She has completed her studies in the piano conservatory, mathematics teacher training and artistic therapy in music. She worked as a mathematics teacher in a secondary school in Eindhoven for 11 years and in a piano practice at home. She is currently a full-time photographer and mother.
Elke has learned the technique of photography for a large part from her father. Together they have photographed quite a lot over the years. By following various masterclasses and workshops, she continues to develop in the field of photography.