Allen Henson is an American Editorial Fashion photographer and filmmaker. Born in 1984, he was raised in Oklahoma before enlisting in the US Army. He proudly served with the 22nd Infantry Regiment, conducting two tours in Iraq during his tenure. A self trained photographer, he now finds himself on the forefront of Fashion focused battlefields.
A respected and sought after industry leader, Allen has lectured on his chosen trade at Rice University, Elite Fashion Academy, the Chelsea School of Art and Design in London as well as Franz Tamayo in Bolivia. He currently has studios in both New York City and Los Angeles, traveling frequently to London and South America for Ad campaigns.
Allen Henson is known for controversial layouts by incorporating social standards and politics into his Fashion shoots. This has earned him recognition as a “younger Steven Meisel” by industry professionals. He has an innate ability to create a complex narrative filled with sensuality and surrealism, then capture those provocative moments on camera.
While he resides in New York, he travels the world frequently for work and personal exploration. Henson is Agency approved and his CV includes working with Ford, Next, Photogenics, Select, Premier, Elite and Wilhelmina. Henson’s work has been published in Z!NK Magazine, The Fashionisto, Vogue, Papercut Magazine, Nu-Mode, Runway Magazine; his portfolios can be viewed at www.allenhenson.com