Viewfinder: Gilles Bensimon

Photographer and former International Creative Director of Elle Magazine Gilles Bensimon brings his world into focus.


He photographs celebrities and models (and was briefly married to one: Elle Macpherson), served as the International Creative Director of Elle magazine for two decades, has been name-dropped countless times on America’s Next Top Model, and in his latest exhibition, “Watercolour,” branched out into fine art photography. Now the Gilles Bensimon is sharing—exclusively with W—images of fleeting scenes that catch his eye.