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Elza Jo

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Elza Jo van Reenen is an established photographer and a graduate of the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague. She is known for her fun and eclectic photography far beyond the borders of the Netherlands. Over the years, Elza Jo has worked for brands such as Swarovski, H&M, Nike, Converse, MTV, and Levi’s and has gained quite the high-profile following having shot many leaders in music and fashion.

Looking at Elza Jo’s photographic style and raw approach, anyone could guess what her next step was going to be; to dive head first into the world of documentary. Known for her fierce, explosive and unique style, Elza Jo endeavours to keep telling stories in her very own way, which is all part of creating that special energy that can be found throughout all her work.

 

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Museumnacht

Museumnacht

Museumnacht's first ever film campaign invites you on a journey and exploration of the art of looking with Caroline Koning. Photography by Elza Jo

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Nike

Nike

Nike commissioned both Sophie & Elza to create the campaign around the new Air Max Jewell.

photography

i-D

i-D

Elza Jo is invited into the wonderful world of one of the most fascinating couples in art & fashion. Marte Mei and Max Daalhuizen.

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Jolene

Jolene

Jolene earns her money as a barmaid in a strip club, calls the AJAX hooligans family and has made some knotty choices. But she has a plan.

documentary

Glamcult

Glamcult

Elza Jo ups the volume and creates some seriously cool GIFs and images on location in Amsterdam's suburb "the Bijlmer" for Glamcult.

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Michaela de Prince

Michaela de Prince

Elza Jo shot ballet heroine Michaela de Prince for Das Magazin, the weekly supplement of Swiss newspaper Tagesanzeiger. Together at Elza’s home Amsterdam,

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CURRENT OBSESSION

CURRENT OBSESSION

Elza Jo is commissioned to create a series of GIFs featuring the Jewellery Nominees in "Talente'16 selectees" for Current Obsession.

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Tratlehner

Tratlehner

Elza Jo shot another tropical campaign for post streetwear label Trathlener. Read all about it on i-D.

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Glamcult

Glamcult

Elza Jo's uncanny GIFs have become a firm signature of our talented creative chameleon. This newest series for Glamcult has her explore Amsterdam's north.

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TNO x SMIB Fest

TNO x SMIB Fest

To set the mood ahead of TNO x SMIB's festival, Elza had the pleasure to shoot some raw and uncensored portraits featured on i-D, Vogue and more.

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i-D

i-D

i-D NL asked Elza Jo to create her signature GIFs and imagery to go alongside an interview with Christina Curry.

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Mirror Mirror

Mirror Mirror

Elza Jo shoots the cover and a spread for Mirror Mirror Magazine.

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Noisey

Noisey

Elza Jo goes backstage and catches the fun vibes with her even more fun GIFs!

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Tank Magazine movie GIFs

Tank Magazine movie GIFs

Elza Jo creates some majorly fun GIFs from a movie she initially created for Tank Magazine

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Glister

Glister

Elza Jo creates this beautiful ode to Amsterdam's Red Light District.

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Dazed & Confused

Dazed & Confused

Elza Jo shoots this editorial for Dazed & Confused which is not the first mention of our resident queen bee in the infamous magazine...

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I Love Fake

I Love Fake

Elza Jo shoots this mesmerising editorial for I Love Fake Magazine.

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Nylon MX

Nylon MX

Elza Jo joined London based stylist in creating this editorial for Nylon MX called Runaway Royalty which has a beautiful balance between fashion and art.

photography

Brakka van Balmain

Brakka van Balmain

Elza Jo's music video for enfant terrible of the Dutch rap scene Donnie, plus stills taken from this video that were shown at the Amsterdam Art Fair.

fiction, photography