Sophie Ellen Lachowycz • Suffolk / London, UK •

Sophie Ellen is an award winning fashion and portrait photographer, published and exhibited internationally.
Her work utilises a feminine aesthetic, inspired by unique beauty and strength. With a meticulous eye for detail, her work is experimental across digital, analogue and polaroid imagery. Working within womenswear, Sophie builds connections with subjects and teams; generating creative imagery for fashion editorial, look book, campaign and portraiture. Parallel to her commercial work, Sophie executes personal projects fusing her fashion aesthetic and personal stories.

Alongside her professional practice; Sophie is a lecturer in photography and fashion communication. Her teaching experience spans across further and higher education, as a visiting lecturer and course director.

Clients:   The Photographers' Gallery / Curated Hair / Delores Daywear / FABLETICS & Feels Be Discovered / Tuğcan Dökmen / VAE Hair / Drop Dead Clothing / Sandra Reynolds / Workhouse (Clothing & Accessories) / Olympus UK / Yelena Buck Lingerie

Publications:   Der Grief / Too Tired Project / SHOTS Magazine / A.R.T Magazine / Aeonian Magazine / FotoNostrum Magazine / Uncertain States / Mote Paper (cover) / Design Scene / Liike Magazine / Sister Magazine / BLK CLR Magazine (cover) / Bricks Magazine x3 (cover x1) / Stories Collective x3 / In Clover Magazine / Material Girl Magazine / Satellite Journal / Haunt Magazine / ZEUM Magazine / Olympus Magazine / #Photography Magazine / Practical Photography Magazine (Interview) / Bowens Litebook (Interview)

Awards / Exhibitions:
Procreate Project Archive: Jack Arts / Build Hollywood digital display, Holland Park
Barcelona Foto Biennale of Fine Art & Documentary Photography, FotoNostrum Gallery, Barcelona
'Portrait of Britain' shortlist, The British Journal of Photography
Grant for Analogue Photography awarded by the Richard and Siobhan Coward Foundation
Alternative Processes category series Winner, 20th Pollux Awards
'Open 23/24' Shutter Hub, Art at the ARB, Cambridge University 
Women Seen By Women category series Winner, 18th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards
Advertising / Fashion category series Winner, 18th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards
The Luupe, 2023 Visions of Motherhood
'Hired Hands', LCH, The Apex Gallery 
British Photography Awards, Fine Art Category - Shortlist
Royal Photographic Society's 164th International Print Exhibition - Shortlist
Alternative Processes category Honourable Mention, 19th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards
Nude & Figure category Honourable Mention, 19th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards
YEARBOOK 2022, Shutter Hub online 
'Pause For Thought' Original Magazine & Art At Work, Norwich
'Your Body Belongs To You' Shutter Hub, Les Alizes, France
YEARBOOK 2020, Shutter Hub online 
'SALON19' Members show at PhotoFusion, one of four artists chosen to be awarded an additional group exhibition
'Portrait Salon 19', exhibited at Royal Photographic Society and Photo North Festival
'Portrait of Britain' winner, The British Journal of Photography & JCDecaux (nationwide)
'Time To Think' Shutter Hub, Festival Pil'Ours, France
'Representation on the Line: (un)Framing our Identities' Hundred Heroines for The Royal Photographic Society, Chelsea, London. Phase 1 (1 of 24 photographers) for Photo London; Phase 2 (1 of 89 photographers) for Kensington & Chelsea Art Weekend
'Everything I Ever Learnt' Shutter Hub, Art at the ARB, Cambridge University
209 Women, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool 
209 Women, Portcullis House; Houses of Parliament, London
'Tears for Murphy' collaboration, Doomed Gallery, London
Royal Photographic Society's 156th International Print Exhibition (touring)
Clothes Show Live's Young Fashion Photographer of the Year Finalist

Portrait of Britain Volume 5, published by Hoxton Mini Press
209 Women, published by Blue Coat Press
Portrait of Britain Volume 2, published by Hoxton Mini Press

Other:   BBC Radio Suffolk Interview / 'Best Of' Photo Vogue by Vogue Italia (including 'Photo of the Day') / 209 Women project published in: The Times, BBC News, Harper's Bazaar, The Guardian, British Journal of Photography, Stylist, Evening Standard, Oh Comely, Hunger TV  / Artist talk(s) at Norwich University of the Arts, PhotoFusion, University of Cambridge and The Photographers' Gallery / Images Displayed at London Fashion Week and Paris Fashion Week / Pro Photographer Loan of Olympus camera equipment

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