Tim Knowles

Picture Editor

London, United Kingdom
Locked Pro Plan feature


  • Picture Editor
  • Picture Editor
  • Picture Editor
    Project Manager
  • Picture Editor
    Editor / writer

Projects credited in

About me

Picture editor with a broad range of experience, from online to magazine and book publishing, social media platforms and video. Sourcing imagery from a wide range of diverse sources, arranging partnerships and commissioning new photography. Negotiating fees, managing budgets, assistants and training freelancers and other staff. Part-time teacher of a picture editing course at The London School of Publishing. Commissioned and art directed magazine cover shoots. Managed on-site photograph, video and publications at Glastonbury Festival 2015 and the ELLE Style Awards. Managed all photography for several fashion months while at ELLE and Vogue. Former published photographer with an in-depth technical understanding and historical love for the medium. Previously Sam Taylor-Wood's 1st Photographic Assistant, working closely with Sam art directing, producing and during shoots involving Kate Moss and Chanel. Managed all photographic-related processes and materials in her studio, including equipment and her archive. Liaised regularly with her galley, White Cube, her publisher, Steidl, and various clients.


  • Visual Arts
  • Picture Editing
  • Online
  • Print
  • Excel
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Word
  • Cms
  • Shoot art Direction
  • Picture Research
  • Picture Editor
  • Picture Researcher
  • Retouching
  • Photography
  • Social Media

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Soho House & Co

    Soho House & Co

    • Non Creative Industries
  • B

    British Vogue

    • R

      Red Magazine

      • E

        ELLE UK

        Work history


        Picture Editor

        Soho House & Co

        May 2016
        • Full Time


        Picture Editor

        British Vogue

        Sep 2015 - May 2016
        • Full Time


        Freelance Picture Editor

        Tim Knowles Freelance

        Jun 2014 - Sep 2015
        • Freelance
        • Elle, Vogue, NME, Tatler, GQ, Glamour, Red and Harpers Bazaar, amongst others, both online and print. Taught Picture Editing course at London School of Publishing


        Acting Picture Editor

        Red Magazine

        Apr 2013 - Jun 2014
        • Full Time


        Acting Picture Editor

        ELLE UK

        Apr 2012 - Apr 2013
        • Full Time


        Deputy Picture Editor


        Apr 2011 - Mar 2012
        • Full Time



        Philosophy and Bible Studies

        The University of Sheffield

        Sep 1998 - Jun 2001
        • Phiosophy and Bible Studies