Thesis Paper Between photography and cinematography there are always similarities. They both have

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Thesis Paper Between photography and cinematography there are always similarities. They both have a similar technical base, but the outcome is always different. My photographs explore the hazy boundaries that exist between the two. By adding elements of each, my images become a combination of both truth and fiction. Each image starts off with the construction of a miniature diorama. Every set is carefully constructed to be photographed. Like filmmaking, all staging and lighting are taken into account and manipulated to serve the overall image. After the photograph is taken, all the miniature sets are taken down and recycled for the next scene to be constructed. Through this process, I’m creating a space only to exist within the…show more content…
Some of his earlier series consists of domestic interior paintings of women. Those paintings communicated a sense of human hopelessness that characterized the Great Depression of the 1930s. Hoppers work has subtle symbolism throughout most of his career. One image in particular was of a woman looking out the window, leaving the viewer as the voyeur. It’s said that she represents optimism for the new age and a brighter future rising from the depression but at the same time, leaves the viewer wondering if she will just be disappointed at the outcome. The people he paints in his interiors take on another personality. They become the protagonist in a mini drama. Gregory Crewdson is another of my inspirations that I try to relate my work to. He did a series called brief encounters that beautifully captures figures lonesome in areas. All of the photos are captured in small urban towns or basic domestic interiors. Crewdson captures a quiet sense of desperation coming from his models in his photographs. hey feature often disturbing, surreal events His images are rich in detail, and there is not a thing in the frame—not a stain, not a lampshade—that he does not carefully select. And yet, this abundance of detail is balanced with a striking lack of information—the settings are ordinary (a suburban kitchen, a living room, a dark street corner)—and, more importantly, the frame is de-contextualized: we

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