Marilyn Stafford, a pioneer of street photography passed away earlier this month. A protégée of Scavullo and Cartier-Bresson, she took ready-to-wear fashion to the streets of Paris. Her career started with a grainy portrait of Albert Einstein at home in 1948, her first ever photograph as she liked to say. Her portfolio includes the likes of Édith Piaf, Eleanor Roosevelt, Bing Crosby, Sharon Tate and more. She was 97.
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