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Elissar Khalek

Elissar Khalek



Elissar has been chasing butterflies and sunsets since childhood, with a restless passion for catching beauty in its purest form. Through photography, Elissar aims to freeze, capture, and share the endless wonder of nature — that simultaneously invigorating and calming sense of wonder — with the world. “I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, "This is what it is to be happy.” ― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar Purchase prints. Purchase stock photos. For events or portrait sessions in the DC area, request a quote. © All rights reserved

one person's weed is another person's wildflower

Published April 30th, 2012

I went to take a photo or two of a dandelion seed head and ended up spending an hour with several of them, captivated by their delicate seed parachutes, sparkling in the sunlight.

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Stop the Machine

Published March 7th, 2012

On October 6th, 2011, thousands protested the corporate takeover of the American government and marked the beginning of the occupation of Freedom Plaza in Washington DC.

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