Allen Henson is an editorial 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 several tours in Iraq during his tenure. A producer and self trained photographer / filmmaker, he now finds himself on the forefront of an editorially focused battlefield.
Allen Henson is known for controversial layouts by incorporating social standards and politics into his Fashion shoots. 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 frequently for work and personal exploration. Henson is Agency approved and his CV includes working with most agencies; Ford, New York Models, Photogenics, Select, Premier, Elite, Wilhelmina etc. Henson’s work has been widely published; to name a few Playboy, Vogue, Juxtapoz, Z!NK Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Kurv Magazine, The Fashionisto, Bambi Magazine, Papercut Magazine, Nu-Mode, Runway Magazine, L'Allures des Mots, Black & Grey; his portfolios can be viewed at allenhenson.nyc
Allen's extensive media coverage includes Fox News, USA Today, New York Times, ABC, NBC, The Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, LIFO, MIC, Playboy, Daily Mail UK, The New York Post, New York Daily News, The Gothamist, PetaPixel, Wired, SLR Lounge, The Young Turks, Tosh.0, to name a few as well as an array of international coverage.