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Award-Winning Commercial photographer and creative retoucher Lee Høwell is based in the UK, specialising in advertising, fashion and contemporary editorial portraiture.

Equally at home working on location and in his studio, Lee's work is distinctive and unique in style, producing strong, vivid imagery, using a co… Read More
Award-Winning Commercial photographer and creative retoucher Lee Høwell is based in the UK, specialising in advertising, fashion and contemporary editorial portraiture.

Equally at home working on location and in his studio, Lee's work is distinctive and unique in style, producing strong, vivid imagery, using a combination of photographic capture and postproduction technique to achieve his trademark style.

No stranger to success his talent has won him numerous awards in the categories of advertising, fashion and portraiture, and was awarded his Associateship into the British Institute of Professional Photography in 2013.

Lee awarded BIPP Scottish Professional Photographer of the year 2014 and Commercial & Advertising Photographer of the year 2015.

More recently Lee was awarded 1st place in Commercial photography at the National BIPP Awards for his work TECHNO COLOUR: RED, along with a 3rd place for his series of Fine Art Bridal Portraits.

Adobe recognised Lee’s work 2014, naming him one of their ‘Adobe New Creatives’, choosing his work to promote the launch of Adobe Photoshop CC, as well as using his images to launch the Behance Wallpaper App for Mac computers in the Apple store.

Regularly exhibiting his work, both as personal exhibitions, as well as part of photographic organisations such as The RETINA International Photography Festival, international interest in Lee Høwell’s photography continue's to grow.

As a result Lee is often invited to talk about his work both in the UK and overseas, featuring as part of the Creative ProShow team in Italy, as well as regularly featuring and curated on leading photography websites such as SLR Lounge, Phlearn, Saatchi Art and Photography Served.

One Eyeland have Lee ranked in the top 10 UK photographers and at No.24 in the world for his particular style of photography and creative retouching.

*Artist statement:*
_“I try to approach all of my work with the same high amount of raw energy and enthusiasm. It’s all about having great concepts, bringing them into commercial practice and proving to the clients that you have a good creative mind as well as the technical tools to do the job. _

_I take a personal pride in building friendly, productive and professional working relationships with all those that the industry brings me into contact with and enjoy being involved with the creative input at all levels, rising to the challenge of each new venture or project, it is this passion that drives me”._

‘Lee Howell Rising Star’ – Photo-grapher Magazine Read Less
  • Owner
    37 Degrees Studio — Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Photographer
    Freelance Commercial Photographer — Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2016 - BIPP National – Gold Award in Commercial – TECHNO COLOUR: RED
2016 - BIPP National – Bronze Award – Fine Art Bridal Portraits

2015 - BIPP Scotland - Commercial & Advertising Photographer of the year 2015
2015 - BIPP Scotland - Open Award Winner - Beauté Aviaire project for Fashionscape

2014 - BIPP Natio… Read More
2016 - BIPP National – Gold Award in Commercial – TECHNO COLOUR: RED
2016 - BIPP National – Bronze Award – Fine Art Bridal Portraits

2015 - BIPP Scotland - Commercial & Advertising Photographer of the year 2015
2015 - BIPP Scotland - Open Award Winner - Beauté Aviaire project for Fashionscape

2014 - BIPP National - Merit - Non-Commissioned - FreeFall Series.
2014 - BIPP National Awards - Merit -Visual Arts - Beaute Avieire Series.
2014 - IPA International Photography Awards - Honorable mention - Advertising Other AD
2014 - Kôntinent Awards 2014 - Official Selection.
2014 - BIPP British Institute of Professional Photography - Scottish Professional Photographer of the Year 2014

2014 - BIPP Scotland - Advertising / Commercial - 1st
2014 - BIPP Scotland - Pictorial / Illustrative - 1st
2014 - BIPP Scotland - Open Category- 1st
2014 - BIPP Scotland - Portraiture - 2nd

2013 - IPA Awards - 3rd place - Category: Advertising Other AD non pro
2013 - IPA Awards - 3 Honourable mentions - Categories: Fashion - Beauty - Portrait

2013 - British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP) - Awarded Best Student Portfolio 2013

2013 - BIPP UK - Portraiture, Student - Winner
2013 - BIPP UK - Portraiture, Student - Merit
2013 - BIPP UK - Visual Arts, Student - Winner
2013 - BIPP UK - Commercial, Student - 2nd
2013 - BIPP UK - Commercial, Student - Merit
2013 - BIPP UK - Best Single Image - 2nd
2013 - BIPP UK - Best Single Image - Merit

2013 - Lee Howell ABIPP Awarded BIPP Associateship

2013 - BIPP Scotland - Photojournalism, Student - Winner
2013 - BIPP Scotland - Open Category, Student - 2nd
2013 - BIPP Scotland - Portraiture, Student - 3rd
2013 - BIPP Scotland - Open Category, Student - Merit
2013 - BIPP Scotland - Open Category, Student - Merit

2013 – BIPP Towergate Camerasure Fine Art Photography - Student - 1st
2013 – BIPP Towergate Camerasure Fine Art Photography - Student - Merit

2013 - LPA Lisa Pritchard Agency Challenge - 2nd

2012 - BIPP UK - Student Photographer 2012 - Runner up
2012 - BIPP UK - Stevenson Award - 1st
2012 - BIPP UK - Stevenson Award - 3 x Merits

2012 - BIPP Scotland - Portraiture, Student - 3rd place
2012 - BIPP Scotland Photojournalism, Student - 2nd place

2011 - BIPP Scotland Advertising & Fashion, Student - 2nd place

2010 - National Trust Scotland: Biodiversity Campaign - 2nd place Read Less
2015 - Retina International Photography Festival - Urbane Art Gallery - August
2014 - Freja Designer Couture - Edinburgh - November
2014 - Beauté Aviaire by Lee Howell, Fashionscape Europe, Oslo - September
2014 - Beauté Aviaire by Lee Howell, Fashionscape Europe, Edinburgh - August
2014 - RETINA International Photo… Read More
2015 - Retina International Photography Festival - Urbane Art Gallery - August
2014 - Freja Designer Couture - Edinburgh - November
2014 - Beauté Aviaire by Lee Howell, Fashionscape Europe, Oslo - September
2014 - Beauté Aviaire by Lee Howell, Fashionscape Europe, Edinburgh - August
2014 - RETINA International Photography Festival: New Fashion Photographers Creative Ex - Edinburgh - July
2014 - RETINA International Photography Festival: Emerging Talent - Harvey Nichols, Edinburgh - July
2014 - Freefall collection - WhyNot? Scotland, April - August
2013 - Writers Pictures - Traverse Fifty - Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh - October
2013 - Free Range, Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London
2013 - Exposed 13, Out of the Blue, Edinburgh - June
2013 - Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh - March
2013 - La Culture Parisienne - Brass & Copper, Edinburgh - January
2012 - Exposed 12, Out of the Blue, Edinburgh - June
2012 - Chambre des Métiers et de l'Artisanat de la Seine-Saint Denis, Paris - May
2011 - National Trust Scotland Biodiversity Campaign, Royal Zooalogical Society of Scotland - Summer Read Less
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