Vivian Maier, photographer

“Vivian Maier, nanny photographer.” Maier’s dramatic photographs are everywhere today — on gallery walls, in books, on TV and film. The constant references to her as the nanny photographer cruelly demean her work and talent.  She was a street photographer, period. And a very good one, with a remarkable eye for composition, lighting and texture in scenes of everyday urban life.   Read the rest of this entry »