Friday, February 25, 2011

Vivian Maier

I have been really inspired this week by the work of street photographer/nanny, Vivian Maier.
She lived in the mid 1900's, but never showed anyone her work. It was discovered by this guy who bought a box of her undeveloped film. Watch the story:

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It is breath-taking and fascinating to see a story in each photograph. I think this is one thing that can really make someone a great photographer. It's also fascinating that the film was undeveloped. She must have been very talented in the technical side of photography, especially with film, knowing what settings to get the amazing shots she was able to get. It has been very inspirational to me and I hope to play around with some street photography in the near future.

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