polaroid by ken yu

polaroid by ken yu

hi! i'm ellen.

i'm in love with pictures. 

Ellen Belle Hansen is a portrait and documentary photographer. Starting at the age of 15 in the school darkroom and with her parent’s 35mm cameras, she discovered her intense love for capturing moments and hasn’t stopped since. She draws inspiration from golden light, clean lines, and quirky expressions, with a goal to explore light and the human condition.

Based in Boise, Idaho + available worldwide

Currently available for
look-books | advertising | portraits + headshots | artist + model portfolios
+ the senior portrait experience, found here.

Inquire using the button below or reach out directly to hello@ellenhansen.com.


what's in my bag?


sony a7rii | sigma 35mm and 50mm art series for Canon | metabones adapter | Canon 6D for backup

studio: Profoto b1 and b1X | 5 ft photek softlighter
savage seamless paper packdrops | custom canvas backdop by Kate Woodman

more exciting version of this page + FAQ from photographers
education + reviews
coming...eventually!