Ellen von Unwerth is a German photographer and director.
In addition to her career as fashion photographer, filmmaker and video director,her work has been collected in numerous books and two photo-novellas.
After a decade as a fashion model, von Unwerth brought a first-hand
knowledge of the kinetic energy of fashion photo shoots to the creation of her own photographs.
Von Unwerth has also ventured into directing short films for various clients like Dior, Azzedine Alaïa and Katherine Hamnett, Guess and commercials for Guerlain, Clinique, Revlon, Victoria’s Secret, Cacharel and a range of music videos.