Elisabeth Caren is an editorial, advertising and fine art photographer based in Los Angeles, her home town. Elisabeth incorporates her lifelong passion for the dramatic arts into her visual art practice, making cinematic narratives and theatrical portraits in addition to her advertising commissions.
Elisabeth started her career as a unit stills photographer on set for film and television as well as entertainment reportage for the Associated Press. She is a current member of the International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600 as well as being a board member of American Photographic Artists (APA) LA, for which she created and produced the APA LA Women In Photography panel events.
Elisabeth earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre and Film Studies magna cum laude from Boston University College of Fine Arts. Prior to photography, Elisabeth’s first career was in the entertainment industry working in film development for acclaimed filmmakers Barry Sonnenfeld, David Friendly and Kathryn Bigelow. Elisabeth’s ten years of experience in the entertainment industry and particularly in public relations and marketing, has given her tremendous insight into her clients' photographic needs.
When not behind the lens, Elisabeth is usually playing super heroes with her 3 year old son and rescue shih-poo.