A few months ago, I came across an article that was very interesting to me, because I love history, art, and vintage black and white photos. The article told the story of a women's belongings sold at an auction house, but very little was known about her and her life, except she had an amazing eye for photography! Since reading the article I searched on-line, and found a little bit more about this amazing street photographer... some beautiful photos! Her name is Vivian Maier, she was born in 1926 and died in 2009. Her work was discovered at an auction house in Chicago,by John Maloof. He acquired her belongings from a storage locker, that was sold off due to delinquent payments, for $400. The discovered work included 100,000 mostly negatives, and thousands of prints, countless undeveloped rolls of film. She lived most of her life in Chicago,worked in a sweat house when she was young, became a nanny for a family, kept to herself and always carried a camera with her and chronicled life on the streets of Chicago! Amazing story!!! Too see more photos check out Vivian Maier Blogspot.com.
Vivan Maier ~
I love this photo ~ it seems to glow