Paul Elledge is a photographer and filmmaker whose clients include major advertising agencies, record companies and corporations. He has been honored with numerous national and international awards for work that is both individual and uncompromising.

Paul has photographed such celebrities as AC/DC, Billy Corgan, John Goodman, Jennifer Hudson, Ministry, Willie Nelson, Trent Reznor, Luciano Pavarotti and Oprah Winfrey, to name a few.

His work has appeared worldwide in galleries and museums, and has been published in such publications as Audubon, Fast Company, Life, Men's Health, National Geographic, People, Rolling Stone, Time, and Wired among others. Paul’s book Luna, Bella Luna chronicles the people of Vesale, Italy, and he has also collaborated on several books with chef Charlie Trotter and Chef Rick Bayless. In addition to photography, he has directed music videos and television commercials.

Paul's interests outside of image making include vintage motorcycles, all things Italian, music and expressions of creativity.

Paul’s website are: www.paulelledge.com , www.lunabellaluna.com and www.iphoneonceaday.com


  • American Photography
  • Advertising Photographers of America Award
  • A.R. 100 & A.R. 100 Best Photography Award
  • Archive’s 200 Best
  • Black Book Award
  • Black & White Spider Award
  • British Design & Art Direction Award
  • Communication Arts Photographic & Design Annual
  • DESI Award
  • Graphis Photographic Annual
  • James Beard Award for Best Photography
  • L.A. Directors Club
  • Lucie Award
  • Mead Annual Report Award
  • PDN Magazine Award for Advertising Photography
  • PDN Self Promotion Award
  • Print Magazine Annual
  • RIAA Gold & Platinum Record Award
  • RX Club
  • SIU Cinema & Photography Alumni Recognition Award
  • Society of Publication Designers Award
  • Studio Magazine Award
  • The Art Directors Club Award


Ad Agencies:
Abelson Taylor, Arc Worldwide, BBDO NY, CDM New York, CAHG, DDB Chicago, DraftFCB, Fallon, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, Laughlin Constable, Leo Burnett, Mobium, MRM, Noble, Ogilvy & Mather, Publicis, Remedy

Design Firms:
Addison Design, Froeter Design, Inc., 50,000 Feet, IA Collaborative, Lowercase, Inc., Mackenzie Brown Design, Sequel Studios, Pentagram, VSA Partners

Corporations and Clients:
Abbott Laboratories, Alcon, Allstate, Amgen, Axiom, Bank of America, Baxter, Caterpillar, Chase Bank, Country Financial, Coca Cola, Coors, General Motors, GlaxoSmithKline, Harley Davdison, Harvard Business School, IBM, Kimberly Clark, Maytag, McDonald’s, Midas, Motorola, Pepsico, Proctor & Gamble, Quaker OatsReebok, SC Johnson, State Farm, Target, United Airlines

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