Symbolic Interaction of Portrait Photography by Indra Leonardi

Andang Iskandar, Cece Sobarna, Deddy Mulyana, Yuyu Yohana R


Social interaction between a photographer with the object presents a symbol and meaning that arises from the results of the agreement. How photographic process actions in particular give meaning only understood by both, as actors to influence each other and influenced. This journal article describes the symbolic interaction of potrait photography by Indra Leonardi. The Symbolic interaction is the interaction that gave rise to the special meaning and riset to subjective interpretation results by Indra Leonardi interaction with others or his environment. This study used a qualitative approach with a method of Pierce semiotics phenomenology and symbolic interaction analysis. The researcher involved with informants in the preparation process, interaction with a model by Indra Leonardi with an object or a model and his environment. This research result explains the symbols used in photography by Indra Leonardi in a specific moment like a meaning of marriage with the symbol such as car, shoes, balloons, bracelets, rings, kisses, flowers, buildings, piano and so on. In addition, lighting techniques and blur are found almost in photo by Indra Leonardi. Second, the same idea as the previous photo such as the use of cars, shoes and blur techniques.

Keywords: symbolic interaction, potrait photography, Indra Leonardi

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