Elaine Constantine is a photographer with a broad range of practice, spanning from fashion imagery and directing commercials and pop videos to documentary projects. Since 1993 she has worked predominantly for The Face, Arena Homme Plus and Italian and American Vogue. Constantine's work has featured in a number of exhibitions and she won a prize at the 1998 John Kobal Foundation Portrait Awards. Constantine was awarded the Royal Photographic Society’s Terence Donovan award in 2005. In 2012, Constantine shot her first feature film, Northern Soul. Written and directed by Constantine, the film tells the story of two Lancashire teenagers who’s lives are changed by the Northern Soul scene. The film went on to be released through Universal in 2014 and was nominated for BAFTA’s Outstanding Debut award. The film also won the 2015 NME Awards Film of the Year. Constantine continues to shoot fashion for Flair and Vogue.
- Jam Tokyo-London, The Barbican, London, 2001
- Galerie 213, Paris, 1998
- Imperfect Beauty, V&A, London, 1998
- Look at Me, The Kunsthalle, Rotterdam, 1998