Street Photography by Vivian Maier

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Street Photography

Vivian Maier was an American focusing on street photography. She was born in New York City. Although she worked as a nanny, Maier depicted wonderfully people and cities. More specifically, Maier at her spare time photographed numerous of instances with the urban perspective. There are Maier’s photographs of New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. In addition to that, she has travelled to many places always with her camera.

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Vivian Maier Documentary

Over her lifetime Maier has captured over 150,000 photographs. Unfortunately, everyone of them were retrieved after her death. It is noteworthy to say that during her lifetime no-one new her existence as a photographer as she did not print anything through her negatives. Last year her life was a subject of the documentary Finding Vivian Maier receiving numerous awards and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2014. Some pictures are presented in this article describing her immense power having her camera with her. The result is impressive. Enjoy.

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