The Photographic Journal

When Life Gives You Lemons

Essay 321 • Aug 10th 2018

This series is mainly a focus on color theory. Women are my favorite subject to take photos of and when I saw Hanno, she exuded grace and strength. A lot of my photography is very personal and that sometimes results in very dark and moody imagery. In an effort to still use the medium as a form of catharsis, I decided brighter and ethereal settings should be my inspiration going forward.


Hannah Lavenburg
I’m a 29 year old film photographer, graphic designer and art director working at Lee Jeans. I’m from Kansas City, MO and have grown up taking photos to study myself and the world around me. Human behavior has always fascinated me and I enjoy creating images that feel like you’re in an alternate reality.

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