Moments of Solitude, an ongoing personal series

Moments of Solitude Moments of Solitude is an ongoing personal photo series. I’m surprised I haven’t shared anything about this series yet. I’ve been working on it for some time now. A few years actually. Although there was a big pause somewhere in the middle. So, what is it about? Moments of solitude is a […]

art: Obscured Light Series

Obscured Light: a conceptual fine art series. Obscured Light is an experimental portrait series. In which I am working with obstructing the light as it reaches and records on the camera’s sensor. All images are made in camera without the help of post processing. Each image is a combination of calculated composition. As well as […]

Sunrise, snow capped mountains, desert superbloom by photographer Ella Sophie

Anza Borrego Superbloom Roadtrip

Anza-Borrego Superbloom Roadtrip In March of this year you may have heard about the amazing superbloom happening in the south west desert. Chris and I were itching for a camping trip and our 10 year anniversary was coming up. We decided to take a long weekend and go for an impromptu road trip. We left […]

Calm sunset sky, growing pains, personal growth. by Ella Sophie

Growing Pains, and a visit to Muir Beach

Growing pains… & a visit to Muir Beach Growing Pains, this seems to be the theme of 2017. Over and over the words growing pains are coming into my consciousness. In my business, the move and rebuild, the struggles, the pain is all a part of my long term growth. When I’m working on myself […]

6 months of traveling, and a new home!

So, I went MIA for a few months… and I thought it would be nice to try to squeeze all of what I did during that time into 1 little blog post! In December, I packed up my belongings in my apartment that I had called home in NYC for the past few years. With […]

Edible, she in consumable, conceptual art photography by Ella Sophie. Woman being fed grapes.

art: Edible | She is Consumable

Edible / She is Consumable art | Personal work by Ella Sophie, 2010 Edible / She is consumable is personal work created in 2010. It is a conceptual art series that comments on the consumption of women. I made this work to submit it as a part of my portfolio applications to Art/Photography BFA programs. […]

Model Zoe West poses for the Doll Collection. Photography by Ella Sophie.

art: The Doll Collection

The Doll Collection Personal series by Ella Sophie, 2011 The doll collection is photographic work focusing on the expectations of beauty forced onto women and girls. And how those expectations affect women and girls. According to society, girls play with dolls, and are thereby taught to fit into their gender role. Dolls focus on pretty dresses, […]

Bold boudoir portraits by San Francisco boudoir photographer Ella Sophie, Distorted Fishnets

art: Distorted Fishnets

Distorted Fishnets Conceptual photo series by Ella Sophie. Completed 2014 This is the Distorted Fishnets series. It was my Photography BFA thesis project for SVA. Throughout my work I’m examining my relationship with women and with myself. Through the lens of fashion & advertising I strive to show women as more than models and objects. […]