Before moving to London in 2005, Elisha studied photography in Berlin. She is half English and half German. After graduating, she worked as a freelance photographer and contributor for several international fashion magazines like Bon, 032.c, Another and Dazed & Confused. Parallel to her career as a photographer, Elisha started experimenting with moving image, and in 2009 she crossed over into the world of fashion films and music videos.

Her short film ‘I Want Muscle’ won the MK2 Grand Prix in Diane Pernet’s prestigious ASVOFF festival and was nominated for The London Design Museum’s Designs Of The Year Award alongside other nominees such as Commes Des Garçons, Louis Vuitton, and Prada.