Commercial photographer and creative retoucher Lee Howell is based in Edinburgh UK, specialising in advertising and contemporary editorial portraiture.
Equally at home working out on location and in the studio, his work is distinctive and unique in style, producing strong, vivid imagery, using a combination of photographic capture and postproduction to achieve his trademark style.
No stranger to success his talent has already won him numerous awards over the past few years in the categories of advertising, fashion and portraiture, receiving acclaim in 2013 for winning Gold at the Towergate Fine Art Awards with his image 'Twins of Red Riding' .
His is image 'False Advertising' was awarded 3rd place in the Prestigious IPA Awards 2013, in the category of Advertising, along with three honourable mentions in the categories of Portraiture, Fashion and Beauty.
Last year, after graduating in a BA in Professional Photography, Lee was awarded his Associateship into the British Institute of professional Photography, securing BIPP Best Student Portfolio 2013.
More recently Lee was awarded Scottish Professional Photographer of the year 2014.
Adobe recently recognised Lee’s work, naming him as one of their 'New Creatives', featuring his recent TRIBE project on the front of their Adobe Inspire Magazine, using his TRIBE images to launch the New Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 on Photoshop.com & their new Behance Wallpaper App in the Apple store
International interest in Lee Howell’s photography has seen him recently join Team Bowens, one of the industries key photographic lighting suppliers, as an advocate photographer, as well as being asked to talk about his work in Rome & Milan as part of the Creative ProShow team.
Recent projects have featured extensively on leading photography online recourses such as SLR lounge and Phlearn, his website now regularly receives in excess of 130,000+ page views a month,