photos – Ashley Klassen
model – Ellie Schneider
Inspired by the land that Ellie works on and explores daily, photographer Ashley Klassen traveled to capture Ellie in her element, just north of Algonquin National Park in Ontario, Canada.
Ashley is a self-taught photographer based in Toronto. Photography became an extension of her artistic expression following her performance career in theatre and opera.
Deeply influenced by her desire to communicate through characterization and emotion, she expresses sensual beauty, vulnerability, and honest feelings; a feminine hedonism weaved within a modern bohème aesthetic. Photographing and art directing soulful creatives, entrepreneurs, mothers, and lovers in addition to her specialty, female portraiture.