a few more finished shots on the site soon, but here are some ‘out takes’ showing the production  in action. It is a very strict rule when shooting on U-Stage, that a full dive safety crew is in position whenever any model / artist is near or in the water.    

Pinewood Studios with Li Changchun

When shooting on U-stage at Pinewood last Tuesday (the large tank mostly used for underwater work), Jonathan was asked to give a speech and photography demonstration to Li Changchun, a member of the ruling Chinese Politburo, and the UK Minister for Culture, Ed Vaizey MP, along with around fifty Chinese government and embassy officials. It...

Introducing Zoe Morton

Here at Jonathan Knowles Studio we wanted to introduce you to new team member Zoe Morton. You’ll be seeing her around town soon and no doubt have spoken to her on the phone already. We asked Zoe to tell you a little bit about herself . . . “After studying Graphic and Communication studies at...