Yelena Yemchuk is a talented photographer, filmmaker, painter and visual artist. Yelena was born in Kiev, and immigrated to the United States with her parents, an athlete and a teacher when she was eleven. She studied at Parsons School of Design in New York and Art Center in Pasadena. Elena She became interested in photography when her father gave her a 35 mm Minolta camera for her fourteenth birthday. Yemchuk shoots a lot of fashion, editorial and commercial photography.

Her photographs have appeared in the New Yorker, Another Magazine, ID, Dazed & Confused, and Italian, British and Japanese Vogue and her paintings and photographs have been exhibited around the world.