Today I came across the work of Vivian Maier. It's a bit of an odd story. No one really saw her pictures when she was alive; but then a guy in Chicago bought a box of her negatives from a sale of things being cleared out from some kind of storage locker. In fact he has boxes of her amazing prints and rolls and rolls of unprocessed films full of photos Ms Maier never even saw herself. (I wonder why she never got them developed?) Now he is spreading the word about her talent and sharing her work with the world.
Her street-style photography is very modern and she had an amazing eye for an image. Here are a few of my favourites:
You can find out more about her work and the story on John Maloof's blog: Vivian Maier - Her Discovered Work.