Jonathan Newton is a photographer with over 12 years experience, combined with an additional 7 years experience in broadcast television. His passion in lens-art has lead to an ever growing career and his way of making people feel relaxed and comfortable in front of the camera is second to none. During his time he has photographed real estate for some of the most classy and elite properties in Melbourne and has built up a substantial portfolio and passion for glamour photography too. He always brings joy and a light hearted attitude to his work and always delivers over and above a clients expectations.
I love playing with light and I love working with people. Taking what many could consider a bland location or subject and turning it into a stunning image really gets me going. I've always been highly creative and playing with light and subject is one of the most creative challenges for me.
What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?
I like to think that every shoot is special; special for the clients who have booked them. I create a fun and relaxing environment and I make them extra special by really making people relax in front of the camera. When a person is relaxed and happy then they come to life through the lens and really that's the biggest part of my job. I could take the most technically beautiful photographs around, however if the subject doesn't like how they look and feel in the image then everything has been for nothing. It's vital to make each and every person feel comfortable and happy.
Awards, honors, and recognitions received
Most creative portrait. 2016 - ILAA
A fun fact about this photographer
In my spare time I'm a standup comedian and regularly perform across Melbourne in comedy rooms and the comedy festival. Search YouTube for 'the WTF comedy show'. I love to make people laugh; life's too mysterious to take too serious!