Jacob Hodgkinson

Jacob Hodgkinson

Art Director & PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Jacob Hodgkinson

Jacob Hodgkinson

Art Director & PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Director & Photographer currently based in London, specialising in Fashion Editorial and Advertising. Bio: Jacob gained a passion for photography at the age of 16 when he bought his first 35mm SLR camera and documented the club scene in Brighton 1997-2004. He later located to London to study advertising and refine his photographic technique. Jacob moved to Tokyo in 2007 where he assisted on advertising and fashion projects for the likes of Vogue, Numero, Nike, Converse etc. Since 2010 he has been working freelance and quickly gained status in Tokyo with domestic clients whilst also being a ‘Tokyo contact’ for US and EU based magazines. Jacob is currently based in London.
  • Feature and interview in LOVE Magazine
    Feature and interview in LOVE MagazineCheck out the full article here: https://www.thelovemagazine.co.uk/article/photographer-jacob-hodgkinson-captures-the-essence-of-japan-in-a-series-of-intimate-polaroids
  • Chicano - Documentary - Dazed
    Chicano - Documentary - DazedChicano is an exploration between the similarities and differences between Chicano culture in America and Japan, and how the scene is not all about gang culture, but has a deep-seated root in family values. Shot and directed by myself and Louis Ellison in Tokyo and Osaka in 2016.
  • Commons & Sense Man  - Prada Special
    Commons & Sense Man - Prada Special
  • Her Magazine, Editorial
    Her Magazine, Editorial
  • Commons & Sense Man #15
    Commons & Sense Man #15
  • King Kong Magazine, Born In Hesei
    King Kong Magazine, Born In Hesei
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Projects credited in
  • TEN — Fashion Label — Campaign
    TEN — Fashion Label — CampaignCreative direction and branding for TEN a London based luxury fashion brand.
  • Nike
    NikeNike Vaporwave Art Direction
Work history
    Photographer & DirectorSelf Employed
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Photographer & Director, London/Tokyo 2010 - Present ● Freelance fashion photographer & director - www.jacobhodgkinson.com ● Clients include: Dazed & Confused, Vivienne Westwood, LOVE magazine, Vogue Japan, NIKE, RedBull.
    Amazon logo
    Amazon logo
    Photographer / Art DirectorAmazon
     - JapanFull Time
    Art Director & Lead Photographer, Amazon, Tokyo Sept 2014 – May 2016 ● Creative direction for the rebranding of Amazon JP Fashion website and launch of photography studio. ● Lead photographer in e-comm studio and shooting both Men’s and Women’s editorials for Amazon.co.jp front page with Japanese A-list talent. ● DIS POC, Kaizen layouts and workflow evaluation.
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  • Photoshop
  • Graphic Design
  • Art Direction
  • Photography
  • Commercial Photography
  • Fashion Photography
  • Editorial Photography
  • Retouching
  • Production
  • Director of Photography