Elle Hanley's Surreal Compositions Are Outside of Time

By: Vasiliki Marapas - Oct 24, 2014
References: ellehanleyphotographyrbonmade & beautifuldecay
Seattle-based fine art photographer Elle Hanley's work follows a narrative that is rooted in fantasy.

Since her initial attraction to self-portraiture, Hanley has ventured into the world of fashion photography and conceptual portraits. Her latest body of work is exceptionally surreal; it exists outside of the limitations of time or place, giving it an enduring, ageless quality. The photographs look as though they could have been taken 50 years in the past or future.

Hanley is fascinated by nature and our interaction with it. Her work is often shot outside and features her subject's connecting with nature in a simple and honest way. Though dreamy and surreal, Hanley's work is also deeply personal, a quality that will resonate with viewers.