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Jonathan Rowe

Programme Leader Photography

Jonathan Rowe


Jonathan worked extensively in the industry before moving into teaching. He has now been teaching photography at higher education level for more than a decade.

Expert In...

• Photography
• Critical studies

Courses I Teach

Qualifications and Accolades

• BA (Hons) Photography – 1996, B&FC
• PGCE – 2000, B&FC
• Masters with Distinction in Photography – 2016, MMU

Industry Background

I have been active in the industry since 1985, working in various areas of photography, including commercial, social and press. Since graduating in photography in 1996, I have developed a creative practice dealing with topics such as the mediation of nature and socially concerned practice: www.jrowephotography.co.uk

Professional Activities

I have been teaching in further and higher education at B&FC since 1997. I am a member of the Association of Photography in Higher Education (APHE) and am an active member of Redeye - The photography network.

Why B&FC?

The photography course is well known throughout the industry and has a track record of producing graduates who are capable of progressing within it.


“Art is not a mirror with which to reflect reality but a hammer with which to shape it.”
(L. Trotsky - 1924)