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 AmericanVogue.
Constantine's work has featured in a number of exhibitions and she won a prize at the 1998 John Kobal Foundation Portrait Awards. She was awarded the Royal Photographic Society’s Terence Donovan award in 2005. Her work has been exhibited at the V&A, the Barbican, Tate Britain, the National Portrait Gallery and the Kunsthalle, Rotterdam.
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, was nominated for BAFTA’s Outstanding Debut award and won the 2015 NME Awards Film of the Year.
Constantine continues to shoot fashion for publications including the New York Times, Beauty Papers, Flair and Vogue and brands including Nike, MSGM and Gucci.