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Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier (1926-2009) was an American self-taught photographer who grew up in France. Over the 40 year period she lived in Chicago she took over 100,000 photographs of street scenes, people and self-portraits. She had a great eye for interesting … Continue reading

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Seydou Keita

“The great African portraitist Seydou Keita lived in Bamako, Mali from 1921 to 2001. A self-taught photographer, he opened a studio in 1948 and specialized in portraiture.” Most of these images were taken in the 1960’s. How awesome?

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