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6 Masterful NY Street Photographers (Past & Present)

The movement or discipline of street photography emerged at the close of the 19th century, when technological advancements ushered in portable cameras which enabled early practitioners like… 1,008 more words

Johannes "Hans" and Salome (Maier) Freudigmann Anniversary

On this day in 1928, my great grandfather and great grandmother Johannes “Hans” and Salome (Maier) Freudigmann got married.  Hans was 32 and Salome was 21.   129 more words


The Case Of Vivian Maier: Why Eccentric Introverts Are Awesome

An example of Maier’s captivating street photography

Originally published at The Huffington Post

I recently came across a documentary film about a self-taught street photographer from the 1950s who died before realising how much fame her Rolleiflex twin lens camera would bring her. 707 more words

Was Jesus A Myth?

Claims that Jesus of Nazareth is simply a regurgitation of the myths, such as Osiris, Dionysius, or Mithras  are really impossible to reconcile if you study the details. 198 more words


Vivian Maier at Beetles and Huxley: 4th August- 5th September 2015

The discovery of Vivian Maier is unremarkable. The Chicago nanny shot to posthumous fame after thousands of her negatives turned up at auction in 2009. Under appreciated art seems to appear all the time yet what… 775 more words