Tag: vivian maier

Dorridge, England, 2021

Street Photography 101: Use juxtaposition

I am relatively new to street photography by which I mean, I have been ‘dabbling’ for a few years but never really taken it seriously. Indeed, as I’ve written before, I never really saw the point of it. Recently however, I’ve begun to change my mind about street photography. Having

What Level Are You At?

The photographer and blogger Ming Thein wrote a wonderful post back in November 2012 about the creative evolution of a photographer. He identifies four stages (actually five if you include the pre stage) that photographers typically advance through as they improve their technical as well as creative skills. In many

Vivian Maier

Last night I watched the BBC documentary Vivian Maier: Who Took Nanny’s Pictures? The documentary is part of the excellent Imagine series of art shows and available on BBC iPlayer until 6th August. The program tells the story of the mysterious nanny who died in 2009 leaving behind a secret

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