Monique Eller is a Dutch artist and photographer who specializes in portrait and still life photography.
She captures her subjects in a seventeenth century inspired manner, with a contemporary twist. This can create a somewhat disruptive, often provocative impression of her work. Due to this, Eller’s images warrant endless observation, keeping the audience mesmerized at all times. One could say that her collection reaches beyond just photographic aesthetics, it forcing you to discover elements that go beyond the realm of the arts.
Her portraits and still life photography often visualize the vanity and transience of earthly existence. She often adopts a strong contrast between dark and light to emphasize and intensify this chosen subject matter. One could say that her Talent is of such a calibre that it intensifies your perception, emotions and awareness.