Thoughts while Visiting the Vivian Maier Exhibition

Thoughts while Visiting the Vivian Maier Exhibition

Our automatic assumption, as humans and as photographers, is that photographs are taken with the purpose of sharing. We cannot be sure this was Maier's goal, especially since she continued to shoot even after running out of money to pay for processing, which could indicate that she took photos out of an almost innate need to shoot for the purpose of shooting and capturing moments.