Photographer and Photo Artist
Marius Els is a London based photographer and artist. He uses a mixture of his own photography and stock images to illustrate and express his creativity in a surreal and theatrical way by using various digital photo manipulation techniques. Marius’s photo illustrations are rich in detail with poignant story telling.
His creative career started at a young age when he commenced training in classical ballet at the age of 6 and then continued dancing professionally, dancing many soloist and principle roles with ballet companies. After retiring as principal dancer from London City Ballet, he started exploring a new creative outlet in photography and New Media Art.
Since starting his photo art journey he has taken part in several exhibition with London Light House gallery, The Arts Project, Espacio Gallery and the annual Loudest Whispers exhibition.
Marius is also an enthusiastic student of the renowned Photo Artistry courses by Sebastian Michaels and continues to learn and expand his knowledge in this digital art form, exploring new and exciting ways to express his creativity.