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JasonPB (Jason Parnell-Brookes) is an internationally award-winning photographer, educator and writer based in Frome, UK. A qualified teacher and Master’s graduate, Jason was Highly Commended in the Mammal Society Photographer of the Year Awards 2013 before being named Digital Photographer of the Year 2014 for his macro work and winning the Gold Prize award for his portraiture in the Nikon Photo Contest International 2018-19, one of the world’s biggest photography competitions. His wealth of academic and real-world experience in a variety of photographic disciplines makes Jason the perfect photography educator, able to talk authoritatively on multiple subjects, as he did at The Photography Show 2017.

In his decade-long career Jason has worked for big fashion brands like Superdry and Tu Sainsbury’s as both a photographer and retoucher. After many years in the fashion world he moved to publishing as an editorial photographer for multiple magazines including Prog Rock and Digital Photographer. He was a photographic adviser and writer for World of Animals, and became Technique Editor on N-Photo magazine where he worked for four years. He now contributes to web giants like Techradar and CreativeBloq. Jason also interviews Canon ambassadors for the Canon Europe website and is a guest trainer for Nikon School UK. He’s also shot and written advertising campaigns for London Camera Exchange and MPB. Jason has literally written the book on Nikon, Canon and Sony camera systems (e.g. The Nikon Handbook, The Sony Camera Book etc); and is a dab-hand at image editing having contributed to bookazines such as Teach Yourself Lightroom and Teach Yourself Photoshop.

Having had the rare opportunity to shoot in a number of disciplines from fashion to portraiture, landscape to astrophotography and wildlife, Jason’s greatest strength is his ability to produce high quality work in a variety of photographic genres. He is known for his fun, relaxed and informative approach to photography and quickly puts others at ease. For quotes, advice or more information, contact Jason here or message him directly at: info@jasonpb.com


A really amazing afternoon/evening spent with Jason Parnell-Brookes. I came away with some amazing shots, and can honestly say this class was great.
- Elly R. (Fire Poi Workshop)


Jason is one of the most knowledgeable photographers you'll ever meet. His experience in difficult shooting situations really shone through when he came up with simple creative solutions to achieve the results we wanted. He's also a very friendly person to be around!
- Dave W.

I had the most amazing trip with Jase to photograph in Slovenia. Jase was a brilliant host and amazing tutor. Full of hands on tips and techniques which really made the trip enjoyable and productive. Absolutely fab.
- Matt M.

Jason is a great instructor and very accommodating during his workshops - both in terms of offering expert advice, and listening to what you want to get out of the workshop. His broad knowledge of cameras combined with his clear passion and love of his profession shines through, making for an exceptionally enjoyable experience!

- Tom B.