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Review: 'Finding Vivian Maier'

Original post made on Apr 20, 2014

Photographer John Maloof was only looking for some historical photos of the Chicago area when he purchased a box of undeveloped negatives at an auction in the winter of 2007. He ended up discovering the work of a previously unknown artist -- Vivian Maier -- who is now being compared to some of the greatest street photographers of all time.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, April 18, 2014, 10:28 AM

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Posted by oldphotog
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on Apr 20, 2014 at 4:14 pm

Good article. Just an historical note-there are no such things as undeveloped negatives. Undeveloped film, yes. Negatives are what you obtain from developing film. Unprinted photographs are what you are probably referring to. Film is an old medium most people who read online news probably are not familiar with so no disrespect meant. I just felt the need to chime in due to the historical aspect of the article.


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