Vivian Maier Captured Over 100,000 Rolleiflex Portraits Before Her Death

 - Nov 11, 2014
References: vivianmaier & honestlywtf
It is commonly believed that an artist is never truly appreciated until after death and that is especially the case of Vivian Maier and her collection of 60s photography. But that is not the fault of the public, but due entirely to the fact that she kept her hobby a secret her entire life. Her 60s photography was only discovered after a real estate agent bought her storage trunk at an auction, which was loaded with over 100,000 street life portraits.

Shot on her Rolleiflex, the 60s photography is incredibly insightful. Focusing on candid moments with the odd capture of herself in a mirror that recalls the world's current obsession with selfies, the images are full of life and beauty.