Elaine Ellman

Illustrative Documentary Photographer
       
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Location: New York City
Nationality: American
Biography: Â Â Elaine makes no disticinction between projects and commissioned work which includes portraits, fashion (which she loves) and "cover it" assignments such as Ladies Rooms (for Metropolis). Her book, SPARKS Portraits 1985-1995 , includes... read on
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My interest in style was supported by my mother who, in her turn, was influenced by her paternal grandmother, a dressmaker. My great grandmother,after losing her husband in a Ukranian pogram, supported herself and her infant son as a dressmaker in New York.
Luckily, my mentor, Lisette Model, supported my appreciation of stylized imperfection.
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