Jill Kennington

Jill Kennington had a Lincolnshire childhood and enjoyed a freedom with the landscape that inspired her on a journey through images and photography.

Jill was one of the biggest models of the 1960s appearing in many of the top publications both in Britain and abroad.
She worked closely with Photographer John Cowen to bring a new dynamism to fashion photography that was considered groundbreaking at the time.

The list of photographers she worked with throughout the 1960s and 1970s includes; Norman Parkingson, David Bailey, Patrick Lichfield, Terence Donovan, Duffy, Helmut Newton, Jeanloup Sieff, Richard Avedon, William Klein, Bob Richardson to name just a few.

Since 1980 Jill has built a career as photographer in her own right taking commisions of people young and old in various locations all over England, whilst raising two daughters and living the family life.

With her ongoing attitude to art, quality and honesty over commercialism, Jill works from the heart and soul with her commissioned portraits and landscape collections continually building.

The National Portrait Gallery have a body of her work in their permanent collection and she is often asked to participate in lectures, TV documentaries and radio shows regarding her photographic work both sides of the camera.