Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Adelaide Hanscom Leeson

Monday’s Photography Inspiration – Adelaide Hanscom Leeson

The American photographer and artist Adelaide Hanscom Leeson was born 25 November 1875. Adelaide began her career in the “traditional arts” and in the 1890s studied painting with local artists and design at the University of California. Between 1892 and 1900 she contributed her still lifes in pastel, crayon, oil and watercolours to the exhibits [...]

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 [...]