Life means reflexion and learning every day. The sense of life is to create values for that day, we will pass by. Whatever it is? Our own development and our legacy is memory, responsibility and herritage for future generations.
Christian von der Eltz was born 1961 in North Germany. The studio-education he completes in a leading advertising photo-studio in Munich. (APS 1981). 1982 he was hired by the leading BMW Marketing-Agency, CHC, Munic. (CEO, Professor Dr. Wolf Dieter Herbst) The best Executive Creative Director he ever met in his life. Up today… ) He gave him the real professional education, rules, orientation and direction. He pushed him to study marketing commuication with diploma 1985. He  found and developed his talent and made all possible. It was the best, what could happen… After Prof. Dr. Wolf Dieter Herbst left BMW/CHC for healthy reasons, Christian von der Eltz changed to other leading 4A Advertising Agencies. Draft world wide, Mc Cann Erickson and Leo Burnett as a Consultant and later Creative Director. During this time he tooks the creative responsibility for a lot of international brand companies and their strategic and creative product launchs.Totally 10 years he works and moves on his way in Europe and USA. Exit
A Creative about Creativity…
1992 Christian von der Eltz returned from a one year goverment marketing project in Belize back to Germany. He found CEA and opened his first own Photo Studio. In this year Christian von der Eltz started to work independend as an Executive Creative Director and Photographer for international Hotel chains and brand companies in Europe, USA, Africa, Australia. 2014 he moved to Honkong and Shanghai. He opened another Studio and came deeply in touch with  Asian culture, with traditions and chinese Art. Espacially with portrait photography, which has in Asia another significance. He also became Guest Professor at the university for marketing communication and the University College for Art and Design in Shanghai.(visual comunication and Bauhaus Photography … “The new watching…“)
2017: 35 years experience … allows a new perspective on creative projects and another view in photography  And this view is reduced…and focussed …and…intensive… 2018: Christian von der Eltz plan interesting book projects and he opened the Gallery “Art Matters“ in Shanghai. “The passed time shows: Digital Media don`t produce values. They are important. Yes. But they are also like a fast food restaurant. I do it as a requirement. I live with it like with smartphones. People think it is the most important development from the last years. I don`t think so. However. I  follow another direction.“