Tag Archives: Gregory Grewdson

Assignment 5 – Making it up

My girlfriend and I have been planning a year long, round-world trip, having secured career breaks from our respective employers. The trip is something we’ve talked about doing for many years. Now that we are on the brink of its realization, I’m regularly reminded by a concerned, yet cajoling colleague, of various scenarios which could […]

Assignment 5 – Preparation

The brief for the fifth assignment asks the student to “construct a stand-alone image of your choice. Alternatively you may choose to make a series, elaborating on the same theme. The only stipulation is that you produce work that has been controlled and directed by you for a specific purpose.” I began this assignment by […]

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 […]