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  • Prize
    Silver in Advertising/Other
  • Company
    Jonathan Knowles Photography
  • Photographer
    Jonathan Knowles
  • Credit
    Client: English National Opera Design agency: Rose Design Creative Director: Simon Elliott Design Director: Toby Edwards Designer: Ali Boschen Retoucher: Gareth Pritchard Model: Betsie Dsane (MOT Models) Hair & Make up: Corinne Young Assistant: Madison Blackwood Representation: Jodanna Bird

Jonathan Knowles collaborated with Rose Design to produce an
artistic and emotive advertising campaign for the timeless opera,

Jonathan Knowles is one of the leading photographers of his generation. Specialising in graphic still life, liquid and beauty, Jonathan’s unique photographic style has earned him award-winning advertising commissions worldwide.

In the past ten years, Jonathan has consistently featured in the ‘200 Best Advertising Photographers in the World’ books. He is one of the top 10 all time award winners in the Graphis Annuals.

Notable commissions include campaigns for many globally recognised brands, such as Coca-Cola, Guinness, and Smirnoff. He is also the creator of the famous O2 bubbles.

He shot the Black Sabbath 13 Album cover, as well as directing and filming the footage that is currently played on stage during performances. Black Sabbath loved the imagery and invited Jonathan to the album launch in New York, where he received a friendly strangle of gratitude from Ozzy.



American Photography

Chosen - Champagne Cocktail

Trierenberg Super Circuit

Gold Medal - Cicada

PDN Annual

Winner - Video & Multimedia - The Art of Brewing

London International Creative Competition

Honourable Mention - Aida and Passage of Time

One Eyeland Black & White Photographers Awards

Silver - Aida

Art Directors’ Club of New York

Merit - Aida

Communication Arts

Advertising - Aida

Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year Awards

unearthed® Food Film Shorts - Full English Brexit

Graphis – Photography Annual

2 Gold Medals in 2 categories (Beverage and Beauty & Fashion)

7 Silver Medals in 2 categories (Still Life, Beauty & Fashion and Advertising)

4 Merits in 3 categories (Advertising, Still Life and Beverage)

One Eyeland Awards

Gold Medal - Complex Simplicity

Silver Medal - Aida

Bronze Medal - Chopard, Dior, Dole, Trajectories and Art Deco Drinks

Finalist in 4 categories

Overall Photographer of the Year

Advertising Photographer of the Year