Ellen von Unwerth, 60, born in Germany, is a former 10-year fashion model who switched career positions to become a photographer and director. She quickly rose to fame in the 90s with her advertising work with GUESS jeans, photographing famous models like Claudia Schiffer and the late Anna Nicole Smith. She is now one of the most famous photographers in the fashion industry. She focuses on fashion, editorial, and advertising photography with an emphasis in erotic femininity.
She has been published in top magazines such as Vogue, GQ, Vanity Fair, Arena, and so many more. She also received the first place award at the International Festival for Fashion Photography in 1991.
Unwerth has photographed album covers for pop icons such as Beyonce, Janet Jackson, Rihanna, Britney Spears, and Christina Aguilera.
Her website is currently unavailable but, she is very popular on Instagram – check her out: http://instagram.com/ellenvonunwerth
– Garrett Whaley