Why are you creative? Your opinion and input required

Lately I've been struggling to answer this question lately. They are many reasons as to why. I've always praised myself on being self motivated but lately my inspiration along with my motivation have simply dwindled. Since then, I've been asking myself why am I creative? I've never thought of myself as a creative before I [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Jessie Tarbox Beals

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Jessie Tarbox Beals

Jessie Tarbox Beals was an American photographer who was one of the first women in the United States to have a career as a photojournalist. Born 23 December 1870 in in Hamilton, Ontario,Jessie Tarbox Beals first trained as a teacher. She subsequently moved to Williamsburg, Massachusetts, at age 18 to make her living as a [...]

Monday’s photography Inspiration – Frances Benjamin Johnston

Monday’s photography Inspiration – Frances Benjamin Johnston

Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864-1952) was born during the American Civil War. Her  career as a photographer began with portrait, news, and documentary work then turned to a focus on contemporary architecture and gardens, culminating in a survey of historic buildings in the southern United States. In the 1880s, Johnston studied art in Paris and then [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Marianne Breslauer

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Marianne Breslauer

Marianne Breslauer was a German photographer born the 20th of November 1909. Born into a liberal Prussian family in Berlin, she studied photography from 1927 to 1929. She then moved to Paris and worked with Man Ray. In 1930, she joined the Ullstein photo studio in Berlin; its director at the time being Elsbeth Heddenhausen. [...]

Mondays’s Photography Inspiration – Mathew B. BRADY

Mondays’s Photography Inspiration – Mathew B. BRADY

Mathew B. Brady was a well-known 19th-century American photographer who was celebrated for his portraits of politicians and his photographs of the American Civil War. Brady came to New York City at age sixteen; by age seventeen he became a student of photography. After training with the artist William Page and the artist and inventor Samuel F.B. Morse, Brady [...]

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Auguste and Louis Lumiere

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Auguste and Louis Lumiere

As sons of a photographic equipment manufacturer and supplier, Auguste and Louis were constantly surrounded by photography and art and developed an intelligence for technology at an early age. Born in Besançon, France, Auguste (born October 19, 1862) and Louis (born October 5, 1864) moved to Lyon, France in 1870 and attended La Martiniere, the [...]