Photograph in the style of Ellen Von Unwerth
Ellen von Unwerth, born in 1954, is a renowned German photographer who began her career as a fashion model before transitioning into fashion, editorial, and advertising photography. Born in Frankfurt and raised in Bavarian foster care systems, von Unwerth worked as a circus magician's assistant before embarking on a successful modeling career in Paris. Ellen discovered her passion for photography when her boyfriend gifted her a camera, leading to an impromptu photoshoot that marked the beginning of her new career path.
The style of Ellen Von Unwerth was featured in publications such as Vogue
Von Unwerth's work has been featured in publications such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, and Interview. Ellen has successfully published several photography books. She has also done promotional photography for Duran Duran and shot album covers for artists like Janet Jackson, Britney Spears, and Christina Aguilera. Her photography showcases women in enticing ways without objectifying them, emphasizing their strength, beauty, and self-assurance. In addition to photography, von Unwerth has directed short films, commercials, and music videos for various fashion designers and musicians.