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Vivian Maier: Self-Portraits


Having briefly looked at the bizarre story of how Vivian Maier’s work became public (here) I want to look specifically at the published collection of her self portraits as part of my research into assignment 3. 1,657 more words

Research And Reflection

Gruyaert's European splash of colour

As a follower of the colour photography that stems from William Eggleston and Stephen Shore et al, it was a pleasure to view the exhibition of Belgium Magnum photographer Harry Gruyaert at the Maison Europeenne de la Photographie in Paris today. 205 more words



Interior Detail by William Eggleston
(source: http://purple.fr/magazine/f-w-2009-issue-12/338)

From Susan Sontag’s On Photography:

When we are afraid, we shoot. When we are nostalgic, we take photos.

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from Memphis series by William Eggleston
(source: masters-of-photography.com/E/eggleston)


William Eggleston

This photograph is found in William Eggleston Chromes photography book. When flipping through some of these photos I found a theme of streets but in a mundane manner. 535 more words

William Eggleston bringing colour to the people

Today I’m sharing the work of William Eggleston with you. This is probably a photographer whose work you are already familiar with. This guy is widely regarded as the practitioner who made colour photography more acceptable as an art form. 198 more words