Proceedings of the International Conference on Business, Economic, Social Science and Humanities (ICOBEST 2018)

The Sensuality And Tendency Of Fetishism On Model Photography

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Ivan Kurniawan
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Ivan Kurniawan
Available Online November 2018.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icobest-18.2018.75How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Photography, sensuality, fetishism, Facebook.
Abstract
This study aims to identify the tendency of sensuality and fetishism in the model-themed amateur photographers group on Facebook named 'GGModels'. Using qualitative content analysis methods by calculating sensual and fetish visual signs in the photos most liked by its members. After screening of 16,867 photos, there are 18 photos were used as sampling based on the number of 'like' button embedded. The coding is categorized using cinematic and narrative aspects as a photo-forming element. The tendency of fetishism is not only represented through the nakedness of a woman's body. The highest frequency of visual marks on photos is messy hair, followed by a half-open lip shape, and technical use of investing which aims to highlight the photo subject. Further research needs to be carried out considering that this study only involves one photo community. Through social media and model-themed photography, novice photographers try to produce new sensuality values. However, there is a tendency that leads to woman body's exploration, leaving aside cinematic and narrative aspects as elements of forming photos. This condition certainly provides an overview of the learning process that tends to be wilder when there is no norm or value system that limits the photography process.
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