Informed by a background in journalism and inspired by the lush landscapes of her native Pacific Northwest, Chantal Anderson’s images are inherently narrative, expanding on ideas with a sculptural and inquisitive eye.
KAMASI WASHINGTON FOR THE FADER
VOGUE , SWIMMERS IN EAST ICELAND
FLYING LOTUS FOR HUCK Magazine
NAOMI OSAKA FOR THE FINANCIAL TIMES
ANNA ST LOUIS, ALBUM COVER ‘IF ONLY THERE WAS A RIVER’
Chantal tells stories honoring the radiance of ordinary things, activating her images with an instinctual use of color, mood and tone, giving even her still images a cinematic quality.
PHOEBE DAHL for URBAN OUTFITTERS
JESS WILLIAMSON FOR MEXICAN SUMMER
ESBEN WEILE KJAER
Chantal doesn’t just take a photographs, she immerses herself in what she sees through her lens.
Her work and subjects are diverse— ranging from editorial portraiture to travel documentary projects and lifestyle commissions.
MEXICO CITY FOR BELVEDERE
MAXIMUS OPPENHEIMER FOR i-D
MEL CASELAS AYER
JESSICA KOSLOW AT SQIRL FOR CALIFORNIA SUNDAY
BRIT BENNETT FOR VOGUE
Her projects have taken her to Eastern Europe, Eritrea, and Iceland where she’s collaborated with Yves Saint Laurent, i-D, Vogue, and Dazed among others.
For her project ‘New Myths’ she became one of the locals – in a remote Icelandic community in the East Fjords – to shed light on a people who bring myths to life in the most beautiful surroundings.
FIRE SEASON IN POLSON, MONTANA
Her ability to translate a story or mood in her images has now also led her into the fashion industry.
She was listed as one of PDN’s “30 Photographer’s to watch” in 2019 and shortlisted for Art Director Club’s Young Guns Award.
WILLIAM TYLER ‘GOES WEST’
RAUL DIAZ FOR URBAN OUTFITTERS
SIENNA BROWN FOR CALIFORNIA SUNDAY
KEVIN MORBY FOR VOGUE
CAROLYN MURPHY AT HOME FOR VOGUE
Chantal’s short documentary on David LaChapelle, commissioned by Nowness, will be this year an official selection of the International Festival of Films on Art in Montréal.
In 2017, Fashion Film Festival Milano and Vogue Italia commissioned her to write and direct a short film called “Lilies”.
Her film “Migratory,” won best cinematography at the Fashion Film Festival Milano in 2016.
DAVID LACHAPELLE DOCUMENTARY
NADASURF, ALBUM COVER ‘YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE’