Frozen situation the set is called of photography collection that use from documentary and montage method of photography. This collection can be study of two viewpoint: Photographic & Semantically
From viewpoint of photographic can be indebted to modern photography as Szarkowski explanation. In photographic viewpoint (Szarkowski explanation) studied details of each photo,framing, proceed time issue, point of view and juxtaposing sign that are get from the facts. On the other hand can be indebted to contemporary photography which has tried to put together “narrative subject” and “construction” create an environment to better understanding the collection meaning for audience also from viewpoint of semantically is narration of situation .
The situation frozen in a moment and the time has been captured in a few seconds. Narrator can be an event that is happing or going to happen by using sign. This narration included of social and politic issues and etc. that conclusion of modern life also old pattern make our identity and historical roots. Olden pattern is the term of individual identity, social or other issues that determining a trend in your lives but if we abuse could be damaging effects on the person or their community.
In this collection try to study main core of photo story. Core story depended to Interaction of modern man is contrast of olden pattern and everyday problems. In other sense modern man had no choice except confront with this problems till to be able to give a new identity. This action makes the audience more encouraged to use their personal vision to interpret meaning of photos and determine the reason of creation of photo collection.
John Szarkowski (December 18, 1928-july 7, 2007) was a photographer, curator, historian, and critic. From 1926 to 19991 Szarkowski was director of photography at new York’s museum of modern are. [Official Website]