Project Description



New York based photographer Jonathan Bookallil is best known for graphic portrait-style fashion and celebrity photographs. Born in Australia, Jonathan grew up surrounded by the fashion industry and moved to London at 19. He was soon shooting for magazines such as Elle,Sky, Maria Claire and Cosmopolitan. After stints in Paris and Milan, he fulfilled a lifelong dream and moved to New York in the late 90’s and was regularly shooting for US Cosmopolitan, Lee Jeans and Wrangler while continuing to work in London shooting international campaigns for Harrods, Pringle of Scotland, Accessorize and Monsoon.

2003 saw Jonathan return to Australia, shooting for Harpers Bazaar, Vogue and Russh and multiple national campaigns.The lure of New York soon proved too much and he moved back, where he now resides in Soho shooting celebrities and top models such as Elizabeth Hurley,David Beckham, Victoria Beckham, Miranda Kerr , Heidi Klum, Claudia Schiffer and DJ Chelsea Leyland with fashion and lingerie clients keeping him busy. He is also a regular contributor to Essence, Relapse and Untitled magazines. 2013 saw him as a guest speaker at Dubai Fashion Week.