The Photographic Journal

In The Beginning

Essay 222 • Nov 17th 2017

A story of a new mother starting again. Learning a new life, a beautiful life but stuck in the mundane of the everyday. Everything around her is peaceful and serene but she feels the guilt of needing more.


Jill Beth Hannes was born in Hawaii. She graduated from the Academy of Art University with a BFA in Photography. Recently, she was shortlisted for the Next Photographer award from D&AD. She is living and working in Los Angeles. Currently, she is working on a number of short films and a photographic series with her creative partners Duplicity Studios.

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