New York photographer Gregory Crewdson makes impressive photography works about American myths, showing the downside of American dream thanks to the surrealism touch.
Crewdson builds elaborate sets for his photography to take pictures that are foreboding and with extraordinary detail. Each photo is the result of work of a whole team of decorators, light engineers, extras. Usually so much effort is done to shoot a movie. In this case it is all done to make just one shot which tells the whole story and bears a mystery.
The images are frozen in time and there’s no before or after. It gives a viewer a possibility to imagine and to expand this “movie” in their minds. Crewdson has made that his unique strength.
The process of shooting