Eric van den Elsen’s work is characterized by a natural liveliness and cinematic style, yet pose-free and beyond the expected, giving rise to imagery of realness and a natural kind of beauty. Following his early interests in music and street photography from the 1970’s, he studied photography at The Royal Academy in The Hague. His projects have since taken him to a lot countries, fostering a fascination with diverse cultures that lends a unique international perspective to his work. His open-mindedness and love for strong collaborations make him a wonderful teamplayer. Eric van den Elsen’s quest for creating beauty and comfort of working on elaborate locations has led to a long track of fashion assignments for JAN Magazine, Marie Claire and fashion labels throughout the world.