“I believe the art of photography is the art of being able to capture the natural moment and keeping the spontaneity and emotions.”
Of Dutch descent and born in Bombay, India, Franciska Rauwenhoff is a freelance photographer with over 20 years experience. She began her career as a Fashion Model. When she was 18 she started photography whilst living, working and training in Paris, Milan, New York, Germany and Tokyo as a Model / Photographer.
Later moving to Australia, Franciska decided to settle down and work mainly as a Photographer for advertising and advertorial. She also discovered a passion for portrait and lifestyle photography.
FRANCISKA’S PORTFOLIO TODAY INCLUDES
Bonds for Kids
Surf Dive & Ski
Pump Water Bottle
Valeska Design Jewels
Rivet Gadgets for mobile
Camilla Caftans Book of Love
Muther of All Things Swimwear
…and other overseas magazines.
Australian Parents Magazine
Gardening Australia with Peter Cundell
Professional Beauty Magazine with Tahyna Tozzi
FRANCISKA’S WORK AND STUDY HISTORY
1981 – 1985
MAVO College in Holland
1985 – 1986
Albuquerque New Mexico College
1986 – 1988
Ecole Tunon: Marketing, Economics, Public Relations, The Hague Holland
1988 – 1989
Universite de Sorbonne: French studies
1988 – 1996
Modelling career with Elite World Wide and Priscillas Model Management
Photographic Studies: 10 week intensive course: Marco Bok
Settled in Australia and joined Names Photographic Agency and worked as a full time Photographer
Started Jaffa Management Representing Franciska Rauwenhoff (Photography) and JayJay Rauwenhoff (Hair and Makeup) managed by Rosemaryn Wetzel
Jaffa Management Managed by Rose Wetzel for Franciska Rauwenhoff (Photography), JayJay Rauwenhoff (Hair and Makeup) and Querine v Nispen (Styling)
Jaffa Management joined with the People Agency, managed by Sara Langham
2007 – 2008
Franciska opened her own agency called The Beauty Shot Management and became co-owner of The Star One Academy.
Franciska Created her own Design Company for Interior Design Designing over 15 Different Places around Australia.
Franciska Created her own Jewellry brand called ZAZACULTURE while she is still busy Photographing and Designing Interiors.