Finding Vivian Maier – Trailer

This is the official trailer for the documentary film, Finding Vivian Maier.

A film unraveling the life of the now famous Vivian Maier and John Maloof’s journey to piece together Maier’s past.

http://www.facebook.com/findingvivianmaier
http://www.twitter.com/vivianmaierfilm

http://www.findingvivianmaier.com (Film website)
http://www.vivianmaier.com (Maier’s photographs)

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Baby Monkey, Bali


The Ubud Monkey Forest is a nature reserve and temple complex in Ubud, Bali. Its full name as written on a welcome sign is the Padangtegal Mandala Wisata Wanara Wana Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. The complex houses approximately 340 Crab-eating Macaque (Macaca fascicularis) monkeys.

Milestones in Photography

World’s First Photograph
Joseph Nicéphore Niépce

Centuries of advances in chemistry and optics, including the invention of the camera obscura, set the stage for the world’s first photograph. In 1826, French scientist Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, took that photograph, titled View from the Window at Le Gras, at his family’s country home. Niépce produced his photo—a view of a courtyard and outbuildings seen from the house’s upstairs window—by exposing a bitumen-coated plate in a camera obscura for several hours on his windowsill. Continue reading