polaroid by ken yu

polaroid by ken yu

hi! i'm ellen.

i'm in love with pictures. 

Ellen Belle Hansen is a portrait, commercial, and editorial photographer and photojournalist. Starting at the age of 15 in the middle school darkroom with her 35mm film camera, she discovered her intense love for capturing moments and hasn’t stopped since. She draws inspiration from captivating light, real feelings, and the incredible people in front of the lens, exploring the essence of life itself and the human condition.

Based in Boise, Idaho + Los Angeles

I LOVE to travel! available worldwide

Currently available for
portraits + headshots | branding imagery | artist + model portfolios | look-books | advertising | political and non profit campaigns
+ the senior portrait experience, found here.

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


NEW CLIENT INQUIRY FORM


what's in my bag?


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

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

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



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