Tag Archives: Gerry Badger

Research Point: Gregory Crewdson

Watch the linked video about Gregory Crewdson and his work, and consider the following questions.   Do you think there is more to this work than aesthetic beauty? I believe Crewdson’s images go far beyond aesthetic beauty. They appear more in line with stills from a movie than photographs. Interestingly, the images are produced with […]

A Non-traditional approach to Family Portraits

Here are a number of photographers who’s work has taken a less traditional view of family portraiture. I originally titled this post ‘Non-traditional Family Portraits’, but following an observation by my tutor I decided to change it to the above title. My initial title would suggest that the families are non-traditional, which isn’t necessarily the […]

Lee Friedlander

Lee Friedlander’s oeuvre can be characterised by a unique ability to create ordered compositions from otherwise chaotic scenes, often juxtaposing simple elements with playful guile. A highly influential figure in the history of photography, Friedlander has been recording the American social landscape since the late forties. The American social landscape, describes an entire generation of […]