Gregory Crewdson is an American photographer best known for staging cinematic scenes of suburbia to dramatic effect. His surreal images are often melancholic, offering ambiguous narrative suggestions and blurring the boundaries between fiction and reality. 

He was born in 1962 in Brooklyn, New York. He is a graduate of SUNY Purchase and the Yale University School of Art, where he is now director of graduate studies in photography.

You can read more about Crewdson’s process and concepts in the interview below:

Gregory Crewdson, The Haircut, 2014
Digital Pigment Print, 37.5 x 50 inches