Why Is The Photography Of Vivian Maier So Popular?

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Alex Kilbee Vivian Maier is an exceptionally popular photographer, but is this popularity because she is a good photographer or because of the myth surrounding her? Or maybe it is because ‘the market’ has been managed so well that there is a kind of spiral of complicity? Alex Kilbee, who runs The Photographic Eye YouTube channel posted an interesting analysis …

Street and Travel Photography

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I came across a really interesting YouTube video from The Raw Society on Street and Travel photography. Some of its is as you might expect – basic compositional ideas, how to behave on the street and so on. But I found the totality an interesting watch with some excellent photography and thoughtful comments. Right at the end is a useful …