Eleanor Leonne Bennett has been winning awards for art and photography since the age of 12. Her photography has been recognized by prestigious institutions such as National Geographic and has even been chosen by Microsoft on the Windows 7 dynamic themes platform.
Her work has been consistently exhibited nationally and internationally since the age of 13 with many dates to come in the next year with charity The Photographic Angle.
Her photography is minimalist in all forms, including using inexpensive camera gear. To edit her photos she utilizes free software. Eleanor believes in getting it right in camera the first time, to minimize post processing. She’s proof that you don’t need fancy equipment or editing tools to create stunning works of art.
In this interview she discusses her photography process, her cover art work, her involvement in poetry and helping other young artists, and her inspirations.