The Stolen Souls: Finding Ourselves in Vintage Photography

Photos and Story by Kristen Van Uden As the Twilight Zone proclaimed, “People are alike all over.” Nothing captures the truth of this statement – across time as well as space – so uniquely as vernacular photography. With the rising availability of affordable cameras in the early twentieth century, photography provided a new means of… Read More The Stolen Souls: Finding Ourselves in Vintage Photography

The Best of Both Arts: See Leah Nikolaou Fuse Flower Pressing and Embroidery into Masterpieces

Photos Courtesy of Leah Nikolau Pastimes of a more gentler nature might seem more straightforward, easy, and relaxed, or at least to the minds of the Victorians. Gathering a few picked flowers into a keepsake book perhaps, or adding fine finishing touches to a few linens may feel like classic domesticated pleasures of another time… Read More The Best of Both Arts: See Leah Nikolaou Fuse Flower Pressing and Embroidery into Masterpieces

The Beautiful Bygone of Jacki Geary’s Portraits

 These women are confident, classy and stylish. Even a bit mysterious. That’s how Jacki Geary would call her stunning portraits of early 20th Century women, staring back at their viewers defiantly and a bit with flirtation. Bringing to life the spirit of the 1920’s flapper through their gaze isn’t just the magic that Jacki Geary… Read More The Beautiful Bygone of Jacki Geary’s Portraits